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Custom mandatory columns at different approval stages of a workflow on a List - SharePoint 2010

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 ...
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How do I replicate document approval workflow in Announcement list?

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 ...
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Approval Workflow issues

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 ...
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SharePoint Workflow approvals at the folder level?

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,...
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Can't get Content Approval Workflow to work

Nvm, turns out I need to check "Creating a new item will start this workflow" for Start Options during "Add a workflow" creation process (obviously you can go back and edit it too). Gosh!
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How to create an Approval Workflow with a Document Library

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....
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Assign Approvers based on folder?

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) ...
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field user into assign to field of approval action microsoft flow

In the Assigned To field, click "See more" button, the Approval Manager column will be displayed.
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

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 ...
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Update Column using ItemUpdated(EventReceiver)

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"]....
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roll back an item in alist due to rejecttion in the approval process

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 ...
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Assigned To Field - Power Automate

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" ...
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Get Outcome of the "start and wait for approval" Vs get the ResponsesComments. For the later, Power Automate will automatically add a "Apply to Each"

Power automate approval action returns the response like below: { "responses": [ { "responder": { "id": "4ad30135-cdee-4490-b9ef-1714f4724bb3&...
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Task process with different form for one user

For SharePoint Designer it may be needed to do everything by hand with hard coding. A more OOB way will be using InfoPath, you can display a view that is based on a user role. Or you will need to ...
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Flow with For a Selected File Trigger Passes not Info about Item

Use the "Get File Properties" action, it takes the FileID from the "For Selected File" trigger as the input to get the rest of the metadata.
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HTML & CSS Table format in approval email template in sharepoint powerautomate

Start an approval action in power automate is currently Markdown supported. We could use Markdown syntax to add rich formatting and tables in the approval request. Please see this documentation for ...
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Disbale editing row in sharepoint based on column

You can create a SharePoint 2010 platform workflow to remove item level permission or replace item level permission with Impersonation Step. Set start workflow automatically when an item is created. ...
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Is it possible to update MS Flow Approval Status using Rest API?

I may not have the full picture here, and I apologize if you've already considered this - but if you are using Flow anyway, then why not just use the "Set content approval status" action instead of ...
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How can i disable CC section in Publish a major Version Approval Workflow?

The Approval Workflow forms are InfoPath forms that can be modified using Infopath Designer. To modify the form do the following: Open the SharePoint Designer Connect to your Site. Got to Workflow ...
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Advice sought to build Workflow to automate Scheduled Document Reviews in SharePoint

Just briefly, you need to research 'Information management policy settings' - you'll find this on the Document Library Settings page.You can use these to trigger a workflow (if needed) - I use them to ...
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Approval status doesn't change

The "Start Content Approval" action (which I assume you are using) doesn't actually modify the approval status on an item. All it does is send out the email/notification, as well as gather a bunch of ...
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Approval status doesn't change

I've had conversation with Microsoft support. They explained me, that default template doesn't change approval status. The solution is to add a field "Approval status 2" to the document library and ...
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workflow approve button is missing?

Are you testing this yourself? What are your permissions? Are you in the designated Approvers group? If it is a permissions related matter then it could be that you do not have high enough ...
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Attempting to test workflow; Document is "Locked" ?

Have you checked in the list settings>Manage files which have no checked in version? In my system at least, a user can still edit a document which has been sent for approval - it simply invalidates ...
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How can I show the last workflow participant?

Yes, this is possible. Just capture the SharePoint default field - "Modified By". This will be applicable to all workflows, be it SharePoint Designer workflows or the likes of Nintex, K2 etc.
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List item Approval Status by Workflow

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: ...
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What would I need to add to the HTML of a Workflow Flexi task to redirect after approval

just update this part href="javascript:void(0);" to href="www.google.com" full code, had to update it as you were missing some html: <font face="Arial"> <span id="NWRTEReference1">...
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Approval Workflow starting when columns are changed

you need to uncheck workflow start when the item is updated or you need to specific condition for approval Workflow on item changed.
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Workflow Approval Task - preview form

It's fantastic that you asked this now, as I have just implemented it in SharePoint myself. This hinges on you having SharePoint designer, however. In InfoPath, I created a text field called task ...
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How to create an Approval Workflow with a Document Library

Yes, I would start with the out of box approval workflow and then customize with SharePoint Designer from there.
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