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Sharepoint approval workflow: Why am I getting 2 approval screens? See screen shots in attached document

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I used steps on this site to create a approval vacation workflow:

http://www.u2u.info/Blogs/Kevin/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=39

I am however being asked to approve twice. Not sure why! The attached document has screen shots of my workflow and whats going on. Please look at page 2 of the word document for screen shots of approval screens.

I think somebody familiar with approval workflows will be able to understand and explain whats going on.

Sharepoint experts please take a look.
Vacation-Workflow-Question.doc
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AlMothanaAlOmari earned 2000 total points
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Hi ,there are 2 kind of workflow in your case , one of then created by you using SPD , the other is the out of the box workflow activated from the list setting , to deactivate the approval workflow go to list settings --> from list settings chose workflow then deactivate the approval

hope this will solve your problem
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Thanks! Solved

Can you help me with another related question I just posted.

Please take a look. Its about reducing the number of approval steps. The user right now has to go through 3 steps before they actually approve the vacation request. I want them to get to the approval screen directly or something that makes their life easier.

Link to question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/MS-SharePoint/Q_25735389.html
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