The Content Approval feature permits you to create a list or a document library where items or files that are submitted by users are not visible to other site users until the items or the files are approved by a user (such as the site administrator) who belongs to a site group that has the Manage ...

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Content Approval / Workflows

Stuck on this one. I have a list of Documents that I want to be: (1) Viewed & Modified by one list of users part of SharePoint Group_A (2) Approved by another list of users using SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint list content approval - approve or reject only once

I am working on Sharepoint list with content approval enabled. The list contains a scope for a release, where teams add the items and management approves or rejects for a particular release. ...
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Set approval status of a list item to pending while retaining the approved version

I have a site with multiple lists which are linked to each other. When I update an item(edit / approve) in one list, the approval status of the corresponding items in the other lists also should be ...
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Appove ListItem using Javascript in Office365

I'm trying to approve selected items from a list by pressing a custom button in the Ribbon. I can get the selected items. I can get the fields of the selected items. I can even update those fields. ...
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Complex Approval workflow - start from scratch or use OOTB?

I have a complex approval requirement from my users who would like the approvers to be chosen based on some fields that they have chosen (e.g., if they select Marketing, I find the name in the ...
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Approve folder in document library from Rest API (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I am able to approve files easily enough with the url var url = SPAppWebUrl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + filePath + "')/Approve(comment='AutoApprove - " + ...
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SharePoint standard license unable to create publishing apporval workflow

I keep on getting "The form cannot be displayed in the browser because the use of session cookies has been disabled in the current browser settings. In order to load the form, session cookies must be ...
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What is the purpose of List settings -> version settings -> Require content approval for submitted items?

We are using SharePoint 2013. I would like to know what is the purpose of 'Require content approval for submitted items?' with an example of how it can help to achieve a purpose. Take any example.
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FBA + Alternate access mapping + Workflow task approval = validation errors

This seems like an oddly specific issue that I can't explain. Issue In SharePoint 2010. As an FBA user publishing content, when I attempt to complete a page approval workflow task accessing the ...
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Content Query webpart doesn't display 'Approved 'post from the Discussion board

OOTB - I'm trying to use a 'Content Query' webpart to display 'Approved' posts, from a discussion board that's on the same site. My 'Content Editors' group have 'Contribute' permission to this site ...
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Using REST to approve a list item

I am hoping that someone else here has tried to do this successfully. I am trying to approve a list item via JavaScript using the REST interface. I know how to do it with CSOM, but in this scenario I ...
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Questions about “enabling content approval for submitted items”, inside my wiki library

I have added an enterprise wiki site collection , and I have enabled approving any wiki pages . by doing to “Library setting -- > Versioning Setting -- > Require content approval for submitted items?” ...
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How to display the Replied user name in Discussion board thread view

I have a discussion board in SharePoint 2010 which is customized and showing in threaded view. I want to show the name of the person who has given reply to the posts in the progress status bar. ...
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Turning Off Publishing Content Approval for Editing Pages

I have a SharePoint 2013 Publishing site Intranet using a single site collection. I have turned off the Publishing Approval Workflow in site settings (root site collection) and this did not work - ...
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Stop approval status from resetting to pending when an item is edited

When a new item is added to my list, its approval status is "pending". When the item is approved, the creator gets an email notification that the item was approved. The problem comes in when the item ...
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Make Pending Announcement Viewed by Everyone

I need to create an Announcement List for News that everyone can contribute. My challenge is: Communications Team will approve some articles to show on the Homepage (Parent Site). But all pending ...
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How do draft item security affect indexing for search?

Some info: In my SharePoint 2010 environment I have set the "Draft Item Security" to "Only users who can edit items". The search service account have Full Read permissions and should be able to index ...
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One user/group updates via datasheet view,other users/groups single record with approval?

I have created a list on a SharePoint site. I need to configure the list permission so that one single user is allowed to use the datasheet view and can perform updates without approval all other ...
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Make one user create and edit page and other user approve it. How to do this?

I want to achieve this simple functionality using OOB Approval - SharePoint 2010 and Publishing workflows but it is not working. I have two users user1 and user2 I want user1 to create and edit ...
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Issue with list attachments when content approval is enabled

I have a very simple custom list in a Sharepoint 2007 which I'm having an issue with attachments disappearing when content approval is switched on and I edit an item that was previously approved. It ...
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Understanding “approval” workflow on List

I am totally confused regarding approval workflow on List. I thought I had figured it out but looks like that's not the case. I simply want to achieve the following. I have a list named "Test" This ...
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SharePoint 2013 | Content Approval with Workflow does not update approval state

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I have created a calendar (based on the Standard calendar list template). After that I switched on Content Approval for this calender in the versioning Settings. After ...
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Workflow tasks not visible in My Tasks list

I am using standard Publishing workflow on one of my list. I have two users in "Approvers" group and this group is added to this workflow. I have deselected the Expand Groups option which says "For ...
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Will content approval workflow send email alert and show up in tasks?

