Using a Workflow Process to Create Documents Automatically

In the previous exercise, you created a field in a document library and then placed that field in a Word document. Techniques like this make creating and editing weekly reports and other such documents much more straightforward than e-mailing the myriad subsections around and then compiling them into a new document. The new process works well, but it does not allow the document’s owner to approve the sections before they go live.

In most cases, one person is in charge of documents like this, and that person usually wants to own the quality of the information as well as the quality of the layout. With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services ...

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