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Add person email to Approval Assign to from SP list without using "Apply to each"

Hi All

I am building a Flow that get Person from a SharePoint list and creates and Approval for that person.

The problem is that when I am adding a person to "Assigned to" in Approval from dynamic content-person Email, it puts Approval into Apply to each, although it gets only 1 result from SP list. 

So is there any way just to use something like first(items('GetFromSPList')?['Person']?['Email'] ) ?


Super User III
Super User III

Re: Add person email to Approval Assign to from SP list without using "Apply to each"


It sounds like the person or group column allows for multiple entries.  If you set the SharePoint column not to allow for more than one person to be entered, the issue will be resolved. 



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Community Support
Community Support

Re: Add person email to Approval Assign to from SP list without using "Apply to each"

Hi @RomanKorchak,


You can initialize an array variable and create an Apply to each action to store these Emails, after that, use the join() function to convert the email array into email string separated by ";".

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Then put the string into the Send an approval action will not create Apply to each action automatically, and you can send approval to multiple Emails.


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