If I used default content approval workflow for both Lists and Pages, will it send email alert to approver when a new item is posted? Secondly will the pending tasks to approve items show up in task ...
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Draft version visibility

I have a customer which wants their draft documents to be visible only to their authors. Moreover, the published version should be visible to everyone. However, they do not want to go through the ...
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Approval Status is different given user's permissions. Visitors can see non-approved items

The approval status for blog post items is different given user's permission on a blog site. I had the Draft Item Security setting set to "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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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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Content Approval Field Missing

I've gone through and enabled content approval for a given document library. I've created a new 2013 list workflow and associated it with the library. I want to add an action to set the content ...
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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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Workflow approval on document modification, but not on document upload

I need to setup a workflow for approval on a document library in SharePoint 2010. I figured out how to setup approval for everything, including uploading documents, but I don't want that. I want ...
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Assign Approver based on lookup field to separate list

I am trying to make an approval workflow run off of an approver pulled from a separate list. For instance I have a SharePoint list called "access" that has a lookup of a choice field from a separate ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Auditing - audit document approval

We have new requirement in one of our projects to keep track of users who approved document in library. We are aware that there is auditing solution built-in in SharePoint, but I couldn't find ...
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Is there any way to block editing on a document when a content approval workflow is active?

So I've got a Document under an approval workflow, but I'd rather not let the users edit the document while the workflow is active to keep consistency on everyone's approval (it's multi-step). I've ...
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How to send automatic email/s to the approve/s of content on my enterprise wiki

I have created a publishing site which contain enterprise wiki and for some sites I define that I contents require approval before being published. Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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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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Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item

How can i uncheck the option/setting "Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item" in a publishing approval workflow of a pages library of publishing site. I found other ...
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Edit approved list items

I have a list here which requires new items be approved. There's a certain field that members would like to edit. When one makes edits, the other does not see. People with approve permissions can see ...
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CSOM Get ListItem of Folder

In an application I'm working on, I'm interacting with SharePoint (2010) via the .NET Client-Side Object Model, and am trying to account for a large number of possible configurations of document ...
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Working With Content Approval / Moderation In CSOM

The SharePoint Object Model provides a property of an SPListItem called SPListItem.ModerationInformation.Status to allow you to determine the current content approval / moderation status if a document ...
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How to edit ModerationStatus in content approval

We are using content approval and now we would like to change the pending status to checked.Is it possible to change ModerationStatus (draft, pending, approved, rejected) to (draft, checked, approved, ...
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How to get correct approver

We have created a custom approval workflow. The approval task is assigned to user A. But sometimes user B would open the task and approve it. As you can see by the screenshot it says who was assigned ...
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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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Creating an approval workflow with Sharepoint Designer 2010

I have a problem with Sharepoint 2010. For some reason the famous "Sharepoint 2010 - Approval Workflow" is nowhere to be found on the workflow templates and I can't figure out how to create one on the ...
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How do I send out alerts when a document is approved

Is there anyway to send out an alert when a document passes content approval. Ie a group of users should get emailed when any documents in a particular document library go from pending to approved ...
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can't see infopath form approved and enabled by central administration

following this processes: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/demo-deploy-an-administrator-approved-form-template-HA010205047.aspx I am trying to upload a form containing some C# ...
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Disable approvement for a single listitem

I am creating a custom list in Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010. I want to set "approvement needed" for single listitems to false or disabled. My intention is, that a element can be approved ...
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Change Workflow State to Approved

I've build my own approval workflow. My workflow is finished, but the state of the workflow (state in library) is "finished". When I finish the standard SharePoint approval workflow the state is ...
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Workflow immediately rejects document when “End on Document Change” is selected

I have created a new "Approval SharePoint 2010" workflow for a document library. When I select the "End on Document Change" option, it says it will "Automatically reject the document if it is changed ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 OOTB Approval Workflow >> Open this Task button calls infopath form

I'm customizing the Sharepoint 2010 OOTB Approval workflow's "Överall" behavior step. In Step #3, I want the user to directly open the Approve/Reject infopath form in a modal window... (like its ...