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I need to attach a document to Content Approval Workflow of SharePoint 2010?

Can someone guide me to the process?

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Can you clarify your question, please? Do you mean you want to start an Approval Workflow on a document? –  Laurie May 27 '11 at 2:23
    
Sorry, I meant Content Approval WF. Tx –  saumilm May 27 '11 at 7:40
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You set up Content Approval for the entire document library. Here are the steps:

  1. Library Settings > Versioning Settings
  2. Content Approval: Require content approval for submitted items? Yes
  3. Document Version History: Create major and minor (draft versions)
  4. Draft Item Security: Only users who can approve items (and the author of the item)

This will cause the document versions to be draft versions until the user chooses Publish a major version. That's when the approver can approve the document and it becomes the new version.

Here are the steps to use a workflow for content approval:

  1. Select Add a workflow from the ribbon
  2. Select workflow template: Publishing Approval
  3. Check the box: Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item
  4. Click Next and set up the notification information
  5. Check the box for Enable Content Approval: Update the approval status after the workflow is completed

Note: if you do not see the Publishing Approval workflow template, the site collection administrator needs to enable the Publishing Approval Workflow feaure:

Site Actions > Site Settings > Site Collection features > Activate the Publishing Approval Workflow feature

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