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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How to approve document collaboration for a subset of users

This is a complicated requirement that is driving me a bit crazy and I was hoping someone could help me find a solution. I'm using SharePoint 2013. Imagine 3 collaborators and 1 very important (I'll ...
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Make Default Workflow Settings Mandatory

To my library I added a workflow, which is based on the 'approval with notification' template. The workflow is started to approve publishing of a major version and default groups for approval and ...
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Create a calculated column that populates a lookup column, based on another columns selection

I've been out of the Sharepoint game for a few years, but the company I work for now has a need for a sharepoint site (and I'm the one to create it). I'm not a programmer and I've just recently ...
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How to set Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom

i am associating a custom workflow to a library using csom. How do i select checkbox : Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom.
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Office 365 Approve/Reject view not allowing select

I have a document library in Office 365 that has content approval turned on. We have our approving person logging in, and I'd like to have them be able to select the item without opening the Word ...
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Suppress Content Approval information messages

I have a document library that has content approval turned on for students to upload information. I'd like to remove the 2 content approval information messages that appear on uploading the file as ...
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Deleting Custom Types from Approval Workflows

It took me 3 months to create my desired approval workflow of my SharePoint site. I didn't know that when I make a trial by creating a certain approval workflow, SharePoint creates this "custom ...
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Use client-side people picker in New/Edit form

We have an on-prem SP 2013. We have custom new and edit forms for some specific content types. The out of the box new/edit forms have the "good" client-side people picker, but as soon as we create ...
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Draft entry owners' record lost in list item (which uses content approval) are lost

I have a custom list in sharepoint 2010. It includes a "Description" column which allows appending changes to existing text. It is needed to track who has entered the comment to any list item. This ...
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Permission documents within library so only initiator and approver (varying) can see it

I am trying to build out a performance review site and need to allow reviewee (document originator) and approver the ability to see document (no one else). I need for the reviewee to upload their ...
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Review and approval workflow for list

I'm making an workflow with two steps on reviewing. Fist step after a list item is included. The reviewer will verify the item and choose to accept or reject. If he rejects, the item is rejected ...
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Email not working when the Approval Status column (for resource booking) changes?

I not sure whether I am reasoning correctly. Below is my scenario: User enters a new booking within Resource Booking calendar. Admin approves / rejects. User receives email that item has been ...
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Show approver name in email notification workflow

I'm creating an email notification workflow. It is a 2013 workflow, but it calls a 2010 workflow in the send email step. This workflow notifies the user whem his document is approved by a valid ...
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Set up “Review items” permissions on a list/library

I have a library with content that is pushed out to a large audience -- read permissions. We have several people who work on developing the content -- contribute permissions. We've turned on content ...
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Add Publishing comments to email workflow

I'm new here, I hope this is the right way to ask things. So I'm preparing a Sharepoint site for one of the departments in my office, it is a 2013 Sharepoint site. I did an email notification ...
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Approval with Event Receiver

Is it possible to do an approval with event receiver? I tried to do this with sharepoint designer but when I put a lot of file (more than 200) on approbation, my workflow crash randomly. So I want to ...
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Excel Documents dropping MetaData in a Document Library when edited

Currently in our environment we have an approval based library that houses several documents, all categorized and utilizes Metadata columns to group and sort those documents. When an individual edits ...
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Simple approval process in Sharepoint 2013

I need to have a very simple content approval process on a document library. No workflows just content approval enabled. So I have enabled it at the library. Then I wanted to grant approval ...
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Capture Content Approver in Workflow

I am using content approval on a piece of content and have a 2010 workflow that waits for the Approval Status to turn Approved. I then want to capture the approver in a new field called "Approved by". ...
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How to restore or recreate Approve/Reject view (mod-view.aspx)?

We are using SP2013 on-premise. On a site collection we have some lists with Content Approval enabled. The system automatically add "Approve/Reject" view into the lists. This view is special because ...
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Can a SPD workflow set variable to current item's latest approved version value?

