Reorder or duplicate action steps and paths

 

When editing a Zap, you can:

  • Rearrange the order of existing action steps and paths.
  • Duplicate existing action steps and paths.
 

 

Reorder action steps and paths

 

You can reorder action steps or paths in the Zap editor sidebar.

  1. In the Zap editor sidebar, click Outline miscList icon to show an outline of all steps in your Zap.
  2. When you hover your cursor over a step or path, a click and drag iconactionDrag icon will appear.
  3. Click the icon to drag and drop the step to a new position.
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You can also reorder action steps or paths by clicking the three-dot icon Nav: more horiz next to the step you want to move. When you select Reorder step from the dropdown menu, the Outline section in the sidebar will open. You can then continue reordering your action step or path as described above.

You can also use this feature to:

  • Move a step into or out of a path.
  • Rearrange steps within a path.
  • Place a nested path within another path.
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  • If you reorder a step or path and place that step after another that uses its information, you’ll see an alert asking you to update mapped fields, as these will no longer be available after the move.
  • Steps within paths cannot be placed before the path's rule.
  • Triggers and parent path steps cannot be moved.
  • Steps can only be moved within the same Zap.
 

 

Duplicate action steps and paths

 

You can duplicate action steps or paths in the Zap editor sidebar or directly in the Zap Editor.
To duplicate an action step or path in the Zap editor:

  1. Click the three-dot icon Nav: more horiz next to the action step or path you want to duplicate.
  2. Select Duplicate step from the dropdown menu.
  3. A new copy of the action step will appear below the original action step with the name of the original action step preceded by the word “Copy”.

To duplicate an action step or path in the Zap editor sidebar:

  1. Click Outline to show an outline of all steps in your Zap.
  2. Click the three-dot icon Nav: more horiz next to the action step or path you want to duplicate.
  3. Select Duplicate step from the dropdown menu.
  4. A new copy of the action step will appear below the original action step with the name of the original action step, preceded by the word “Copy”.
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Triggers, Looping by Zapier steps, and parent path steps cannot be duplicated.

 

 

Reorder steps using keyboard shortcuts

 

You can use keyboard shortcuts to reorder Zap steps.

  • up/down arrows: move through the steps of a Zap – with a step selected or not.
  • space bar: select a step to be moved. Press it again to drop it at a new location.
  • escape key: release a selected step.
  • left arrow: collapse a Path.
  • right arrow: expand a Path.

Once you're finished making changes to steps, you can publish your Zap.

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