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TK30
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Multiple Approval Workflow - Update Sharepoint List item with approver comments

I have a multiple approval workflow with 3 approvers.

 

I am trying to update the list item with the approval comments after each approval, but the "Responses Comments" adds too many for each nests.  I have updated a different column after each stage of approval with "Response Summary" and it works without adding for each nests.  Is there a way I can pull in Response Comments instead of Responses to remove the for each nesting?

 

Thanks

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Pstork1
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No, There is no summary of the comments the way there is of the Responses in general.  To get all the comments you need to create a string variable to hold them and then use an Apply to Each loop to append each comment to the variable.  Once you exit the loop you'll have a string that you can use to update the comments.



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The way I have worked around this is by storing the response comments inside of a "Compose" action within the Apply to Each that is generated. Then I just use the body of the Compose action inside the SharePoint update action.

Pstork1
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Dual Super User III

No, There is no summary of the comments the way there is of the Responses in general.  To get all the comments you need to create a string variable to hold them and then use an Apply to Each loop to append each comment to the variable.  Once you exit the loop you'll have a string that you can use to update the comments.



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TK30
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I followed your advice and it worked.  Thank you.

Would you be able to tell me how to shift+enter the comments so they appear a row down when they are appended

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