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2281135 - Approved Contract can be Submitted Again for Approval


The Users is able to send the same document twice for Approval.

Reproducing the Issue

Using HTML or Silverlight, please follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the Contracts work center.
  2. Click on Contracts.
  3. Select New.
  4. Create a new Contract.
  5. Click on Actions .
  6. Submit for Approval.
  7. The button Submit for Approval will remain grayed out until the Contract gets approved.


The Contract is approved. The button Submit for Approval will remain open once again for the user who submitted the Contract.


This is a system behavior, we are not able to identified if changes in contract are approval relevant or not, we can’t disable the submit button.

In futures releases, it should be possible to create a page layout assigned to approval status in Contracts, then the button can be hidden.


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