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Assign individual tasks to SharePoint group members using "Start Approval Process"

Try to set the ExpandGroups to yes in your Action Properties Steps Right-click on your action > Select Properties. At ExpandGroups set it to Yes Each member of the group should now receive an ...
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Lazy Approval In SharePoint Online

You can use Approvals in Microsoft Flow and you can respond to your approvals (Approve or Reject) and provide an optional message directly from your outlook inbox. Microsoft Learn - Official ...
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Is it possible to create a Approval Link to the form?

Click on three dots or hyperlink and make url in SharePoint workflow as shown bellow. Basically, in the hyperlink editor add the following: [%Current Item:Encoded Absolute URL%]/../EditForm.aspx?ID=[%...
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3 votes

Enable visitors to see last published version during OOTB approval workflow

The scenario happens if you have no version 1.0 approved and published. If you have a version 1.0 approved and published, and a version 1.1 in approval workflow, users with at least read permission ...
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Approve/Reject Function Disabled for Approval Workflow

I found a solution to my problem. In the settings for the document library I did this: Click "Versioning Settings" For "Require content approval for submitted items?" I selected "Yes" This allowed ...
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Add "Save" button and Approval Workflow in InfoPath

In InfoPath, a save is typically the same as a submit: both save the form to SharePoint. The typical pattern is to add a "status" field to the form. Give it a default value of something like "saved". ...
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Manually change the status of the approval workflow after its completion

I would personally just restart the approval workflow so that the first person rejects the item. This way the workflow status and history accurately reflect the intent should it ever need reviewed.
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Reason: The user who attempted to complete the task is not the user to whom the task is assigned

Site Owners and Site Collection Administrators are supposed to do administrative tasks in a Site Collection. That's why one should be careful making users owners or SC admins. It's important that ...
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Sharepoint 2013 CQWP - Filter by Approval Status

I finally found the way to do it myself. I'm posting here my discovery, but be careful, you have no warranties it will work on YOUR environment or if there is some migration, we have no warranty it ...
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Override rejected item to approved

You haven't specified much details. Based on your basic information, I am providing my approach. You can always change the status of the item from Approved to Rejected and from Rejected to Approved. ...
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SharePoint online, workflow 2010 approval workflow

Yes, You can run any SharePoint workflow by properly redirecting to WF initiation page in a specific URL format. below is the sequence one should have to run a workflow: ../sites/your_sitename/...
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Automatically reject the document if it is rejected by any participant in SPD?

Try to do the following: In your Start Approval Process Action Start Approval process on Current Item with Hamza Qassas; Mohamed El-Qassas Click on Approval word in your action. In Customization ...
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Assign individual tasks to SharePoint group members using "Start Approval Process"

Do as Mohamed said, set the ExpandGroups to yes in your Action Properties, then choose Parallel(all at once):
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Approval Task Workfow 2013

What exactly is this ID? The TaskID is the ID of the newly created (assigned) task in the same step. it's by design assigned to a variable called TaskID. Is there a way to access the created task ...
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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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SP Online Lazy approval using SPD 2013 or MS flow

You may create a simple Microsoft flow approval process. The approver gets to see Approve/Reject button directly in the email notification received.
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SP Online Lazy approval using SPD 2013 or MS flow

This can be done with SPD2013 but it is far, far easier with Flow. There is not a REST interface for SPD2013 workflows, so you would need to do it with JSOM, which makes it impractical if your ...
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SP2013 - Standard 2010 Approval workflow fails on start , cancelled by System Account

Last year I had a very similar problem, if not the exact same problem. Overnight, all ootb SharePoint Workflows stopped working, with the error message: Workflow XXX was canceled by System Account. ...
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MS Flow - Approval Email - Markdown Table

Since this a complex array, I used a combination of [Parse JSON] and [Apply to each] actions, and string functions to generate the HTML table to get the output as requested. See the screenshots and ...
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List form - how can I allow the users to select approval workflow?

You only need one workflow that contains IF statements to test the value of the field on the form and execute the appropriate business logic. Let's say you have a field named Approval Workflow on ...
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Approval Workflow in Document Library

You can attach Approval Workflow to the Document Library which is an out of the box workflow. Go to Library Settings. Workflow settings Add a Workflow Select "Approval Workflow" from the list of ...
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Approval Workflow in Document Library

Yes, it's possible to Add approval workflow on the document library as OOTB as mentioned below: Open your document library. From the above ribbon > Click on Workflow Settings > Add a workflow. Add ...
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Start workflow once Approval workflow is 'Approved'

You don't need 2 separate workflows. Try approval process within your workflow. Create a new workflow in SharePoint Designer and find a following actions. Actions > Task Actions > Start Approval ...
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SharePoint 2013 Approval Workflow to List Lookup of Employee Supervisor

Lets say, List 'A' is the one which has all the details - "providerName" and "Supervisor" as person/group column etc.. List 'B'- is the list where requests are submitted. It also has provider name ...
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Workflow Approval - Add to Calendar

You have to add more step to your workflow. After the validation (approval of your item) create a new item to your calendar with value of your request (date .... )
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Can someone spot the error please

You do not have a FALSE clause as third IF parameter but that is no error, should default to FALSE. Most likely you need the ; (semi-colon) as separator and not a , (comma)
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All items view does not show all the items in the list

There must be item level permissions associated with the items that when it gets approved it will be only visible to some set of users of the one who created the item etc. Please check the permission.
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How to show the approver's name and approval date

You have to add an extra column for that and show it in the View/New View. Now once item is approved/Rejected by the user from the Approvers group, just Add the Display Name of the Approved/Rejected ...
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How to a SharePoint Approval Workflow with multiple If Conditions

You can use this to help you: Need help on nested If-Else workflow statement Also, why do you have an else if inside your else? In your else statement, just say else email the approval message to x,y,...
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How to Disable Approval Workflow When Editing List Item

at least for my situation I found a workaround. It consists in applying an action at the very end of my status change workflow of ¨set content approval¨ and I just assign approved. This makes my list ...

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