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 ...
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 ...
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
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
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
You can as long as you have Version History turned on for the list.
While it is not a built-in function, you can use the Send HTTP Request to SharePoint action in Power Automate to call the Versions REST API and restore the previous version.
Start by using the Send HTTP Request to SharePoint action to call /_api/Web/Lists/getbytitle('NameOfTriggeredLibrary')...
Below steps worked for me, please check if it's working for you:
Create a flow with trigger "Manually trigger a flow" trigger. And select email option.
Add "Create approval" action and set email property as assigned to in this action.
Set other values in above action as per your need.
Run the flow and pass email address of the user ...
There is a workflow feature in the standard SP designer 2010 template (you have it if you are on sp 2010 or 13 or online, you do not have it if you are on SP 2007) called impersonation step.
This is one of the many pages that explain it
If you google sharepoint workflow ...
Sounds like what you are looking for is a workflow that allows you to define conditional start parameters. For example, you can configure a Nintex Workflow to start when modified.
Example: Approval Status (previous value) = Draft AND Approval Status = Pending.
In the above example, even if you have the workflow set the Approval Status to Approved it will not ...
In an on-premise SharePoint Server 2013 environment, you will lose the action to change the content approval status of the list item. There are several approaches to replace that functionality though:
Create a SharePoint 2010 workflow that will set the content approval status of your current item. From your SharePoint 2013 workflow, call the SharePoint 2010 ...
You can edit the workflow in SPD and customize the action.
Here's a similar question but with the opposite (to cancel on first rejection)
And have you checked this codeplex project ?
It provides a second association form page where you can select additional options such as:
Due duration (days)
Option to end on document change
Option to End on ...
As it turns out, it seems like you have to set a variable once the task is created, so you can store the task ID.
Go to Step 2: Set a workflow variable. In sharepoint 2013, I went to the ...
In Progress means that task is still being executed, somebody working on it.
If you see the a standard task list, it has be default following status:
Waiting on someone else
read these office article to help you understand more:
When you add a new item or when you modify an existing item in a list or a document library after you enable content approval for that list or document library, the item is marked as Pending. Pending items are only visible to the user who created or modified the item and to users with the Manage Lists right. Pending items are not visible to users until the ...
If you have an approval process set up for your wiki pages already then you should be able to go to whatever task list you're using with the approval process (Workflow Tasks or Tasks generally). In that you will see who has approved or rejected what and when they did it.
What I have done is to use groups in place of individuals. Each group will have 2 or 3 people in it. When the manager is out one of the others can either approve the item for them or reassign as directed by the Manager.
It's a simple way to keep the workflow process going without having to add additional steps to the overall workflow.
This can be done a bit easily with a Visual Studio Workflow or if you have SharePoint Designer, with a SPD workflow. Another suggestion is add the Project Owner column too with the lookup. You can add many columns from that list to this list when you are creating a lookup. So you do not have to refer multiple lists in your workflow.
Now create a Sequential ...