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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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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sharepoint 2010 cannot edit list item after approved

Working on a custom approval workflow, in which: A form is filled out, and Then the item is sent to an approver via email. Approver views item, and chooses approve/reject from the ribbon. Item steps ...
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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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How to require approval around adding users to SP groups?

We have a site owner who we want to be able to create lists, etc. and assign SharePoint groups to have access to them. However, we need to verify (approve) the people she wants to add to those groups ...
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Can't approve major version

I published a major version of a custom page layout in SP Designer 2010 and it popped up a box asking “This document requires content approval. Do you want to view or modify its approval status?” When ...
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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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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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Calendar to enable end-user entry

We have a department that needs a rich calendar control: It will display a month layout, with each day being clickable. When a day is clicked, a popup would allow someone to select a two-hour time ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 content approval workflow disable email sending

I want to use the out of the box content approval workflow. Is there a way to disable the sending of email acknowledgement for approval to both the approver and person who submitted the document? Is ...
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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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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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Content Approval Status Prematurely Changed

I am having an issue with my approval workflow on a two-level approval process. The content Approval Status is being set to "Approved" after the first approval, but then on the second level approval ...
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Automatic list item translation without approval using Variations

How can i achieve automatic list item translation without approval? We are using Variations to build a multilingual Publishing Portal. The variation setup looks like this: / (Site Collection Root) ...
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Can I temporarily turn off content approval without “undesired results”

I adopted a sharepoint site that was incomplete and now I'm trying to bring some of the tasks to completion. One problem was that the content types used different columns (some site columns, some ...
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Get List items using Sp Services on content approval enabled List

I have enabled Content approval on SharePoint List. Able to access all the items that are in pending state through Sp-services Getlistitems. Unable to get data in soap once item is approved or ...
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Starting an Approval Workflow on a list sets the Modified By to the creator of the workflow

I have a SharePoint 2010 Approval Workflow running on a series of SharePoint 2013 lists and libraries. The libraries that have the workflow applied are not having any issues, this issue only applies ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...