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Finally I was able to start runing my workflow, it starts ok, and then it generates a task, but when I go to the task, it doesnt have the Approve or Reject buttons, What am I missing?

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A workflow task doesn't have Approve/Reject functionality out of the box. You can only mark it as complete. If you edit the workflow task you should see a "Complete Task" button. Click it and the workflow will continue.

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a nd how can I edit that form? MY first example was done with spd and infopath and I did an approve and reject buttons, but this example is with vs 2010 – Luis Valencia Sep 3 '10 at 11:52
My apologies, Luis. I didn't catch that you were using SPD. See if this one helps:… (Note the custom task wizard) – Rob Wilson Sep 3 '10 at 12:42
I am not using SPD, this example was built with VS 2010, and the task form only has a save button but there is no Complete task button there. – Luis Valencia Sep 3 '10 at 15:56
I think I'm with you now. One thing I wanted to mention is that you may be able to use the built-in approval workflow for what you need if you have SharePoint Server 2010. See… for more information. For Visual Studio specific workflows, check out this thread:… . They should work in 2010 as well as 2007. – Rob Wilson Sep 3 '10 at 23:34
Thank you for the links, but I am just following a tutorial on the wrox book Sharepoint 2010 Professioanl Development and the first tutorail I did was on SPD 2010 and it had an approve button, but this second tutorial its the same workflow but with visual studio, and after reading detailed again I didnt saw a way to customize the task form, or to put an approve button there like I did with SPD 2010 and Infopath – Luis Valencia Sep 4 '10 at 2:50

Make sure that, "%complete" and "task status" fields are not hidden in content type. They are necessary for task outcome works correctly.

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