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Flow runs when you did not want it to

I have found this to be an irregular issue.  I build flows based on schedules.  When I go into edit the flow, I do my edits and simply close.


I have found that the flow has been triggered and has started running when I did not want it to.  This is very dangerous as it is taking action whan it is not supposed too


Has anyone esle experienced the problem?

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Hi @leyburn19 ,


The "Recurrence" trigger would always automatically run when it is firstly added to a flow when you save the flow, and it is the feature of this trigger but not an irregular issue.


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Sorry,  but I find that is a questionable feature.  Creating a scheduled should not automatically run when created or modified.  If I want to do that to test the flow I use a Manual Button First


This feature archived 5000 records before I realised it was running.  Luckily I could recover but it was a waste of my time as it should not have happened until I wanted it to.



You might consider simply turning the Flow off - that way it will not run and you can still make and save edits.
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Sorry,  but I find that is counter intuitive.  Why would a schedule flow run when created or modified when it is not the schedule it was given.

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