Approval process is a process within a SharePoint workflow where editors get their work approved or rejected by a user with approval rights

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Updating approval status at end of workflow

I have created a custom approval workflow using Sharepoint Designer 2010. The workflow starts when a document is selected for publish a major version and routes it to different approvers depending on ...
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How can I create an approval workflow for changes to firstname and lastname in user profile properties?

Is it possible to create an approval workflow that captures the event of a user changing their first name or last name properties in their user profile?
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how to send approval email thru Workflow which can read more than one persons in ( persons and group) feild

I have one field of (person / group) or people picker box in info path form library, and I apply the setting to accept more than one person at the same time in check boxes, and I want to design a ...
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Sharepoint List Question

I have many people filling out list items over a few days and saving as they go. Once they are finished there is a dropdown on the list that they set to "Complete" Can I easily see what columns are ...
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SharePoint Designer 2010 - Current and Pending list values in Workflow Email

I'm building a custom workflow in SPD 2010 and I need to create an approval workflow to send designated users an email when the list is updated. The email will need to include the current list field ...
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Submit Announcement for Approval

What is the best way to save an announcement until it is ready to submit for approval. I have to build a News announcement that ANYONE can contribute to our Intranet News, however, the approver (my ...
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Modify Approval Status Value

I am sending an email through workflow and would like to indicate the Approval status. For example, I want the email to look like this: Your request has been Approved by the Administrator. OR ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Approval workflow conditions

Using SharePoint designer, how do I route the approval email based on that category? I can not seem to figure out how to send the email address, as a variable, to the approver's email parameter.
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Workflow Approve/Reject is disabled for the full controled users

I've a workflow. When I start the approval process I'm getting e-mail but when I try to approve/reject it, the option is disabled. I 've got the full control permission but nothing happens. I selected ...
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Conditionally Require Approval on List Items

I have a calendar list, and I need to have it so that only items that meet a certain condition require approval. I have tried to use workflow, but when I fire them on the create/change event, the ...
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Unable to approve folder in Master Page Gallery

I am an administrator/developer and I have created a news site publishing site and all everything in the "Master Page Gallery" Needs to be approved. First I tried to use 'PublishingSite.PageLayouts' ...
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Programmatically altering approval workflow task in separate workflow

Here is my code to programmatically alter the task at hand, the only problem is that the code doesn't alter the "Outcome" of the approval task. The Outcome field is blank. "Task Status" is Complete, ...
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What is a good strategy for automatically approving a list submission after a set period of time?

I have a custom sharepoint list that requires approval from a specific group before an item is shown to everyone who has access to the list. I received a request to have all items be automatically ...
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Automatic Content Sanitization in Sharepoint 2010/2013

Is it possible to perform basic document sanitization tasks in Sharepoint 2010 or 2013? I would like to be able to trigger the sanitization task based on a set of user defined rule. Examples of ...
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Stop user adding tasks to document approval tasks list

I explained to the users of my SharePoint to upload a document to the library and start the Approval workflow. All was going well until one user went to the tasks list, created a new task and attached ...
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Approval Workflow OOTB SharePoint 2010

I am still learning how workflows work and this is the first time I have used OOTB so needless to say, I coded much more than I needed to. With that being said, today we tested the approval which goes ...
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Start workflow from within a workflow?

I have a workflow that is created from a default "Approval" template, and the basic startup conditions are not enough for my purposes. I also can't open this workflow in SP Designer (it doesn't even ...
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How can I direct a form to a specific person for approval?

I am working on a Sharepoint calendar. This calendar will allow any staff member to request time off by posting an event to the calendar. However, before an event is posted it should be approved. ...
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Different Approvers group for subsite on publishing portal

I have a site collection with Publishing with Approval turned on. I have a requirement that a subsite within that site collection have approvals handled by a different set of people than are in the ...
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How to create list workflow with two approvers?

I'm interested on how to make a request vacation workflow which has two approvers associated with the request. the logic I need is when any of the two approvers approve the request workflow goes on ...
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Approval Workflow with content targets…?

I have a random question for a workflow & I'm trying to figure out the best way to do it. I have a content target when someone submits a new 'news' item - say for example, they can select IT, ...
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Issue with customizing approval process in sharepoint designer

Update--- It appears the that the workflows are completing but it is taking an hour or so to process. Has anyone encounted this before???? I have created on a list a sharepoint designer workflow that ...
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sending Approval workflow tasks for a document library that no longer exists

One of mine site is sending Approval workflow tasks for a document library that no longer exists. The assumption is that if the document library does not exist, the workflow should have disappeared ...
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Approval Workflow Task Permissions

I have a Modified OOTB Approval Workflow running on Custom List (modified in SPD). It creates a Task in the Tasks list. Now, I want to change the default permissions assigned to the Task Item. Right ...
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How can I create a form that automatically hides or displays certain questions based on previous answers?

What is a good reference on how to create a work-flow based form? i.e. The form has ten fields, and the first five fields show up by default, but the next five fields show up only when a user has ...
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Outlook prompting for credentials everytime I try to open an “announcement” emailed froma workflow?

I have a sharepoint approval workflow running on OOTB announcements list. Although it sends the email to the respective approver promptly, the user is unable to open the announcement without being ...
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Publishing workflow always discards page

I have a publishing web with unique permissions. I have tried changing the default approvers group through code by doing the follwing: Locate Pages list Locate workflow association by ...
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Dynamic and Automatic approvers in SPD workflow (OOB)

I have a list items that need to be approved by a set of approvers. The list of approvers would change based on department, location and value of item. For example, if there an item to be moved from ...
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Why does a workflow cancel with “access denied” for all but users with Full Control accesse?

I am working with an existing SharePoint deployment that has a convoluted security structure. After cleaning up permissions a bit, an approval workflow for absence requests is somehow not working for ...
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Start workflow only if some columns change

Does anyone have an idea how to stop custom approval workflow from running when a list item's ModerationInformation.Status is changed? I have a custom approval workflow that I wrote using Visual ...
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Finding source item in Workflow

I am new to Sharepoint and using Visual Studio 2008 I have created a workflow that uses custom content type based off workflow task list with additional columns for Approval Status and Approver Notes. ...
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Grant document approval in workflow

I have a form library with a people picker to determine the document approver. There is a workflow that runs when the item is submitted that grants OOTB Approval permission to whomever is in that ...
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Get Approvers Group - C#

I'm working on a workflow project, where I have to get all the users in the Approvers group. In order to get the approvals group, I run the following code: SPGroup approvals = ...
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Linking Approval Tasks on List Items with SharePoint Designer Workflows

I have a simple approval process that I built with SharePoint Designer 2010. It starts by assigning a task to the user. The user simply approves and rejects the task. Based on the status an email ...
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'Append-Only Comments' not appending

Ok, so here's the background: i have a 3/4 step approval process: User submits item for approval Approver approves(with comment) and tells user they need more details User edits item with necessary ...
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Approval Form Sometimes Requires Double Click to Approve/Reject

We have a SharePoint Designer WF that spawns an approval WF. The form for the approval is giving us several issues. Occasionally users have to double click the approve or reject button. This ...
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Duration per task SPD Workflow

When we start an approval process in a SPD workflow, we can fill in the "duration of the task" and/or the "due date ". But what exactly happens when we cross the date? A reminder to the person with ...