Voting on approval requests via email
If you are a designated approver, you can vote via email. You can also include comments with your vote.
To vote on an approval request via email
- Open the message about the record on which you need to vote.
- Click Reply.
Do not change the subject of the email; it contains important information about the record and is needed by FootPrints to update the correct record.
In the body of the email message:
Enter your vote in the format
VOTE=<vote type>. Your vote type can be one of the following:
For example, you can send an approval vote as VOTE=Approve
(Optional) Include comments on your vote in the format VOTE COMMENT=<some text here>. For example, you might enter VOTE COMMENT=Make sure to contact Accounting for PO #.
- Click Send to send the update to FootPrints.
The record is updated within a few minutes. Depending on the settings defined for your system and user ID, notifications may be sent when pertinent updates occur.