Is there a way to change this so that the Approve/Reject button will not manually override the workflow, but instead use the workflow to approve the document?
Thanks Go into SPD, make a copy of your approval workflow (to retain the original in case you make a mistake).
In this particular scenario, the customer wanted to add the Vendor name and the Invoice amount fields.
Having customized Approval forms in the past that were related to Share Point custom lists, I thought this would be relatively straightforward; it turns out that the process is a bit different between lists and document libraries.
He has 15 years of consulting experience designing and developing browser-based solutions using Microsoft technologies.There is no trigger that allows you to say ‘if something changes to something else, then do this’.If you have the workflow fire when the item is set to ‘For Review’, it will do so every time the item is edited, which basically means that people will start ignoring your notification emails.As a result, under the workflow status column in the document library it will state canceled, and not send out the email to say it has been approved.From what I gather this is an expected outcome ( in that approving the document by clicking on the ellipsis next to the document, and clicking on Approve/Reject manually overrides the workflow.