Approval Workflow for Annoucments

Posted on 2011-10-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Morning everyone,

I am running Sharepoint Foundation 2010, and need to create a workflow for annoucements where if its approved then it goes live onto the site.

I have tried using Sharepoint Designer to no avail, must be doing something wrong. I know in SPF2010 you only get 3-Stage-Workflow OOB.

Can someone please tell me if a) this is possible and b) take me through the steps in Sharepoint Designer that I would need to do!

Question by:merronm
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    Expert Comment

    If you are fine with limited functionality, simply turn on the Require Content Approval for the Announcement List.

    If you need more complex workflow, this should help:

    This is for WSS but the concept is same for 2010.

    Author Comment

    Thanks for the reply, and I doubt I need much more than Require Content Approval, but where do I turn that on? I can see it in any settings for the list?

    Apologies if its a stupid question.
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    Accepted Solution

    List Settings-> Versioning Settings
    Under Content Approval, there should be a radio button to set it up. Make sure to check the "Draft Item Security" section to confirm the view settings.

    Author Closing Comment

    Exactly what Im after. Cheers

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