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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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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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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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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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 Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...