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oslopez28
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How to prevent my flow from timing out.

Hello,

 

I hope someone can help me with a Flow. The Flow is triggered by a Form submission and then branches off based on a few conditions. A second Form then needs to get filled out, however, that's where I'm stuck. The Flow works if I imediately fill out the second Flow. However, it's more than likely that it may take a person a day or two to actually fill out the Form. 

 

I haven't figured out how to successfully use the "wait" or "wait until" options either. The Flow would have to pause until the second Form gets submitted. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

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fchopo
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I would recommend creating 2nd flow with no doubt (in first flow, it won't work having a trigger in the middle of the workflow just waiting a response for the 2nd flow).

Best,

Ferran

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fchopo
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Hi @oslopez28 

You should create another workflow when form 2 is submitted and proceed. I mean, you would need to create 2 independent workflows (one for form 1, and another one for form 2).

Hope that helps!

Ferran

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Hey there!

 

Thank you for your response. I did consider doing just that and having it trigger once the 2nd Flow is submitted. However, I thought having 1 Flow do it all would be better if it were possible. If it's overcomplicated I'll definitely create a 2nd Flow.

 

Have a great day!

fchopo
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I would recommend creating 2nd flow with no doubt (in first flow, it won't work having a trigger in the middle of the workflow just waiting a response for the 2nd flow).

Best,

Ferran

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Hey there!

 

So I'm going forward with creating a second flow. Do you know if there's a way to have the flow trigger when 1 of 3 Forms is submitted? The original flow has 3 conditions that will pull data from 1 of 3 flows once submitted. 

 

Right now, I only know how to trigger the flow when 1 specific Form is submitted.

I want to provide just a bit more detail. As the Flow is kicked off, there are 3 conditions. The conditions take action after a particular person submits a Form. Each Form in the condition is unique or different. Since I can't use multiple triggers for a Flow, I believe I'd have to create 3 additional Flows for each Form, which is something I'm trying to avoid.

 

Any thoughts?

 

 

fchopo
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Super User

Hi @oslopez28 

As I understand, users have to fill in different forms depending on who they are... But, as said before, that's not doable with a single form and a single flow, so you have to create different forms and different workflows.

Best,

Ferran

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Thanks for your hep on this! 

I'll be creating separate Flows for this.

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