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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 Lists right.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Approve 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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How to approve document using only SharePoint 2013 workflows

Is there a way to approve a document in a document library by using only SharePoint 2013 workflows in SharePoint Designer 2013? This is possible using SharePoint 2010 workflows however these features ...
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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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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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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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Use client-side people picker in New/Edit form

We have an on-prem SP 2013. We have custom new and edit forms for some specific content types. The out of the box new/edit forms have the "good" client-side people picker, but as soon as we create ...
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