Using Form Builder
This action creates an entity list in the current context from a CSV list loaded in context. This could be from a form field, or other actions such as Inject Data. You can find the number of loaded entities in the
This creates an entity that can be used ONLY in the current context. This does not create a Plant an App Entity.
Typical Use Cases
- Load values from a CSV list provided by a user in a Large Text form field and then use Execute Actions on Entity List to run the same actions on each item in the list.
- Use in
Automationto Load values from a CSV list passed in a token and then use Execute Actions on Entity List to run the same actions on each item in the list.
Don't use it to
- Serialize data to create a CSV file. Use the
Serialize to CSVaction instead.
|Execute Actions on Entity List||Execute a list of actions on each item in the specified context entity. Use this to process the items loaded in the Entity created.|
|Extend Entity||Extends an entity with new properties.|
Input Parameter Reference
The parameters unique to this action are listed below. Review the common parameters for all actions here.
|CSV||A CSV list that will be used to create the entity. If using on a form this could be a field token for a large text field or a list of tokens separated by the selected delimiter below.||Yes||Yes|
|Field Separator||The delimiter value used in the provided list. Left unselected, this will default to comma. You can use the expression setting (||No||No|
|Entity Name||Provide a name for the entity being created. This name can be used in the Execute Actions on Entity List action to reference the items in the entity using ||Yes||Yes|
|Use first row as column names||Use the first row of the CSV list as column names. If this option is not checked the entity will be assigned 0 based index column names as ||No||No|
|On Error||Specify a list of actions to run on error. Otherwise, an error message is returned which will contain the underlying error if debug mode is on.||Yes||None Specified||No|