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In List Definition, in elements.xml ListTemplate element has EnableModeration attribute.

From MSDN:

EnableModeration - Optional Boolean. TRUE to specify that content approval is enabled by default in lists created through the template; otherwise, FALSE.

Also in schema.xml, the List element has ModeratedList attribute

ModeratedList - Optional Boolean. TRUE to require content approval for submitted items.

What is the difference? Which one should I set to have Approve/Reject button available?

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The scope differs, the effect should be the same. One is used in List instances (per instance of list - even when using the OOTB lists, you might want to have it created with Content Approval enabled) by example, the other is used in List Definitions, e.g. when you create a new List Template and want to enforce this by default, then you can omit it from List instances.


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