Set start date when a subitem is created

Hi! My workflow starts by creating an item, updating the progress status, and then creating subitems under the main item. Is there a way to set the start date or due date to today?

Hi @Carla22
You could just use a creation log field and call it Start date and change the settings on the field to just date
That way every time you create a subitem it will set the date to today as it uses the date you created the subitem
Screenshot 2022-11-23 at 07.36.07

Another way is to use an automation, when you change the status on the parent item set the subitem date to current date + 0 days


Screenshot 2022-11-23 at 07.41.22

Hope this provides what you need
many thanks in advance
Dan

It worked! Thank you so much for your help!

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