Filter: display only items in an approval status

You can display only items in a certain status which is currently in Pending Approval. This works the same for any other object with an approval status.

You can place the following objects in an approval status:

  • Tasks
  • Issues
  • Projects

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Adobe Workfront license*

Request to modify a filter

Plan to modify a report

Access level configurations*

Edit access to Reports, Dashboards, Calendars to modify a report

Edit access to Filters, Views, Groupings to modify a filter


If you still don’t have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

Manage permissions to a report

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects.

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

Display only items in approval status

  1. Go to the filter you want to customize for a list of projects, for example.

  2. Click Add a Filter Rule for the Status field of the object of your list.
    For example, in a project report, add Status Equal Planning, if you want to display only projects which are in a status of Planning - Pending Approval.

  3. Click Switch to Text Mode.

  4. Modify the

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    line by adding :A to the 3-letter key of the status:

  5. Click Done, then Save Filter.

    The list displays only projects that are in a status of Planning - Pending Approval.