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How to make a running workflow to complete state in sharepoint 2010 Out Of The Box (OOTB)?

You have to set the transition to End of Workflow i.e as below- Once you have finished with the approving the document set that item/workflow => Add Action => Stop Workflow Hope this will help you!
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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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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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How to set Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item using csom

Because you are using a custom workflow, I assume you have an Start Approval Process action in your workflow. In this scenario, you need to do two things: In the workflow just before the "Start ...
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Content Approval is stuck on

It seems you are not publishing major version, publish a major version after check in. Major version should be like 3.0,4.0 etc...
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Show Current Approved Version in Sharepoint List

What you are describing is the content approval process - this MS link has more info on this. From your description it sounds as though your view has a filter on it, the filter is on a Status field ...
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MS Flow ODATA filtering fails on ModerationStatus

Internal name of moderation status column is OData__ModerationStatus. So you need to use this in your filter query. It has below values: 0 = Approved 1 = Rejected 2 = Pending 3 = Draft So, in REST ...
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MS Flow ODATA filtering fails on ModerationStatus

The correct internal name for ModerationStatus column is OData__ModerationStatus. It is usually hidden from the UI. That's why you are facing the error that column doesn't exist . Please change it to ...
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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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Standard sharepoint approval workflow error

If you want to see standard SharePoint OOTB Approval Workflow then you need to activate "Workflows" feature at Site collection level. Below are the steps for activate this feature. Site Settings --> ...
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SharePoint's Out of The Box "Configure page approval flow" doesn't work after export and import to new enviroment

Yes, this is by design. For a selected item will only work on the default environment. If you customize a flow and import it into a new environment (distinct from the default one), it will not work. ...
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Document Views in Content Approval

After turning on content approval on the document library, the view must be like these:
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What to use for a page approval sharepoint online - classic

Site Pages and Pages library are basically Document libraries in SharePoint. So, Like any other document libraries you can enable content approval for these libraries as well. You can use SharePoint ...
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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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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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How to fetch only the last approved version of a List Item O365?

There are a couple of options if you want to manage it within the list. Edit view and Go to -> 'Filter' -> Select 'Approval Status' column and enter 'Approved'(language sensitive). If you want to ...
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Move Wiki Pages from one Page library to another using the the "Content and structure" module will set the approval statuses for the pages as "Draft"

When Content Approval is enabled any change to an approved item will cause its status to revert from Approved to Draft. Your wiki pages are approved in the source location, but their addition to the ...
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How to approve document using only SharePoint 2013 workflows

It is possible to approve documents using only SharePoint 2013 workflows by using the 'Call HTTP web service' action and then making a call to the SharePoint 2013 REST API (see the File Approve method ...
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Make Default Workflow Settings Mandatory

I have explored the Approval workflow in depth since I had to write a detailed guide. You are aware that the workflow has a setting (that you can activate via sharepoint designer) that lets you 'start ...
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Use client-side people picker in New/Edit form

Your client side people picker is not related to the list, in order to put the value from client side people picker to the list column [AssignedTo], try to put a content editor webpart in the new/edit ...
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Permission documents within library so only initiator and approver (varying) can see it

One of possible ways to implement this: Add a User or Group field named "Approved by", make it required Whoever uploads a document fills that field selecting user from people picker Create a workflow ...
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Review and approval workflow for list

I think what you want is the start approval process action in Designer. Turn on content approval for submitted items under versioning settings. Set "who should see draft items" to only users who can ...
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Approval with Event Receiver

You're not alone! :) First, it is a very good point, IMO, to consider event receivers (ER) instead of workflows (WF) for your solution. WF are a heavy infrastructure, are complicated to use for end-...
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List item Approval Status by 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 ...
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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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Approve folder in document library from Rest API (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

You are getting this error since SP.Folder resource does not expose Approve method (the list of methods for SP.Folder resource are listed here) You could consider the following solution to approve ...
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Stop approval status from resetting to pending when an item is edited

Use a 2010 workflow to update the approval status after any change. List Actions -> Set Content Approval Status
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