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abihoughton27
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Calling back name of the column modified

Hi,

 

I have created a flow where if a specific column is modified in SharePoint it logs the change in a new SharePoint list. At the moment it brings back the column value before and after the change - my next step would be to bring back the column name that was modified?

 

I used this flow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT6BpixFbHY and it works perfectly i just want to move it to the next level

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annajhaveri
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@abihoughton27  are you looking to get column name from Get Changes action?

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Anna Jhaveri

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Yes i think so - i currently get what in the column has changed but not what column changes 

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annajhaveri
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@abihoughton27  you can get array of columns which have been modified from the Get Changes action using following steps:

 

1. Add Initialize Variable action, name variable columnjson and select type as Object, configure following expression for value

json(concat('{"root":', outputs('Get_changes_for_an_item_or_a_file_(properties_only)')?['body']['ColumnHasChanged'], '}'))

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2. Add Filter array action and configure it as shown below

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Configure following expression for from parameter

xpath(xml(variables('columnjson')), '/root/*')

For Map parameter click on button on right side to switch mode and then use following expression

@equals(xpath(item(), 'string(.)'),'true')

 

3. Now add Select action and configure it as follows:

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In From parameter select Body of filter array from Dynamic Content

For Map parameter click on button on right side to switch mode and then use following expression

xpath(item(), 'name(/*)')

 

Now you can loop through output of Select action to get list of columns (column names) that have changed

 

 

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Anna Jhaveri

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Hi Anna,

 

Where would i put this would i do it before the condition? or after the get changes for an item? 

Thanks again for your help 🙂

annajhaveri
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@abihoughton27  it depends how you want to use in the flow, the column which have changed. You can put it under Get Changes action, see screenshot below:

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Anna Jhaveri

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