Copy Item Widget

Copy Item Widget

The Copy Item widget copies a list or library item from one list or library to another. Any fields that exist in both the source and target lists are copied.

Icon-Warning Widget Limitation:The source and target list types and column types must match or the Copy Item widget will fail.

Widget Properties:

Column Description
Source Item (Required)

Click the Icon-Ellipsis button to select an item to copy.

  • Select source item:
    • To copy the current item, select Current Item (the default).
    • To copy a different item in the current list or an item in another list, site, or site collection, select External List Lookup and make the desired selections in the Site Collection, Site, and List boxes. To identify the item in the list that you want to copy, select a Filter Field and enter a match criteria in the Equals box, either by typing one or by adding a lookup using the Add Lookup (Add Lookup Icon) icon. If more than one item is matched, the first item returned is selected as the source item to copy.
Target List (Required)

Click Icon-Ellipsis to select a target list or library to copy the source item to.

  • Select target item:
    • To create a copy of the item in the current list, select Current List.
    • To copy the item to a different list in the current site or to a list in another site or site collection, select Other List and make the desired selections in the Site Collection, Site, and List boxes.
  • Overwrite existing items: To overwrite an item with the same Name in the target library, check the Overwrite existing items checkbox.

    NOTE: This option is only available for document libraries.

Run As This widget can run with the permissions of the workflow initiator, the workflow designer, or another user. Select the option in the Run As property that best matches your requirement. For more information, see Common Widget Properties.
Click Apply to save the widget settings.

Example Using Copy Item Widget

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