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I have a list named "Test".

On this list I enabled approval workflow named "Test".

If you take a look at screenshot below which shows "All Items" view you will see 3 items, 2 approved and 1 rejected.

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I created a new view named "Test" to show only those items which were approved using this workflow. But when I apply filter as shown in screenshot below, this custom view doesn't display any records.

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How do I apply filter so only those items are showed which were approved in workflow?

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Frank, are you sure you are looking at the correct view? Did you applied the filter on All Items view, or you created a new view? By default All Items view is selected, so if you created a new view, you should choose the view shown in horizontal list beside Find an item box! –  Arsalan Adam Khatri Sep 11 '13 at 10:11
    
Yes I made a copy of All Items, named it Test and then applied filter on it. –  Frank Martin Sep 11 '13 at 10:19
    
So you sure you are looking at "Test" view rather than "All Items" view! –  Arsalan Adam Khatri Sep 11 '13 at 11:18
    
Yes I am looking at "Test" view. –  Frank Martin Sep 11 '13 at 11:31

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If you want to filter it based on workflow status This list might be useful when you creates a view based on workflow status. If you are creating a view for a list filtered by the workflow status, you would need use the number rather than the words (e.g. 2 instead of In Progress, 4 instead of Cancelled etc)

Status Value

Not Started 0

Failed on Start 1

In Progress 2

Error Occurred 3

Canceled 4

Completed 5

Failed on Start (retrying) 6

Error Occurred (retrying) 7

Canceled 15

Approved 16

Rejected 17

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