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Basic flow to count list items each day and add to Excel

 Sometimes it's the simplest ones that give me the most trouble.  I have a flow that each day moves our sent emails from a shared mailbox to the archive folder, counts them and returns the total number from the prior workday into a row in Excel.  The sent part is working great. 

 

To capture our daily received count, we have a SharePoint list that populates the Sender, Subject and Received date/time column. 

 

I want to add on to the end of my Sent Count flow a simple action to get the items from the SharePoint list from the prior day (in my screenshot, I have it set to minus 4 because we get Friday's counts on Tuesdays), and then return that day's total number of items back into the Excel spreadsheet. 

 

My sent count is always returning correctly, but no matter what I've tried for the received count, it returns a value.  (I have pagination turned on for Get Items)

 

I had also tried a simple Get Items with ODATA filter and then a compose length action, that didn't work.  I think this is more the path I need, but I can't get it to give me the count of the prior day's total items.  I just want to know that we received 183 emails Friday without having to go to the SharePoint list and retrieve the number manually. 

 

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In case anyone else is looking for a solution, this is what worked for me: 

 

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The second expression for the greater than or equal to uses -1 instead of 0.  The simple date without the time also worked. 

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I also tried switching the Filter Query expression to account for date/time field and it's still returning a 0: 

 

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I created a separate manual flow to try to test different approachesout based on a YT video that returned the number of items in a list rather easily, by manual trigger - get items - compose with the length function but it too returns 0: 

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In case anyone else is looking for a solution, this is what worked for me: 

 

Fsomers68_1-1666697507418.png

The second expression for the greater than or equal to uses -1 instead of 0.  The simple date without the time also worked. 

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