Try to set the ExpandGroups to yes in your Action Properties
Right-click on your action > Select Properties.
At ExpandGroups set it to Yes
Each member of the group should now receive an independent task.
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 documentation: Build an approval request.
Reference: Respond to your approvals from your inbox and Set an Approval Expiry.
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=[%Current Item:ID%].
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 should be able to view the published 1.0 version.
If read access users get Access Denied browsing the published page, one could try deactivating and reactivating ...
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 me to approve and reject the documents in the workflow. I hope this helps others.
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". Then, add two buttons to the form. One will submit the form as-is, so the status field will still be "saved". For the other button, add an additional action to ...
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 owners have the necessary knowledge of SharePoint before they obtain an owner role. Especially since they have the permission to do administrative work and could, ...
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 won't break.
So, to add a filter on the Approval Status in a CQWP, you'll have to:
Export your CQWP (go on your page, click "Edit Page", select your CQWP and ...
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.
Just follow the same steps which you followed for Rejecting the item.
Select Approved and save the status.
The status of item will be changed again to ...
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:
Please refer to my another Answer Thread where I have ...
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 section,> Click on Change the behavior of a single Task.
At When a task completes stage, add Set Workflow variable to set CancelonRejection to yes
Set Variable: ...
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 inside this workflow once the task has been approved or denied?
Depends on your permission, you can check the Workflow Tasks in the associated task list for your ...
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
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 desire is to include "Approve" and "Reject" buttons in an e-mail.
Flow does this very well, as mohd said:
See Also: Request manager approval for leave requests
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.
In our case, it turned out to be a security update,
SharePoint workflows stop working after you install .NET security updates for CVE-2018-8421
At the time ...
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 your form with the following values: Workflow 1, Workflow 2, Workflow 3. Inside your workflow you can have 3 IF statements, each one testing for one of the values ...
You can attach Approval Workflow to the Document Library which is an out of the box workflow.
Go to Library Settings.
Add a Workflow
Select "Approval Workflow" from the list of available workflows
Choose Name and when to raise workflow
Click "Next" it will ask for the approver details.
Click "Ok" to attach and satart running for new items.
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 approval Workflow and configure it based on your requirements as mentioned at All about Approval workflows
Note: By default, the Approval workflow is not ...
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 Process
This action automatically start a approval process within your workflow. Article
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 and supervisor columns along with other details to submit the request
(why, how etc..)
Create a workflow for ListB, and add a step "update
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 person in the new Custom column.(You can do the same for the date also).
Hope this would help you!
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,z (x,y,z being COO, CIO, IT Manager, Section Manager)
How about creating a column, maybe call it newWF as a (single line of text) and set to default value to Yes.
in your wf, check the value of that column, if it is equal yes(meaning it is a new item), run your logic, but dont forget to set the column to No after you finish.
if the value is no do nothing or skip.
not the most elegant solution, but it works!