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Dynamically adding approvers in Approval workflow

  Asked By: Tejaswani    Date: Aug 24    Category: MOSS    Views: 4478

My goal is to assign approvers for
an an existing approval workflow and start it whenever a new list item
is uploaded to the document library IN THE CODE. I am using MOSS 2007
with VS 2008.

For Ex: People from the Finance_uploaders group upload documents and
thats when I have to start the approval workflow and assign it to
Finance_approvers. There will be numerous groupname_uploaders and
groupname_approvers in the system. So uploaders of any group should
start and assign the workflow to approvers of that group only.

I dont see any Approvers property for the SPWorkFlow Wf object. I am
doing all the creating and starting workflow in the ItemUpdated event.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Chandrabhan Agarkar     Answered On: Aug 24

You can't add approvers  to a pre-built OOB workflow  programmatically. You can
change the approvers being used when you instantiate the workflow in a library
or when you start  the workflow manually. To change it programmatically when a
workflow is started automatically you will need to build your own custom
workflow.

 
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