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SharePoint Approval Link can't show details

Can someone help me with my problem? I created a power automate approval in SharePoint. The requestor will fill the request form then it will automatically send email to approver. But the approver can'...
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SharePoint Approval Link not Showing

Can someone help me with my problem? I created a power automate approval in SharePoint. The requestor will fill the request form then it will automatically send email to approver. But the approver can'...
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Power Automate Approval action - Can I replicate the "Approve/Reject - Everyone Must Approve" with custom responses?

I have a requirement for a Power Automate flow (SharePoint Library) in which the Start and Wait for an Approval action - "Approve/Reject - Everyone Must Approve" meets all of my requirements,...
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Power Automate Approval Flow - How to add a 3rd option to Everyone Must Approve

I have a flow that creates an Approval for whoever is identified in an Approver people-picker (multi-select). The requirement is to send parallel requests to the Approvers, which it does. BUT, the ...
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Power automate Approval Flow question - Can you update the "Status" column in Teams based on a field value?

I have an Approval flow (Create and Approval, and Wait for an Approval). When an approval response is given in in the Teams/Email notification, it updates the "Status" column in the "...
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Power Automate Approval Flow - Response provided in app - How to end Approval

I have an Approval workflow (Power Automate) that gets sent to a Project Manager when a user submits a new item. If the Approver provides a response in either Teams, or the Email notification, the ...
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Power Automate - How to Update SharePoint list with Approval Response

I have a Power Automate flow that triggers on a New Item, then Creates an Approval (2 custom responses - Approved/Rejected). I've got it all set up so far. the notification gets sent when an item is ...
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Attaching a Workflow to an approved Document puts it into Draft

I have an issue where a Worklof (Basically just a request/confirmation Workflow to read the approved document) puts the document into draft status. I was tasked to fix this behaviour, the file should ...
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Workflow approval task can’t update Current Item

I have a document library with an associated InfoPath form for users to enter time worked on/in. On submission a workflow starts, this collects information from the form (loads to variables) and then ...
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How to ask multiple questions with multiple choices in an E-Mail in Microsoft Power-Automate

I'm aware that there are approval workflows that involve a question with a choice of options. I would like to have several questions answered in one email. I work in a big company and because many ...
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Approvals showing "Created by: [my email address]" instead of the user who is submitting the request

I am working on a Flow for a SharePoint list when a request for PTO is submitted, it will start an approval process. I wanted to see if I can change the section of the email from the Approval that ...
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How i can get the immediate responses inside our "Start and wait for approval" that has "Wait for All Responses"

Inside our automate flow we have the following "start and wait for approval" which has "wait for all responses", and it send the approval to a comma separated users' emails:- now ...
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Why some users are not getting Approval notification nor approval emails from our "Start and wait for an approval" action

I have the following "Start and wait for approval":- & where the approval will be sent to 2 users, currently only one user will get the approval email/notification, while the other ...
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Start Approval Process on multiple items

I am trying to send single mail notification on multiple list item created in SharePoint List at same time, if approver is the same for all newly created items in a SharePoint List. The SharePoint ...
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Highlighted Content for "Approval Status" or Custom View based on 'Grouped by Approval Status'

How would I go about displaying documents across 10 document libraries on a site when the documents "Approval Status" is set to "Pending"? I have created a view on each library ...
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How to Identify and Terminate a Specific Approval Workflow from Another Flow

I'm creating an approval workflow using Power Automate for SharePoint Online. I would like the workflow to be closed when the user presses the "Cancel" button in PowerApps while waiting for ...
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How to stop the workflow myself for SPO with Power Automate

I am creating an approval workflow for SPO with Power Automate. I can send an approve or reject email to the approver using the default action, but the applicant also wants to interrupt or delete the ...
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Power Automate Approval Workflow: Single Approver (but multiple people permissioned to approve)

I have a SharePoint list. A group of managers (5 people) have approval rights on the list. A larger group of contributors will submit new items to that list, and the Power Automate I have setup is a ...
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How We Can Avoid 8 Nested Levels Of Conditions In MS Flow

Please assist me. I am pretty new to MS flow. I currently face a challenge with a flow that has 9 approvals. How can exceed the condition of the nested level? Any help will be appreciated.
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MS Flow - Approval Email - Markdown Table

I am new to MS Flow, I am creating an approval process where I have to send data in a table. I have an array, which is [ { "Header": [ "Username", "Hname&...
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MS-Flow Outcome of "Create an approval"

I have created an MS-Flow that requests approval. One can approve either from the approval email or directly from the web UI that has been designed to approve any requests. UI and approval email ...
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Can comments in Approvals be merged with List Comments column?

