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Add Lookup column to documents doesnt work.

I did the following

Created a new lookup column, then selected Documents.

Then in Documents I uploaded many files, as its a publishing site, they were as draft.

Then I selected one and click on Publish, then the workflow started.

Then I went to Tasks, and approved it.

Then I went to documents I saw the file was approved, the only difference is that in the Modified By Field, its not the logged in user, but SHAREPOINT\system.

Then I went to the list, created a new item, the documents field is empty, nothing to select.

 

Any idea?
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LuisEstebanValencia
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LuisEstebanValencia
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GeorgeGerguesCommented:
What is the Source of lookup column ?

another list or another Document Library ?

What is the Column you are looking for (ID , Title ..etc) ?
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Rafael ISolutions EngineerCommented:
In list settings, under advanced settings, see if you have the option selected for "users can only see their items" enabled.  That might be preventing you from seeing the document since it's no longer "yours" it is the system's.  Also, check that you have permissions to see all the documents
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webmaisterCommented:
Which field are you selecting in the documernt library as the lookup column?
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LuisEstebanValenciaAuthor Commented:
title
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GeorgeGerguesCommented:
very good.

make sure that the items have a title in that list or library.

you can select an item in the lookup list and select edit properties.

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Rafael ISolutions EngineerCommented:
if your documents are checked out, check them in.  That would prevent other people seeing them, even if they have rights to all the documents.
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