If we are building a flow that uses the same element multiple times, we can duplicate the element on the canvas.
- Boomi Flow username/password (Get a free Flow login here)
- A Flow tenant/subtenant with Identity Service installed
- A flow
If you like, let’s begin by watching a 15-second video. We can also jump directly to the instructions (right after the video).
- Click the element to select it. This shows the copy and trash icons.
- Click the copy icon.
This creates a duplicate of the element on the canvas.
- We can rename the element.
What does not get duplicated is the element ID. The duplicated element is assigned a new ID by the platform. (We can see the element ID in the metadata.)
We can not create duplicates of outcomes. A flow can only have a single starting point; which means we can not create duplicates of the Start element either.
Check out the glossary for a definition of terms and key concepts that appear in the Boomi Flow website, drawing tool, technical documentation, blogs, and marketing communications.
If you need to take a closer look, click on the images to enlarge them. Have a question? Click the Help button on the bottom right-hand corner of this page to ask.