Monday, January 10, 2011

Enable content approval on a SharePoint list through feature

Hi All,

Sometimes we require enabling content approval on list at the time of creating feature and activating the feature. We can use the List Template and List Instance to achieve creating list and instantiating it.

There is one attribute called EnableModeration which sets the content approval on the list. But I have observed one strange scenario that even though I have specified this attribute, but no luck. So I spent some time on internet and found out solution.

And that solution is you can set this content approval though code in your feature code.

(listobject).EnableModeration = true;

This worked for me. Let me know your thoughts on this.

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