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This action instructs a parent State Machine action which state it should run when the current state has finished. Change state actions can only be dragged on to the designer when used in a State Machine action.
To prevent repeated loops through states in a state machine, ensure that each state branch in the state machine has a Change state action. If a workflow completes a state branch without running a Change state action, then the workflow loops through that state again, possibly indefinitely.
Note: The Change State action must be the last action within a state. Adding actions below the Change State action may cause unexpected behavior.
If the state named in the Change state action does not exist in the state machine, then the following workflow error occurs: "Selected value '[name]' is not recognized as a known state value."
To use the workflow action:
To change the settings used by the action:
For more information on the other options in the drop-down, please refer to the Getting started with the Nintex Workflow designer.
The state to run when the current state has finished. Selecting End State Machine exits the state machine when the current state has finished.
Note: The state change does not occur until the current state has finished. If a state contains multiple Change state actions, then only the last one takes effect.