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shanemeisner
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Helper V

Add Numbers of days to date field

We want to set a Flow to send out emails to have people requalify on certain dates. Every Qualification has different time frames.. Some are 6 months, others are 12, 24, etc..

I have been able to get a calculated field to show the number of days before renewal.

What I am having problems with is setting the "Renewal Date" field to be Today * the renewal days.

So, if Renewal days is 180, need to set "Renewal Date" to be 180 days out from today.

I tried setting the "Renewal Date" to something as simple as: adddays(utcnow(),RenewDays, 'yyyy-MM-dd') .. which, as expected failed..

Tried different combination of: @equals(formatDateTime(addDays(utcNow(), int(item()?['RenewDays'])), 'yyyy-MM-dd')) with the same failed results...
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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v-zhos-msft
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Hi @shanemeisner ,

It seems you want to add Numbers of days to  today.

I have made a flow for your scenario, please check it for a reference.

Expression in Compose: 

addDays(utcNow(),int(triggerBody()?['RenewDays']),'yyyy-MM-dd')

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Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Zhongys

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Brad_Groux
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Super User II

You're right to use the addDays date and time function, which should be formatted like so:

addDays('<timestamp>', <days>, '<format>'?)

So for your usage, it would be something like:

formatDateTime(addDays(utcNow(),180), 'yyyy-MM-dd')

You can't pass variables to date/time, you need to utilize the Compose action and use it's Output. So, you would have a compose action for each date variation needed. Example:

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Please review the following:

If you could provide an expanded screenshot of your Flow and steps, and of any detailed error messages you're receiving we could likely better assist you.

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

v-zhos-msft
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Hi @shanemeisner ,

It seems you want to add Numbers of days to  today.

I have made a flow for your scenario, please check it for a reference.

Expression in Compose: 

addDays(utcNow(),int(triggerBody()?['RenewDays']),'yyyy-MM-dd')

Capture1.PNG

Capture2.PNG

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Zhongys

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Thanks for the help.. The formula for the compose function was exactly what I needed!!

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