Automation to fill in existing cells

I have created an automation to set the status on our tasks. My automation is based on "new row is added or changed", then meets certain critiera, then a cell value is changed to a certain status.

This works for rows I add after the fact, but has not updated my existing rows.

Is there a way for an automation to update any existing row that matches the criteria?



  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @steph_aw

    I hope you're well and safe!

    You can either select the run now option, but beware that it runs for all rows and ignores the conditions, or you could add a so-called helper column with a checkbox, duplicate the Workflow, and change the trigger to the checkbox to trigger all rows that way.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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