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rheiniluoma
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Search for users (V2) driving a do until loop

Howdy All!

 

Thanks to this forum, I can make individual branch conditions work when a user is found or not with Search for users (V2).

 

What I'm trying to do is build a username based on this rule:

First Initial + Last Name -- fairly common, normal, but occasionally gets collisions - if the username exists:

First Initial + Middle Initial + Last Name -- cool.. can build that and it works :

First Initial + Middle Initial + Last Name 2 -- ok I can do that too...

But then what I really want to do is iterate that number until we no longer have a collision

 

Joe M Smith:

jsmith 

jmsmith

jmsmith2

jmsmith3..4..5..6...

 

So search v2 2 does middle initial last name - works fine, but search 3 is the one that starts adding the number:

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What I'm trying to do is rerun, the Search For Users 3 with the newly incremented variable, and then recheck.

 

I'm at a loss as to how I'd do this.

 

When I paste it in, I end up creating a new search for users object, instead of reusing the existing one.

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rheiniluoma
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K.. so I figured it out.

I had to set a variable based on the "not found" condition, and then control the loop with the variable.\

 

Inside the loop I had a new lookup that set the variable.

 

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rheiniluoma
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K.. so I figured it out.

I had to set a variable based on the "not found" condition, and then control the loop with the variable.\

 

Inside the loop I had a new lookup that set the variable.

 

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