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Task List Alternate approvers 

Question asked by janetd on Feb 22, 2016
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2016 by philipplucas

Is there anyway for someone other than the assigned-to person to approve a task without the task being delegated?

We have a workflow that assigns tasks.  Our users want the person that initiated the workflow to be able to approve any of the tasks in lieu of the person to whom it's assigned. 

For example, Mary D initiates a workflow that assigns a task to John F.  John does not approve and is not available to delegate, but catches Mary in the cafeteria and gives a verbal approval.  Can Mary D then approve the task?  Mary can have up to Full Control on the task list.


From what I can see on my list, Mary D can't even view the task with Full Control.



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Date and Time: 2/22/2016 10:53:08