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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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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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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 Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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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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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 to make a running workflow to complete state in sharepoint 2010 Out Of The Box (OOTB)?

I have created a demo workflow . Document uploaded by Author -> Document Published by Any Approver/Admin - >Approver changes status In Ribbon from In Progress to Approved -> Workflow Initiated by ...
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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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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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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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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 do I replicate document approval workflow in Announcement list?

I have requirement where I want to create workflow for Announcement list. The clear cut requirement is, when any user creates any announcements, it should first go from Approval process. If the ...
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

I have made a 2013 workflow for a list but I cannot get it to work the way I want it too. At the moment it sends me a task to approve or reject the submitted item but it's only on the task itself not ...
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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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Can't get Content Approval Workflow to work

I recently created a new Document Library for our manager to manage and approve what goes on there by our content owner. I followed this document by Microsoft but unfortunately I don't receive any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Show Current Approved Version in Sharepoint List

I have an issue with my SharePoint list I have created. I need to be able to make so that one of my views shows all items with "Current Approved Version". Is there a way or a setting so that I can ...
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How to set Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom

i am associating a custom workflow to a library using csom. How do i select checkbox : Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom.
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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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workflow approve button is missing?

The last section of the workflow , the buttons is not visible.
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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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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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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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Remote Event Receiver - Declare Item as Record looses field values when declared (CSOM Provider Hosted Add-In)

this solution is in SharePoint 2016 On Premise. I have activated content approval on document libraries and the RER's I have in my app is handling these events: "ItemAdded" "...
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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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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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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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SharePoint's Out of The Box "Configure page approval flow" doesn't work after export and import to new enviroment

I have created an Approval Workflow using "Configure page approval flow" (Automate > Power Automate > Configure page approval flow). I have made a few updates on it particularly emails ...
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Standard sharepoint approval workflow error

For a document library I want to make an approval workflow. In the document library settings I have enabled document approval under versioning. I do see the approval status column in the list. Then ...
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Content Approval is stuck on

A few weeks ago, I enabled Content Approval on a Wiki Library. Our team used it for a while, and decided that it was more of a burden than a help, so I disabled it in the Library Settings, just like ...
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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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"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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How can i disable CC section in Publish a major Version Approval Workflow?

I want to hide these sections , but every person can change the workflow. So how to hide this?
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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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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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