Importing historical data in a DocType with Workflow
By Faris Ansari on May 24, 2019Beginner
When you import a document of a DocType which has a workflow, you shouldn't be able to set the workflow_state to a state except the first.
For example, your Workflow has 4 states: Draft, Sent for Approval, Approved, Rejected.
You prepare records to import using Data Import Tool, and you set the workflow_state of each record to Approved. The system will not allow this, because you are transitioning from the state Draft to Approved which is not a valid transition according to your workflow.
The solution is to disable the workflow, import your data and then enable the workflow again.
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