Article published on the 22nd of April, 2022.
The contents of this article may be subject to change due to ongoing development of WorkPoint Automate.
The Update item step is used for updating the meta data of items like Tasks, Risks, and so on. Examples of meta data could be the person responsible for the item, a due date, or a status.
It is often used in collaboration with e.g. an "Item form" step, in order to input new meta data or changing existing data, which can then be saved using the "Update item" step.
An example of such a setup could look like the following:
The following image shows the settings for the Update entity step:
||String||Use this field to give the step a friendly title.
|Description||String||Use this field to give the step a description of use.
|Name||String||Use this field to give this step a unique name used for identification.
|Step Input||Object||Use this field to select an output from a previous step as input for this step.
|Business Module||String||Use this field to select a business module.
|Business Module Entity||String||Use this to define the ID of the business module entity.|
|Entity site list||String||Use this to define in entity site list in which the item to update is located.|
|List item ID||String||Use this to define the ID of the item to be updated.|
|Content type||String||Use this to define the content type of the item to be updated.|