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3202042 - Forward propagation picks wrong value after workflow approval - Employee Central


You have following scenario in the instance: 

Field A is parent and field B is child (field B is empty in the current record). In my example I will take Division as Field A and Department as field B.

  1. Now you create a future workflow changing Field A;

  2. Before workflow approval, a new record is added effective before workflow record changing field B;

  3. Workflow is approved and system carries the value for field B in the approved record, resulting in a association mismatch: 


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This is expected behavior of the forward propagation currently, in case that this is not business requirement please feel free in open a new enhancement request: 

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