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Error customizing Approval Workflow in SharePoint Designer

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
When attempting to customize OOTB Approval Workflow, message "Workflow is read only?"  Request copy errors with "Server could not complete your request" Details button produces blank.  Any clue?  I am the site collection administrator for the site and the secondary farm administrator.

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