An approval process is configured on an object to specify all of the steps, users, actions, and relationships among them involved in approving or rejecting a record of that object. Approval processes can become very complex and tools such as the Process Visualizer can be used to aide in ...

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Approval Process Dicrete conditions

I am new to salesforce and hence the below question might be naive for you. Say in the approval process my requirement is if the Discount is 10% go for approval to Mr. X. If the dicount is 20 % go ...
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What the process automation should I choose?

I am a beginner at Salesforce. I have an exercise to practice my Salesforce knowledge. The following is my exercise description in short: The application has one object that is used to store some ...
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The approval process references the workflow action FieldUpdate Some_Field_Update, which doesn't exist for the Some_Custom_Object__c object

While trying to deploy an approval process with the Salesforce Migration Tool, I get the following error: The approval process references the workflow action FieldUpdate Some_Field_Update, which ...
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updating parent object after record approval

I'm trying to update parent record when current record is 'finally approved'. I've master-detail relationship between parent child was trying to achieve this in following ways : 1) Firing Cross ...
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Multiple steps in approval process

I have multiple steps in approval process Updated from approval to next step (Still getting error) My requirement is if the max value is greater than 5 the it need approval. Eg :- if my max value ...
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Record editability in approval process

I have setup an approval process and set record editability to Administrator or Current Approver. When I submit a record for approval will it be automatically be shared with the approver? What if the ...
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Submit for Approval Url formula

My ultimate solution would be to have a formula field that can call the submit action for a given record so that I could kick off an approval process from a related list for the object. Basically I ...
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How to set the user to whom we need to send approval request.

I have a trigger from where I need to submit a record for approval. With that I also want to set to how it should send for approval. Is this possible to do from trigger.
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How to assign a record for approval to a managers manager

I have a requirement where I need to send a record for approval to the managers manager level. Eg: If A have manager as B and B have manager C. I have a condition that if the the qty is less than 10 ...
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Changed to New Approval Process, Quotes Using Old Process Will not ReSubmit

We changed the entire Approval Process recently. Quotes that were in the Old Process can not be submitted or resubmitted using the New Process. Quote was previously approved (with old Process). ...
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Approval Process - to different level

I have a requirement - their is a field called discount on opp product. I need to give approve the discount on the bases of the discount amount. When discount is Less than 5% - No Need for ...
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Approval Process Test Class

I have created a visualforce page which has records of pending approval processes and that page has buttons which approve/ reject a request. Please guide how will I have to write test class for it ...
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Field update in Unanimous approval process, after first user approves

Hi I am creating an approval process with one step and unanimous approval (from 3 users , selected on the go on the record,1 or 2 as well ) required . I want to update the status of the record to ...
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Cross-Object field update with an Approval process

Can we have a Cross-Object field update when an Approval Process is used? We have an Approval process on a detail record. Also we have a WF Rule which says if the record is approved the update 2 ...
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Default Submit for Approval button?

I created a custom object. I have not created any approval processes for this object but for some reason, there's a Submit for Approval button showing up while viewing a record for this new object. ...
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“Request for More information” in approval process

I have faced this scenario multiple times and have done some hack around. I am interested in best design to implement this. Using SFDC OOB approval process, user can only approve or reject the ...
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Cannot set Assigned Approver as ‘Queue:Queue_Name’ in Approval Steps of Approval Process using Metadata API

If the queue does not contains parent Object as supported Object but doesnot contains childObject as supported Object user can set Queue as approver for a approval process created on child Object. But ...
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Dynamic routing for approval process for multiple approvers.

I have a custom object "Subject" and related object professors. For example, Math is a subject record and there are multiple professor records for MATH. Professor record has a pick list primary ...
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Approval History Related List in Visualforce Email Template

Am wondering how to get usable info in the approval hisotry I can add to my visualforce email template. I have the below (UPDATED): <messaging:emailTemplate subject="Lead Final Approval" ...
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how to open the approval/rejection page w/ custom javascript button

How to I open the approval/rejection page for a record with a javascript button? {!REQUIRESCRIPT("/soap/ajax/20.0/connection.js")} {!REQUIRESCRIPT("/soap/ajax/20.0/apex.js")} ...
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Approval Process with trigger-Help

I created the trigger per this site Approval process with trigger. Trigger is // trigger AccountRecordLock on Account (after update, after insert) { for (Account a : Trigger.New) { if ...
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How to get the approver name into an HTML email?

