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Iterative workflow

iJazper306
6 - Meteoroid

Hello All,

 

I am trying to achieve a somewhat (I think) is basic workflow that collects user input using a list of check boxes:

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So that at the end of Select(87), I will have a column of selected "Groups" that I want to run through a macro to reiterate rendering of PDF reports.

 

How should I be setting up the macro so that it will accept that column of Groups as the filter? How can I get up the Groups column as a dynamic filter variable field?

 

Here is sample data. This data will be filtered based on Group selection per user input.

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Greg_Murray
12 - Quasar

Hi @iJazper306 ,

 

It sounds like you are looking for a batch macro. I've attached an example, but I highly recommend you take a look at the batch macro training that is  available in the academy, here.

 

main workflow 

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batch macro

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hope that helps

 

Hi @iJazper306 

 

If the end goal is to render a PDF report per group, you may need to check the "Group" option in the render building block. This could give you different reports for the different groups you have.

 

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I'm also attaching a workflow sample that could help. Let me know in case I misunderstood your goal. Cheers

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