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sharepoint Online - Update people picker field Default/other options do not work

Question asked by bpulliam on Sep 2, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 15, 2015 by ongd

This is Nintex Workflow on SharePoint Online

 

When writing an update to a people picker field in a list item using the Office 365 Update Items part I get the following error if I use the default setting (Login Name). I am grabbing the "Created By" field and writing it to another list on a different site in the same collection.

 

Some parameters failed the validation check.

- [InputMetaDataXml] : The 'Fields to update' is invalid. Input string was not in a correct format.

 

Ok so fair enough, I switch to user ID and it doesn't throw an error, but it doesn't appear to actually update the field either. I have tried email address and get the error, I didn't bother trying display name.

 

Anyone ran into this? Am I missing something?

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