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Copying a document column?

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#
 

Hello! I'm using SharePoint Designer to create a workflow that copies a document from one document library to the other. There's a column field in each document library called "Task" that is spelled the same way, and is a single line of text. However, the value for this field (which is plain text) isn't copying with the document.

Any idea how to fix this?




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