I have a list in SP2013 with an attached workflow that includes approvals. In each of the approvals, when the user gets to approve or decline the task assigned to them, there is a section for ...
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Approval workflow with email notifications using SharePoint Designer

I have a requisition order form created with Infopath and using SharePoint 2013 on prem and I want that a user that submits the form for approval will choose the approver from a drop-down list and ...
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Tracking approval reassign in Power Automate

I have is a system that needs to start an approval process sending an approval to a person listed in a list item (the reviewer), this reviewer can acknowledge it, reject it or reassign it. If they ...
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Sharepoint workflow task can't be completed

after days of trial and error i hope you can guide me to the right direction. I create a complex solution in Sharepoint 2013 with 2010 Worflows to organize absences of our employees. Each employee ...
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Workflow: Send email when document is modified the first time

I currently have a 2010 workflow set up in SharePoint Designer where an email is triggered when a certain field is changed. For example, if the user changes the status that equals "reviewed w/ ...
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Missing Approver Comments column in a SharePoint list

Based from my testing, Approver Comments column is automatically added in a SharePoint list when Require content approval for submitted items? is set to Yes in Versioning Settings. Now, I have 2 ...
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Generate a published date for documents in a SharePoint library

I am very new to SharePoint and I want to automate a creation of a published/approved date for documents when they are approved through the OOTB approval workflow to a major version. From what I have ...
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How to enable doing approvals from the list view or item

I have a list where an approval workflow is attached. In this workflow, there are about 5 approvals that need to be done throughout the process. Email notifications are sent whenever an approval ...
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SPD approval workflow one IF condition is not available

I'm an new for sharepoint. Recently I created an approval workflow with SPD. There are multiple filter condition in the worklfow to filter the application to use the right approval process. But when I ...
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SP2010 Workflow Error - Task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

We have a Infopath library in SharePoint 2010 with multiple approval workflows running on the library. Recently, most of the approvers are getting the below error while trying to approve their tasks. ...
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Sharepoint / Flow Automatically add a revision to a document that's been rejected

When a document has been rejected using the approval flow, can I then add an action within the flow to revise the document, ie create a new revision with the status for approval. If the document has ...
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Can I send an email that switches views on a Infopath form?

Is there a way that I can use views to email the approver the "internal use only" view in which he can add his approval/denial and comments? So the colleague completes the "Editable" view, hits submit ...
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User without permission can click on the "check approval button", which leads to an error

I have set up my page library so that only the author and user with approval rights can view drafts. So now I create a new page as normal user and click on the button "Send for approval". Then I get ...
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Using Infopath Form for a Project Request

I am trying to create an Infopath form and corresponding Nintex workflow for colleagues to use when requesting a new project but am stuck. The idea being a colleague can use the form when they want ...
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Approval Workflow (OOB 2010) vs. Version Control hiding documents

We have implemented the out of box SP 2010 approval workflow for a sharepoint library. We have also enabled version control so that unapproved documents don't appear to the 'average user'. The problem ...
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SP2013 - Standard 2010 Approval workflow fails on start , cancelled by System Account

I have seen this question asked several times, here or somewhere else on the Internet, but none of the solutions presented worked for me. What I have : SharePoint 2013 OnPremise Workflow Manager ...
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Do MS Flow approvers need edit access to the SharePoint item triggering the flow?

I'm re-creating a SP Designer 2013 workflow in MS Flow. An important feature of the original workflow was replacing the default permissions to the list item as required by the business logic. Before ...
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SharePoint Approval doesn't send the user to the approval page, It send's the user to the task page that is linked to the approval page

I have currently created a workflow that does the following; Awaits for a column value to change and then starts this workflow. Starts an approval on the current item in the sharepoint task list that ...
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How to restore globally reusable approval workflow?

I made changes in a globally reusable workflow (approval). How can I restore the OOTB workflow? I found some solution: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/f54a9262-4fc8-41fd-...
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Approval workflow not properly and i do not have test ids to check its working for now

i have created a workflow with sharepoint designer 2013 in which multiple notification email will be sent. 1st of all email sent to initiator that form is submitted after that it will sent to reviewer ...
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Is it possible to conditionally assign a Task to different Groups?

I am trying to create an Approval process for time-off requests for my department. We have three different groups of employees with their own Approvers. I've created Groups containing the approvers ...
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SharePoint/Infopath Save button

I have an InfoPath form linked with a SharePoint 2013 list. The idea is that the user clicks on the new document, fills out part of the form, then submits it via clicking on a "Submit" button This ...
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Approval To Edit A Document

I have a requirement to only allow users to Edit documents in a Document Library when they have been approved to do so. This would require removal of permissions after they have completed their edits....
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Lazy Approval In SharePoint Online

I want to create a Lazy approval for SharePoint Online Using MS Flow. I want to create a same flow as a below link using MS flow: WORKFLOW LAZY APPROVAL. Thanks in advance.
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Update Document List from Workflow Form

I have a Document Library and an approval workflow. A user submits a document and gets reviewed by an expert. I have customized the workflow with an additional field called "Document Classification", ...
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Add "Save" button and Approval Workflow in InfoPath

I've built a SP list where items are added via an InfoPath form. My form has mandatory fields and I want to add a "Save" button that will allow users to save the form without submitting it. Related ...
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Add users to Sharepoint 2010 approval workflow using c#

Update: So I'm giving up on the code below and starting new. The suggestion from a more experienced SharePoint developer was to use Nintex Workflow. I'm currently testing it, and so far it looks ...
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Approve SharePoint Online document while viewing in Word Online?

When using desktop versions of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word and Excel) alongside SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Online, we have the option to open approval tasks while viewing the document or ...
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In approval workflow in SPD 2013, after approving the task, the item is check out to the user who created it instead of approver group?

I have created an approval workflow in SPD 2013 and we have 5 SharePoint groups that have to approve the task one after another. My problem is, when the user creates a document in the library and ...
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