We have a reusable workflow created with SharePoint designer. We are using SP2010 workflow engine. The workflow will be used on a list which content approval is enabled. We have a problem on "set ...
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Need advice to solve conflict between Content Approval and SPD Workflow

I have a list with "Require Content Approval" turned on. The list have 2 columns "IsExpire" and "Expire date". A SPD global reusable workflow is setup on the list to check whether the item reach its "...
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List item show content Approval in info path form?

I have filled true in the list settings box Require content approval. But when i make approve comments and approve status i only see those in the columns not in the list form. How can i show content ...
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Link Approval Workflow to Content Approval

Is there any way to link the custom approval workflow with the content approval in a list? Items shall only be visible, once they are approved (through the approval workflow). As I understand only ...
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Different Groups of Approver Based on Entry

I have a list with a lookup-column linked to another list (with items like 'Car', 'Plane', 'Train'). A simple content approval is enabled (List Settings -> Versioning Settings). Currently there is ...
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SharePoint Online - View Only access is able to view latest draft versions

I have the document library settings enabled for content approval. Require content approval for submitted items? Yes Create Major and minor versions. Who should see draft items in this document ...
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Content Approval: how to stop micro changes to be again approved

Once a document is approved, after a change it again asks for approval. My requirement is once document is approved it should stay approved even when user changes it. I'm not using versions.
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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Author cannot see the document whose status change from Approved BACK to Pending

We have a Sharepoint 2013 on-premise site. On the site we have a library which have Require Content Approval and Create Major Versions enabled. There is no workflow. When the author (which do not ...
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Setup wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others

How can you setup the wiki to require edit approval on some pages, but not on others. I know how to enable versioning and approval for the library, but is there a way that approval can be required ...
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In workflow 'Set content approval status' do not change approval status

I have manual workflow, where I want to set content approval status to 'Approved'. I use Set content approval status action. It is executing, but it do not change my workflow. More info: I also have ...
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How do I stop users changing a document going through approval workflow?

I am working with SharePoint 2013 and a document library. After numerous attempts at trying to coax the 2013 workflow process into doing what I needed, I gave up and resorted to a 2010 workflow. ...
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Get approval status in edit form

Is there an easy way to retrieve item approval status (moderationStatus) inside the edit form? During display of edit form I need to know wheather the currently edited item was approved or not. I see ...
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Approval Status can not be update

I'm a newbie in Sharepoint. Now I'm working in a company which has Sharepoint 2010 systems I want to create a content approval workflow. For the beginning, I was trying to create content approval ...
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Display the Approver name in a Sharepoint Wiki view

How can I display the Approver name (or "No 'Approved by' column in wiki page content type ?") in a SharePoint Wiki view? I have a SharePoint Wiki Library with Approval process enabled with Major+...
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Difference Between Content Approval and Document Approval Workflow?

Could somebody explain the differences between content approval and document approval workflow in SharePoint 2010 and how they work together when they are both turned on in a document library?
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Powershell Script to approve all the pages,masterpages,layouts in a site collection

Need some automated way for publishing the content throughout the site within the one action using some commands, powershell or some custom code or any utility available for SharePoint 2013. Any ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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How to change the Pending warning message

I am working on an enterprise wiki site collection, and for the versioning setting i defined that the content requires approval, and any user can see the pending pages. so when users add/edit a wiki ...
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How to send my wiki page to be approved by specific user/s

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013:- A publishing site collection based on enterprise wiki. Inside my page library options, I define “Require content approval for submitted items” ...
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Default Values do not get applied to new versions of documents

Default values work correctly when a document is first uploaded to a library. But when that document is modified and re-uploaded to the library, the default values are not applied. I've tested this ...
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Access Request Approval Email Interception

We are looking at the access request email notification in SharePoint 2013, and wondering how much customization we can do to it. Is this something that "best practice...should not be customized", or ...
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Directly Approve Blog post with “Save as Draft” activated

We have a SharePoint 2013 out of the box blog. Because the user wants to have drafts, I activated the "Require content approval for submitted items" in the posts-list versioning settings. But this ...
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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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Approve 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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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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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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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?” ...