Replace Data In Configurations (Advanced)
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This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Replace Data In Configuration (Advanced) action on a Designer Folder in Decisions . This allows a user to replace data across all entities in Designer Folder instead of editing each entity individually.
Example:
In this example we are going to demonstrate how to use the Replace Data In Configuration (Advanced) action.
For this example we created a Designer Folder with a simple Flow , Form , and Rule .
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The Flow, Form, and Rule contain Data named ‘Something’ .
The Flow has an input named ‘Something’. This can be done by selecting Show Editor
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The output is also named ‘Something’ .
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The Form has an input ‘Something’ and displays Label of input Name ‘Something’ which can be found in the Form Controls panel
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The Rule has an input ‘Something’ and uses it in a Rule Step . Do so by selecting Show Editor
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Begin configuring the inputs 
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To change this data name across all these entities in Designer Folder we can select Manage > Replace Data In Configuration (Advanced) action.
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In the resulting window we check ‘I Understand This Action Might Corrupt The Configuration’ check-box to acknowledge the risks.
Then, we define what Data do we need to Replace (Something) .
And, With field to define name to replace to.
When finished, we can click Ok to apply changes.
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System notifies us with pop-up messages on what entities were changed.
Note : System does a back-up prior to perform changes.
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If we look at our Flow , we should see that the Flow input data name has changed…
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… as well as Flow output.
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Form Input and the Label has changed too.
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The data in the Rule has changed as well.
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