This samples demonstrates how workflow and a very simple document lifecycle can be integrated.
Mike Farman (Alfresco)
None required, as it relies on the review & approve web client task dialogs.
In addition to auto-versioning on content updates, Alfresco 3.2 introduces auto-versioning on property-only updates. This does mean that a piece of versionable content (ie. document that has versioning behaviour enabled) which particpates in the sample 'Lifecycle Review & Approval' workflow, may have versions auto-incremented simply by the update of the custom status property.
If this behaviour is not desired then auto-versioning for property-only updates can be disabled or the versionable aspect can be overridden to exclude this specific property (wfl:status). Workflow Workflow Samples