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Workflow States is DISABLED.. please help!!!!

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


Okay I just installed WSS 3.0. This is OUT OF THE BOX, and I didn't do much configuration to it. I need to utilize workflow in my company. So I created a DOCUMENT LIST, and went into DOCUMENT SETTINGS > WORKFLOW SETTINGS.

Afterwards, I select the THREE STATE WORKFLOW and typed the name of the workflow and clicked on NEXT.

I cannot go past the 2nd page! On the top, there is a section for WORKFLOW STATES. There are DROP DOWN menus for this:

Choice field
Initial State
Middle State
Final State

All FOUR of these DROP DOWN menus are disabled. I cannot select anything. What is going on? Why am I not seeing a selection with the drop down menu?

Please help.. I cannot find ANYTHING anywhere about this. If you installed WSS 3.0 and the WORKFLOW STATES are ENABLED for you out of the box, please let me know.

It must be something so simple Im overlooking.

thanks in advance.


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