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Add "When step 1 has completed" as condition for workflow

It seems counter-intuitive (but necessary for performance) that numbered steps in a workflow can perform out of order. For some workflows, like one that affects the database and an element on a page, the community was unable to find a workaround to specify the order actions run. This is a link to that post: Actions in workflow running out of order

It would be amazing if we could specify that one action must complete before another runs.

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If you need to force an order, you can add a 1 millisecond pause between the actions and then Bubble will run those actions in order. I’m pretty sure this works in all scenarios – if anyone has info to the contrary, please let me know.

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That’s amazing. How do you add the millisecond pause?

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I’m pretty sure the same problem is occurring that I was having in the linked post. The action says “Please note that the pause will only happen for actions happening on the screen. It won’t apply for workflows that modify data, send emails, etc.” I’m trying to modify a list, and then display data from that list, so since the first action is modifying data, I don’t the pause will force order.

Unless I’m missing something. Do I need to have any conditions on any of the actions for the pause to force order? Currently, I just have it between the two actions.

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