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Stuck in Page Approval Workflow "Do-Loop"

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
My colleagues and I are building an intranet site. I have created a page, and am attempting to submit it, so my colleague can add content. So far I have gone through this process 18 times (to no avail): 1) Checked Page In 2) Submitted Page on the Publish Tab 3) Opened Status window on Publish Tab. Selected the open Approval Workflow. Selected Edit. Selected Approve. Hit OK. I receive confirmation emails -- yes, the page has been submitted. yes, the page has been approved. Checking back at the Status page, the workflow shows that it is complete/approved HOWEVER -- my colleague cannot access the page. It shows on her screen that the page is checked out and I am editing it. When I click on the page link, it opens immediately in the EDIT PAGE view (with Editing Tools already launched)...it will not allow me to get out of this mode. Also, if this is germane, the auto-generated URL ends in "ControlMode=Edit&DisplayMode=Design"...

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