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Adding timestamp to file name

Hello all!


What I'm trying to achieve : whenever a file is modified in a sharepoint 365 folder, copy the file into a subfolder AND add the timestamp of the modification to the its file name.


Thanks to the template "when a file is created or modified in a folder... Copy file" I managed to get it done, except for adding the timestamp.

I tried to use the dayofyear function but it seems to be able to only add a predetermined day of the year and does not grab on the fly the current day of the year.


1- do you know if what I'm trying to achieve is possible?

Super User III
Super User III

Hi @Milese 


If you after todays date then use the below expression:


To get current year

formatDateTime(utcNow(), 'yyyy')


To get current month

formatDateTime(utcNow(), 'MM')


To get current day

formatDateTime(utcNow(), 'dd')


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Super User III
Super User III

Hey Mate




You can add a compose action and Build the File name with Modified timestamp and pass it to the Create file action.


In the Formula below, I am using the Concat function to build the file name.


The FilenameWithExtension and Modified is the output of the Get File Properties action 





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