Update an Item

Update an Item


Add action


Use context menu or action toolbox to add Update an Item action to workflow scheme.

  • Click on the area with (Edit) icon on the scheme and:
  • Select category Lists and items;
  • Choose Update an Item.
  • In action toolbox:
  • Select category Lists and items;
  • Drag and drop Update an Item action to the area with (Edit) icon on the workflow scheme.

Configure action


Open action configuration dialog to edit action properties:

  • Open action context menu on the scheme and choose Edit;
  • Or double click the action on the scheme.

Action properties


Use configuration dialog to edit action properties:

Property Description
Title Defines action title.
By default the title is action type name.
List List or document library, in which all items that match Where expression will be updated.
You may use two options:

  • List lookup (list is set at workflow design time and is not changed at runtime);
  • Current list (list is set at workflow runtime).
List GUID GUID of the list, in which the items will be updated.
Use to define list when List property is set to List lookup.
Content Type Select content type from site level content types.
Defines a set of fields in List item properties и Where.
Use when List property is set to List lookup.
Where An expression to select items to update. A set of fields available to build expression is limited to the fields of the selected list.
Lookups are available for this property.
List item properties A list of fields, which will be updated.
The set of available fields to update depends on the selected content type in Content type property.

Examples

Update current item:

Update an item by ID:

  • Use the types of variables that match to the types of fields.
  • Try to use Where clauses that return only one item. If more than one item returned, the first will be updated.

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