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CarlBCarlB 

Forcing Approver to set field

Hello.

I don't have much experience with developing approval rules, and I am wondering if the following is possible.

I have a custom object with an approval process.  It works fine up to the point that it gets to the approver.  At this point, I want to force the approver to set a particular field within the object before they can approve the record.

I tried putting a condition in the "Approval Steps" section, but it is evaluated before the record gets to the approver.

I had also tried adding a validation rule, to prevent the record being saved in an approved state without this field being set, but the approval process seemed to ignore the validation rule.

Thanks,

Carl
AmulAmul
Is this field value will be filled by the Approver...before getting is Approve/Reject.?
 
CarlBCarlB
Hello.

The idea would be that the Approver would not be able to Approve the request until they had set the field to an appropriate value.  If they attempted to approve it, they would get an error message.

Regards,

Carl