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Bryson-Hodges
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Deleting a Completed Planner Task

I know there is an existing thread out there about this type of flow but hoping to get some traction with my question by starting a new thread. 

 

I have created a flow to delete planner tasks once they have aged 60 days with the help of this community. I tested the flow earlier today, and it tested successfully; however, the final task of deleting a planner card did not happen due to an action branching condition not satisfied. I will post screenshots of my flow below in hopes this community can help me resolve the issue. 

 

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 I am not sure why it wouldn't work and curious if maybe it's how the planner itself is set up? See below for an example and this planner continues to the right as its for our entire west division.

 

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Any help would be greatly appreciated. Again, my apologies for duplicating topics but thought this might get me an answer quicker. TIA! 

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fchopo
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Hi @Bryson-Hodges 

Could you check the values in the if condition (completed... value?) vs actual date - 60 days? I mean your workflow looks pretty good, so there must be something with the "completed..." value.

Hope that helps!

Ferran

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Bryson-Hodges
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Thank you for your reply, fchopo. 

 

I am not sure what you mean by checking the values in the condition? I am using the "Completed Date Time" dynamic content from my filter array which was set at 100%. This is where I thought the issue might be because I am not sure how the flow determines "completed" with how our planner is set up. I assume that its based on our "Completed" dropdown but not entirely sure. 

 

I attached a screenshot of the successful flow with the condition expanded. I see that it was trying to apply this flow to 189 items but I know there are way more completed tasks than this. There are thousands of completed tasks that are older than 60 days. 

 

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Bryson-Hodges
Regular Visitor

So I flipped my condition to a greater than and this allowed my flow to run successfully and deleted the tasks. However, the greater than means it deleted completed tasks that have not aged 60 days yet, unless I am mistaken? I am curious if maybe there are too many completed tasks that are older than 60 days so it prevents that action from completing? The planner has over 4K completed tasks and at least 80% are older than 60 days. Is this something that could cause the Branching action not satisfied? 

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 Any guidance and help would be greatly appreciated.

Bryson-Hodges,

 

I am having hge same issue as you are.  Were you able to figure anything out or get a response on your question?

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