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Grant Permission on List Item or Folder extended

This activity grants permission on the list item or folder. You can override or append user grant permissions.

Value of permission field by default can be one of the following values: Full Control Design Contribute Read If any custom permission levels are defined, you can also specify those. For help on creating custom permission levels see

The activity supports multi permission assignment. Use ‘,’ or ‘;’ separator to grant several permission. Example: "Approve, Read, View Only".

SharePoint Workflow Designer Phrase

Grant this level permission on list item url to this user. Override current permissions: Yes


Parameter Description
this level Permission level string. Multi permission assignments are supported. Use ‘,’ or ‘;’ separator to grant several permission. Example: "Approve, Read, View Only".
list item url Full list item or folder url Ex: http://mysharepoint/MyDocs/Shared%20Documents/MSOMS.pdf http://mysharepoint/Lists/List%20with%20Approve/1_.000 http://mysharepoint/Lists/List%20with%20Approve/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 http://mysharepoint/Lists/List%20with%20Approve/EditForm.aspx?ID=1 http://mysharepoint/MyDocs/Shared%20Documents/Folder
this user User name. Ex: “user@domain”, “domain\user”. It allows multiple values separated by a semicolon.
Override current permissions No – a new permission will be added to existed permissions. Yes – a new permission will override (remove) all old permissions