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Spångberg
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Advocate II

Additional triggers in flow?

Hi

 

I have noticed that I can add an additional trigger inside a flow which makes the flow pause until the additional trigger is fired.

I can't find any documentation on this. Is this a supported way to handle a "wait until completed" scenario?

 

Cheers!

// Tomas

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tom_riha
Super User II
Super User II

Hello @Spångberg ,

the second trigger doesn't handle 'wait until completed', the second trigger will do the same as the first trigger: wait for an event to happen and then continue. The misunderstanding I already saw a few times is that the second trigger is somehow connected to the original trigger / the original item. It's not.

Example: you have the main trigger 'When item is created', then some actions, and then 'When item is updated'. You might think that the flow will wait until the original item is updated. But it doesn't work that way, the second trigger is not connected to the item that triggered the original one. It's again connected to the whole list and it'll trigger when any item in the list is updated.



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