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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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 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 Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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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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Finding pages that are pending approval across an entire site collection

I am in the process of creating an administrative view which allows our intranet authors to view all the pages across the entire site collection that are awaiting their approval. As our site ...
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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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Querying for Approved (Published) List Item Data

My scenario: I have a page layout that has a user control on it. This user control queries data contained in other pages within the site collection to show a summary of related information. Anonymous ...
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How do I use “Approval Status” in a Calculated Field

I am trying to create a calculated field that will add the text [PEN] to the beginning of the displayed text on my Calendar when the event is still "Pending" according to its "Approval Status". If ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enabling moderation for SharePoint list

In List Definition, in elements.xml ListTemplate element has EnableModeration attribute. From MSDN: EnableModeration - Optional Boolean. TRUE to specify that content approval is enabled by ...
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Approving item makes no new version

In my SharePoint list I have item that I have just approved. I clicked the Approve/Decline button in Edit form, and then chose Approved. Now when I take a look at Version history, I see that last ...
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View workflow feedback and approval comments for an item

Using MOSS 2007, I have some standard out-of-the-box 'approval' and 'collect feedback' workflows running against documents in a document library. For example, when a document needs to be verified, the ...
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Turning off Content Approval for an entire site collection - Once

I'd like to turn off Content Approval, for all libraries, (Page, Document, Images) once, at a Site Collection level and, hopefully, it will be automatically set across the entire site collection. ...
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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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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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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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Enable Content Moderation [closed]

I created a copy of the approval workflow to run on a infopath form library once an item has been created. When the workflow is triggered, after less than a minute the workflow fails with this error: ...
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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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Bypass approval process of SharePoint page publishing process?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. When publish a page, I have to go through check-in/request for approval/approve process. Any ...
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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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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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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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“Approved” Button and “Rejected” button links

Usually, one can approve or reject a item by clicking on the item in a particular Sharepoint 2007 list. May I know how is the link generated for both the "Approved" and "Rejected" radio box? From ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 Workflow, Approver Lookup List

I am trying to create an approval process for InfoPath Form in a Form Library, for SharePoint 2010. I currently have a list of approvers in a list on my SharePoint site called Approvers. This list ...
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Editing custom master pg. gives “Access Denied”

I'm getting an error on SP2010 while editing a custom master page: When any user who doesn't have administrative (Full Control) rights tries to access the site, it gives "Access denied". This page ...
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User Profile AD Sync - 2 Way Field-Level Update Permissions

I've got a working AD->SharePoint 2010 user sync running and also have 2-way updating specificed for for some of the user profile fields via the users' My Site. While this is very handy for contact ...
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Send email for approval/rejection

We have enabled approval on a document library in SharePoint 2010 and would like the system to send an email to someone who can approve/reject when the user publishes a major version. A few questions: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...