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I have one custom list on a Sharepoint 2013 site. I'm using the OOTB default approval Workflow from Sharepoint 2010. Everytime a new record is created in this custom list the workflow is started and routed for approval to a group of people so that any of them can Accept or Reject the request.

On my list view I can add the workflow status column from the "modify this view" menu to display the status, but I would like to also display the user who approved it or rejected it and the date it was approved. Is it possible to do it? If i check the workflow history I notice that information is already in there (user and date of approval) but I would like it printed as an additional column in my list view.

Your support is really appreciated.

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You have to add an extra column for that and show it in the View/New View. Now once item is approved/Rejected by the user from the Approvers group, just Add the Display Name of the Approved/Rejected person in the new Custom column.(You can do the same for the date also). Hope this would help you!

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I solved it by creating a custom workflow. I stopped using the default approval workflow and created a new one and used the instruction start approval workflow as the only step.

If you click on "Approval" you can edit the behaviors of the workflow. in my case I edited the behavior of a single task:

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Inside of it I assigned the values to the corresponding columns:

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By using the default approval workflow I wasn't able to do the last step since the columns weren't available. I guess because it was the global workflow. And since I created a list workflow the columns were now available.

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