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It must be simple??

  Asked By: Aiesha    Date: Jan 01    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 655

I need to automate sending a list/document library item on one WSS 3.0
site to another site on the updating of an field (Approval Status)

I have used SharePoint designer to create the workflow to copy the list
item to another list on the same site, but not to an identical list on
another site.

The Send To functionality from the document library allows for the
document to be sent to the other site, but this requires the manual step
of selecting "Send To", and the user confirmation

It seems as though this should be possible to automate by a
workflow/script

Ideas?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Dorothy Farmer     Answered On: Jan 01

This is one of the limitations of SharePoint Designer in that the workflows
that are created are only within the site  you have opened up - kind of a
pain. No real good workarounds, though I'm pretty sure that Microsoft is
aware of this and hopefully is working to develop a solution.

If you were developing something using VS or some other product that runs on
and uses the WF platform without residing within the specified site you're
able to do a little bit more, such as the action which you're attempting to
perform.

Perhaps someone else more knowledgable on WF in SharePoint Designer or in
general can give a clever and elegant solution to do what Rodney is asking?

 
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