This should be pretty easy but it's giving me bouts of grief. I need to get the name of the person that approved a record into an HTML email template, as there are several possible approvers and they ...
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Approval Process - Track Submitter of record

I am trying to track the 'Submitter' of an Approval process in Salesforce. Although I can who submitted the record when I check the Approval History, I cannot seem to create a field that will contain ...
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Apex Approval Process- approve a step and moving on to the next one

I'm trying to approve a single step in an approval process via apex, and then have it move to the next step in the Approval process. The problem that I'm facing is that I end up approving the entire ...
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Apex approval processes and the Approval Process ERD - ProcesssInstanceWorkItem

How should I conceptualize the ProcessInstanceWorkItem in this ERD? https://www.salesforce.com/developer/docs/api/Content/sforce_api_erd_process.htm What is it's role in doing Approval Processes by ...
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Recall Approval Process through Trigger and Controller

I need to unlock a custom object (Events__c) record when an Task is created. Hence I propose to recall the approval process when the Task is created by using an After Insert Trigger. Here is the ...
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Recall Approval Process through Trigger

I need to unlock a custom object (Events__c) record when an Task is created. Hence I propose to recall the approval process when the Task is created by using an After Insert Trigger. Here is the ...
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Approval Process Chose Approver Manually and Add comments

Is there way to add a comment box under the Choose Approver Manually in Approval process. This way for every stage in opportunity can have a separate Request or Note attached to that , and maybe ...
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Approval Process : Lock the whole Opportunity Including Notes and Attachment

Currently I have an approval process, that locks the opportunity and the record but the user, still can submit Notes & Attachments after. Is there a way to lock those as well?
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Automatically sending email reminders about pending approvals

I can not find any reference to this being a possibility. Is it possible in SalesForce to have an Approval process time out and a reminder (they don't approve it or approve it within few days) cause ...
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Trigger validation error message on Submit for Approval (Approval Process)

I have recently encountered an issue, which I do not seem to be able to resolve. I have set up an approval process that fires up if my PickList__c is evaluated true to the following value (or entry ...
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Can we have separate reject hadling for different queues of unanimous approval in Approval Process

we have a unanimous approval step that's being assigned to multiple queues. In case of rejection by any we don't want all the other queues to be notified instead we want to keep the approvals by other ...
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How to change the return URL in Approval Process??? Help

I want to change the return url to Home Page where all Items to Approve will be listed. I want to change the return url to Custom Page. My code: PageReference pr = new PageReference(url); ...
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Approval Process Question

Situation: We have an Approval Process on an Object. We start the Approval Process with two ProcessInstances(for two user) at the same time. One user(User A) approves and the status of the other ...
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Approval Process multiple steps issue

I need to create a approval process in following way: Lets say there are some formula fields department1, department2, department3 ...... department20 which populates as YES/NO based on some logic. ...
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If Else in Email Template

I am trying to mail merge using a string of if-else in a text email template. It seems that the system is unable to mail merge custom fields using if-else. ...
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Approval Process - How to get a visual on where a case is in an approval hierarchy?

Is there a way to get a "diagrammatic representation" of Visual workflow approval process (for Admin/Manager User login) as to get an insight on what step the current record is in the approval ...
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submission actions between approval steps

I have configured an approval process with 6 approval steps The entry criteria is based on the different fields in the opportunity. If the entry for the step is not fulfilled, it will go onto the ...
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Quote Approval that Notifies a Manager by E-mail (no action required from the manager)

I want to be able to add a notification e-mail to my approval process when a quote is approved. Here are the approval processes that I have right now.... Over $100k List Price Rep submits quote ...
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Getting Trigger batch Save error on KB Articles which doesn't support triggers

I am getting an error "*Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures: when triggers are present partial save requires that some subset of rows save without any errors ...
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Skip/bypass approval process

I want to skip/bypass an approval process by using some other VF page/apex class/trigger, is it possible ? what kind of framework should I think of ? Basically I want the record to be editable, even ...
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field validation on approve or reject for approval process

I am creating an Approval Process. Its a simple process with 2 approval steps I have a requirement where an assigned approver (user) must populate one or more fields on a record before they approve or ...
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Relating ProcessInstance in visualforce emails

Demo for a visualforce email via Salesforce shows how you can relate fields - look at how Contact's email is included: <apex:repeat var="cx" value="{!relatedTo.Cases}"> <tr> ...
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Customize Approval Report fields

We are starting to run Leads through an Approval process and want to report on them (of course!). Is it possible to show other fields on the report than the one Related To? It shows the Lead Name, ...
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Approval Process Related User: Approver Not Available in Related User list

We have an opportunity approval process that I created in our Sandbox. This process allows the submitter to manually choose the approver of the opportunity. As a part of that process I was able to ...
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Is there any time limit for which record can be pending for approval?

Lets say for a Standard object or Custom object's record has been submitted for approval on 11-Nov-2014. Is there any upper bound on or before which record should be approved / rejected? or is it that ...
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How to get a popup on click of Approve button in Approve/Reject Approval Request?

On click of Approve button the record submitted will be approved without giving any alert message. I want to keep a popup or alert message to confirm the approval when the Approve button is clicked. ...
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Error:Cannot submit object already in process

I have a approval process set up already. when an agent submits records for approval, their status will be "Approval pending" and waits for Manager" i m trying to update their status as "approved" ...
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Approval process fails with Invalid cross reference keu

I am getting error while assigning the Related user field of my approval object in the approval step. If I use the same user in the step as user then works fine. Any help would be great. ...
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How to Approve the jobs from Approval Processes by just writing APPROVE from Approver

I'm new to salesforce ,so i was working on Recruiter APP . In Workflow and Approval after the POSITION is created the APPROVAL notification should intimate to MANAGER or CEO. the notification which ...