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Add columns in Approve/Reject screen of Document Repository

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


We have a document repository in Sharepoint 2010 and we want to add few columns from the Document Repository in the Approve/Reject screen that appears during approving or rejecting a document added.

Please let me know, the steps to achieve this.


Aritra Saha

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