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I want to add items to a list based on columns from another list. For example, I have two lists: List 1 and List 2. List 1 has 5 columns; Name, Address, Manager, Phone, Email. List 2 contains 3 columns: Name, Manager, Phone.

When I add an item to List 1, I want it to automatically add a new item to list 2 and have the columns Name, Manager and Phone populated with the column values from list 1.

I have already set up the workflow in Sharepoint Designer to create the item in list 2 when item in list 1 is added. Currently my workflow has just one step "Create item in list 2 (output to variable: create) "

What other steps or actions do I need to create to get the lookup and autopopulation of the 3 columns in list 2 ? I am looking for detailed instruction please because I am new at SharePoint Designer and Workflow creation. Thanks in advance !!!

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You define that in your instruction 'create item in list 2'. You should see something like this: Use the 'add' button to add one of the list 2 fields, like 'Name'. Or select a field that's already there and click 'modify'.

CreateItem

Then, click the function button on the 'to this value', and from the current item, select the matching field. enter image description here

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