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Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi.

 

I am excited to use this feature.  I have a repeatable processes that i tried to copy but i get the error "Failed to find XXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXX (<-- guid) in definition".

 

I tried to copy only one trigger and also the conditional statements that have multiple and still receive the same error.

 

What can i be missing?!?!?

 

Thank you for your help.

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Community Support

Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi @Misa ,

 

Thank you for feedback, I have tested it and find the same issue you mentioned when I add an action from the clipboard into a Switch action branch.

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Copy action is currently in the preview phase, and I've tested some scenarios on my side and found that this happens only if you add replicated action in Switch Action, and maybe in other scenarios as well.

The suggestion is that if a similar issue occurs, you can manually create.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi @Misa 

 

Currently copying triggers is not supported in flow. You can only copy actions. Can you please share a screenshot of the error facing? 

 

This could be a caching issue too. Can you try loggin out of the current session, close the current window, start a fresh session and see if you continue to face the same issue? You might want to try in different browsers too. 

 

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Advocate V
Advocate V

Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi @yashag2255 and thank you.  Below is a screenshot of the error that i get.  I tried the methods you mentioned above and received the same error.  

 

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Community Support

Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi @Misa ,

 

Thank you for feedback, I have tested it and find the same issue you mentioned when I add an action from the clipboard into a Switch action branch.

1.png

Copy action is currently in the preview phase, and I've tested some scenarios on my side and found that this happens only if you add replicated action in Switch Action, and maybe in other scenarios as well.

The suggestion is that if a similar issue occurs, you can manually create.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Advocate V
Advocate V

Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

Hi!

 

I did find that the error also happens with Condition statements and single actions.  

 

The workflow is fairly large so i am really trying to take advantage of the new feature Smiley Very Happy .

 

 

 

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Re: Copying/Pasting Error Message

image.pngI have figured out a workaround even when dealing with controls. It can be very useful when you have a lot of cases on your switch. 

 

1. Create a parallel branch above your control

2. Create a scope under the parallel branch

3. Within the scope create the entire process you want for the case

4. Copy your scope to clipboard

5. Paste a new scope under the parallel branch as well

6. Drag your duplicate scope into the desired case

7. Update small changes accordingly per case

8. Rinse Repeat

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