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Create and Update on field change not record change.

Yesterday I was looking into moving my CRM workflows into a flows. I have some pretty basic ones that create a name for a record when created and I was able to do that.

In the previous workflow have the option to execute the workflow on ‘create’ or ‘field change’. I realized that in 'flow' the CSD connector triggers on ‘create’ or ‘update’ but not both. Well, that’s a little inconvenient, but still doable. I did a ‘save as’ on my flow and created an ‘update’ version and it was then that I realized that this would execute every time the record changed. We only want it to trigger if a field value changed.

 

I can’t find a way to limit the execution on a field change and not every record change. Any direction would be appreciated.

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Hi @BYUDANB,

 

Unfortunately, Microsoft Flow could not support one or more field in CDS modified perform it now. The only way to set the condition is when some field is equal to a special value, such as when an item modified and the "Name" field is equal to "Bob", perform it.

 

If you want this feature that when a special field modified trigger the Flow, you can head to IDEA forum to submit your idea, collect votes to make it come true:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/idb-p/FlowIdeas

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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