I've run into this several times, it isn't enabled by default. It needs to be enabled via PowerShell:
$spWebService = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService]::ContentService
$spWebService.DeclarativeWorkflowAutoStartOnEmailEnabled = $true
If you need to approve a document, You can use a built-in approval workflow by activating Publishing Approval Workflow in Site collection features.
If you need to build a custom approval workflow for list item via SharePoint designer , check the following :
Open SharePoint Designer and SharePoint Site.
Click on Workflows option in the left Panel.
Click on ...
Below are the steps to configure Content Approval for list/library.
Go to the library for which you want to require approval.
click Library on the ribbon, and then click Library settings in the Settings group.
Under General Settings, select Versioning settings to open the Versioning Settings page.
In the Content Approval section, select Yes in answer to the ...
This is a good use case for InfoPath. IP has "rules" that enable to do things like enable/disable or show/hide fields based on a condition, or make fields required based on a condition. So you could put fields l, m, and s in a section, and configure the section to only be visible when the form has a certain status (the status would be a field set up in the ...
The survey list can handle this out of the box.
If you want it to be a document, then you can use a form library and create your own InfoPath ...
Try these steps:
Go to Control Panel
Highlight your e-mail account and click on Change
Click on More Settings
Click on the Security Tab
Uncheck "ENCRYPT DATA BETWEEN MICROSOFT OUTLOOK AND MICROSOFT EXCHANGE"
Apply and OK.
Try to log into Outlook 2010 again
Hope this helps you solve the issue :)
You should bind a SharePoint Designer workflow with the list, make it to run on Item Creation and use Pause until Date or Pause for Duration action.. Make it to pause for 5 days then put a condition where you check either the Item is approved/rejected.. If not than approve it by updating the Approval field...
See this for all Actions available in SharePoint ...
You can create an additional column or columns to capture initial settings. The workflow should fire on item creation and copy the original items you want to track. On change you do comparisons or read in original data (use the substring actions) in variables and use them as required.
If you need to capture more than a few text strings, you could create a ...
Check below workflow actions
Extract Substring from End of String
Extract Substring from Index of String
Extract Substring from Start of String
Extract Substring of String from Index with Length
Value stored in to a variable, then after that you can use this variable into your workflow actions.
Any chance you could use a Survey list? The Survey list type allows for conditional questions, which sounds like what you are looking for. Answers to a given question can be evaulated and then used to serve up matching questions in resonse.
You can set yourself or SharePoint security group as owner using SharePoint Designer, then it'll be possible to approve such tasks. Read blog post for details.
There are also third party tools for task delegation on codeplex. Look at SharePoint Task Delegation Manager.
Set the Draft Item Security in the Announcement List in Child site to either "Any user who can read items " or "Only users who can edit items" while setting the versioning settings. This way users can see every announcement item in the child site. In the parent site set the logic for seeing Approved items only in a webpart like COntent Query Webpart.
If you enable the content approval you also need to enable major and minor versions in order to work.
Doing so will create a new view on the Pages Library that is called "Approve / Reject" where all the wiki pages are listed that have pending approvals or have been rejected.
For the permission level:
There is one permission level that is called approve. ...
It depends on the settings of the publishing approval workflow. Approvers, by default, are just people with approval privileges. To have them notified by the workflow, you need to add them to the approvers field in the association form:
The association form is shown when you attach the workflow to a list. You can access it from list settings > workflow ...
publishing approval workflow is designed specifically for publishing sites where the publishing of new and updated web pages is tightly controlled. In these kinds of sites, no new content can be published until it has been approved by every approver in the workflow.
Source: Publishing approval workflows
Permission Level Approve includes Edit and approve pages, list items, and documents for publishing sites only.
Contribute permissions, plus Approve Items
So you can't restrict approvers from editing a list item. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc721640%28v=office.15%29.aspx
As a matter of clarification for everyone, when a SPD Workflow fires, it writes the step it performed into a column on the list. This, in effect, is an item change and that change makes the built-in Approval set the "Approved" status back to "Pending" because the list item has changed and once again, needs approval.
You can move your files and put them in a document set, and approve the document set all together. You can think of a document as a folder with extra functionality like metadata describing that folder, workflows, etc.
For more information about document sets, please check these links:
Try this instead. You don't need to create two different SPListItems.
Let me know if this works or need more help.
SPListItem item = properties.ListItem;
string value = item["Approval 2010"].ToString();
using (DisabledEventsScope scope = new DisabledEventsScope())
if (value == "16")
if (item["Request Status"].ToString() != "Approved")
For workflow on the document or item refer to this article : https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Use-an-Approval-workflow-fd6dc3ed-85b9-4c96-89c0-fc3a3c31448f#bm3
and this https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Configure-a-site-list-or-library-to-require-approval-of-items-or-files-7f765a32-741d-4314-b27f-9b785437518c
You can also refer to this ...
You can check if current item relative URL is contain Folder name then assign task to related user.
You can refer below screenshot as example
To check current document inside Folder(e.g. Folder4) or not. please follow below step that mention on screenshot.
Get Current Document Server Relative URL. sites/tempsite/libraryname/Folder4/document.docx
SP Doesn't search historical versions in any out of the box setups that I'm aware of. SP limits the searching capabilities to published versions. There are third party tools that do this however.
If you wanted to have this information going forward, you could set up a Yes/No Field with a Approved?" as the label - and make it hidden on new forms. Have a ...
You need to create or modify a column in the list to be required. This list column can be named something like "Approver" and users that create the item list will be required to enter in this information.
This will be where the workflow will come in. You can create a SharePoint Designer workflow that will "Start an Approval Process" with the "Approver" as ...
Is this an Item-Updated or Item-Updating event receiver?
According to Chris O'Brien:
If a list has workflows defined which are set to auto-start, these will always execute before any other 'ItemUpdated' or 'ItemCreated' event receivers by default. It is possible to re-order these in code however - I needed to do this once as for some reason I needed a ...
I used a workaround. I added a custom field ItemStatus, and in the approval workflow, I make sure my field gets updated with an approval status. This way, my Event Receiver gets triggered, as it senses an update in my ItemStatus field.
I had to set the following fields (Internal Names) to the values given:
approvalValues["WorkflowOutcome"] = "Approved";
approvalValues["FormData"] = "Completed";
approvalValues["Status"] = "Approved";
approvalValues["PercentComplete"] = 1;
approvalValues["Completed"] = true;
The key here was Status, FormData, and Completed. It was no way obvious to me that ...