Workflow Setting Lookup Field


Posted by djhobbes - Jun 14 ’16 at 05:57

I am using a 2013 workflow in SP online to parse a filename and set multiple fields, one of which is a lookup field tied to a list elsewhere in the site collection (using cross site lookup).


For discussion, I am trying to se the [Title] field to a numeric variable I parse from the filename.  The problem is, instead of returning the correct item by [Title] it is using the numeric variable to return the matching [ID] field from the list.


Any thoughts?

  • Dmitry Kozlov
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    #1 by Dmitry Kozlov Jun 15 ’16 at 04:43


    I suppose, you're retrieving an item by CAML-query, right? If so, please, read the following thread illustrating how to request items either by Title or by Lookup Id:

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