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Gatchaman
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Adding multiple rows with the same flow (Excel)

Hello,

I am having a bit of trouble with one of my flows.

I have a form in PowerApps I use to add lines to an Excel file.

The onSelect Runs the flow in wich I put all the values for columns 

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No Issue so far the flow works fine and adds the line.

 

My issue:

I need to add duplicates of the submited lines. Instead of adding one. I need to add as many as selected in this field here.

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Say for example the user fills the form and puts a 3 in this field. I need the flow to add the line 3 times instead of one as it does now.

 

I am having a few things I don't understand:

The first is how do I send the value of that field with the flow.

if I simply add it with the rest I will logically get an error

 

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It will be an invalid number of arguments as this field has no corresponding column in the datasource and is not passed in the connector.

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The other question would be

How do I use this value to indicated how many rows to add

I assume I would add an action using Control and forEach but it's a bit fuzzy.

I would appreciate any pointer, thank you very much!

 

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mattias1172
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I'm not familiar enough with PowerApps to advise on how to get the number value, but if you can get it and set a variable such as "Counter" equal to that number, you can use a "Do until" action with the "Counter" variable. 

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A setup similar to this where you have the "add a row" action and you decrement the "Counter" variable on each run.

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