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calmaguer
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Last modified date hasn't changed in X days - best way to do this?

As with everything Nintex, there's probably five ways to do this, what's the best?

I have a list with lots of items, and lots of flows running on each item.  Once the (last modified date is 5 days ago and obviously the) item hasn't been touched in 5 days, I want to use a notification action to let someone know.

If I create a flow to run when an item is modified, and have an action to wait 5 days and send a notification, this would do it, but I don't think it would "reset" the 5 day clock when an item is modified within the 5 days and the flow tries to run again.

I'm sure I'm thinking about this too hard and one of you wonderful folks will have an easy solution.

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Re: Last modified date hasn't changed in X days - best way to do this?

Hello,

The way one usually goes about solving this issue with workflows is to create a site workflow that runs daily on a schedule.  You will essentially loop through the active items on the list, check their modified date against your requirement, and then send notification when required. 

That's the solution in a nutshell, but I'm sure you get the gist of it. 

Mike

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