RE: Advance Approval > Skip Next Approver from Approver List

Has any have any experience with customizing SuiteSolutions Advance Approval bundle, specifically, skip the next approver if the previous one is the same user.

jmconcepcion Rookie Asked on November 29, 2019 in Other.
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I was able to find a solution by adding some customization on the advance approvals main workflow. For those interested, below is the overview:

  1. Create Global Workflow Fields to store current and previous approvers
  2. Set the current and previous approvers fields on the state that generates the next approver.  Make sure to sequence setting the “previous approver” before the actions that generates the next approver and setting the “current approver” should be after the generation
  3. Added a new transition from the approver to creating new approver state if the current and previous approver is the same. This bypass and mimics the clicking of “Approve” button on the UI
Rookie Answered on December 3, 2019.
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