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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Creating and Customizing an Approval Workflow

Given that task workflows include so many features, the only way to fully understand their capabilities is to create one. In the following pages I take you through the conditions, steps, and actions within an Approval Task. For the purposes of understanding the features you are going to create a content type workflow on the Document content type, which is common to all out-of-the-box Document libraries, such as the Shared Documents library. You create a content type workflow and it forms the basis of all examples explaining task approval workflows.

The steps in the following example take you through customizing the out-of-the-box approval workflow:

1. In SharePoint Designer click on the workflow section ...

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