Customizing SharePoint Approval Workflow – Step by Step

I like challenges and I was posed this one today in class.  Change the built in approval workflow to add steps!  Since I have written a really Advanced Workflow course and know a few things that most people don't about workflows in general, I decided to take on the challenge on the plane ride back to San Diego from Houston.

Attached is the results of my exploits.  Using the WorkflowChanges class, I was able to inject a new activity into the workflow.  I was also able to change the InfoPath form that drive the approval workflow.  The only thing I didn't do was to actually take a new element value out of the modified form.  I have left that for someone else to figure out!

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Enjoy!
Chris

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