Okta Workflows How-To: Delete Multiple Table Rows
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In this guide, you will learn how to delete multiple rows.
You have a table that holds positive and negative numbers. You want to delete all rows with a negative number.
The solution has two flows:
- A flow to find all rows to delete (with negative numbers)
- A helper flow to delete each row
The main flow searches for rows with negative numbers and passes each row to a helper flow for deletion:
Searching table rows
The flow has the following cards:
- Tables – Search Rows finds all the rows with negative numbers
- A list of rows with a negative number is passed to List – For Each. For Each calls a helper flow ([Helper] Delete row) for each item passing its Row ID
The Tables – Search Rows options view:
Search Rows options
Search criteria (to change it click Change link – see above screenshot):
Searching table criteria
To pass a row ID to the helper flow, click the down arrow for Row ID field and choose Item > Row ID:
Setting helper flow input
The helper flow deletes each row by its Row ID:
Delete a table row
The flow will delete rows with negative numbers:
After deleting rows with negative numbers
In this short how-to guide, you learned how to delete multiple table rows.
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