I’ve been asked to include the functionality to clone a list item so that a user would be able to clock ‘Copy’ and it would create an identical list item which the user could then edit.
I’m guessing I’d use the Copy Item action. Would I be able to copy the item back to the same list and when configuring the action how do I get the action to select all the columns?
Thanks in advance.
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Hi Darren Floyd,
sure you can copy to the same list without any problem, just make sure not to check that Overwrite existing item checkbox, you will have two items identical. I guess you are trying to do this with Nintex WF . let me know otherwise will think of appropriate solution.
How might you set up the same workflow, but creating multiple copies? As in, the user would either enter a number in the workflow start form or in a list column specifically for that purpose specifying the # of copies they want. The workflow would loop and create x number of copies. I've tried as much but the workflow is only creating one copy before it gets stuck.
I created a loop containing the copy item action and two variables. Variable1 stores a start value of zero, Variable2 stores the requested number of copies. After the copy action, I add 1 to the Variable1 to iterate up to the # of requests. Any thoughts?