Run if

Use the Run if actionA tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to run a set of child actionsA workflow action governed by a parent container action. if a conditional expression is true. The expression can contain one or more conditions. The expression is evaluated in order, from first to last condition (top to bottom), using the selected AND and OR operators.

If the conditions you define are not true, the workflow skips the child actions included in the action.

For example, if the expression evaluates to true, the workflow executes actions within the Run If action. If the expression evaluates to false, the workflow bypasses the Run If action and continues with later actions.

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Before you start 

Configure the Run if action

In the Designer:

  1. Click the Logic and Flow action group in the action toolbox.
  2. or

    Type the action name or function in the Search field at the top of the action toolbox.

  1. Drag the Run if action to the point in the workflow where you want the child actions to run if the conditions are met.
  2. Open the Action Configuration window. For steps on how to open the Action configuration window, see Action configuration window.
  3. Fill in the condition fields for the Expression.

  4. Click Add condition to add more conditions to the expression.
  5. Click Save.

For more information about the fields and buttons, see Run if fields, buttons, and settings.