I have a simple workflow, who copy items depending on the value of a field "CountryName", if equal CH, it copy the file in the folder CH ... In SPD I checked the 2 choices to run the workflow if new item is added or modified. When I publish the code, and I add a new file, I see in the source folder a new column with the name of the workflow and the value "Completed", but in the destination folder it's empty. Any Idea please ?

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There are two common symptoms and the underlying causes of each is human error. But don’t beat yourself up; they are easy mistakes to make and correct. Use the following to troubleshoot the issue:

  1. When a SPD workflow doesn’t copy one field to the target list:

    • The field names don’t match

    • The field names match, but the field type and the settings do not

  2. In a document library, when none of the fields are copied (except the file name), or when all the fields are copied but intermittently:

    • The issue is that everything is working as designed and the workflow hasn’t accounted for it! There is a difference between New and Upload
  • thanks for the explanation, I found that when I edit the properties of the file, it copy it where I want, But is there a way to do it once the file is uploaded ? – BKChedlia Jun 17 '16 at 16:15
  • Are you working with Document library? – Hardik Jun 17 '16 at 16:18
  • Yes, I have doc Lib 1 "Invoices", when a user enter upload a file and enter a countryname it's dispatched to folder of the country – BKChedlia Jun 17 '16 at 16:19
  • Ok just find "The Difference Between New and Upload in a Document Library" from here...blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/johnwpowell/2009/01/02/… – Hardik Jun 17 '16 at 16:21
  • Did you get it? – Hardik Jun 17 '16 at 16:28

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