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Office 2010 Workflow: Developing Collaborative Solutions by Mark J. Collins

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Chapter 6. Creating Workflows with SharePoint Designer

In the previous chapters, you built some fairly useful workflows using built-in templates. Often, however, you may need some processing that will require you to build a custom workflow. In this chapter, you'll create a custom workflow using Visio and the SharePoint Designer. This workflow will allow team members to submit a request for time off. This will generate a task for an individual to approve or request that request. Approved requests are then automatically added to the team's calendar.

Creating the Site

Start by creating a site named Chapter06 using the Team Site template, as shown in Figure 6-1.

Figure 6.1. Create a Chapter06 site using the Team Site template.

The Team Site template will ...

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