Row removed as Workflow trigger

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Kirstine
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At the moment you have the option for a Workflow to be triggered "When rows are added". I'd really like the option to trigger when rows are removed. Is this on the horizon or is there a workaround?

Thanks!

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  • Kirstine
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    Thanks L@123, that makes sense. I think I'm going to try and figure out a different way of achieving what I need to do!!

  • L_123
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    If you describe your objective a little more I might be able to give you some insight

  • Kirstine
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    Well, I have a sheet that tracks all our jobs (construction work). I have a helper column that, depending on the status of the job, returns a value of 1 if it's become 'active'. I then have a workflow that sends me the total at the end of the month, and I record that value in a separate sheet. I can then deduct the figures from last month to produce a chart in our dashboard showing how many jobs came to fruition during the month. =IF(OR(Status@row = "Booked In", Status@row = "Completed", Status@row = "Emergency", Status@row = "Monitoring - SMS Ltd.", Status@row = "On Hold", Status@row = "Pending Start Date", Status@row = "Snagging", Status@row = "Work In Progress"), 1, 0)

    The only problem arises when jobs are archived and therefore removed from the original sheet. The archived rows can go into a number of different archive sheets, so it's not as simple as having a count of new rows on a single sheet.

    I'm not sure if that was coherent, ha ha!

  • L_123
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    How many other sheets are there? You can reference ranges in other sheets and return them to a single sheet fairly simply.



  • Kirstine
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    I do that already with a lot of other sheets, but I only need to know if a row has disappeared.

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