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Can you use expressions for switch?

Hi, 

 

I have been setting up email reminders for actions approaching/going over their due dates.

 

In a condition I can use "is equal to" and then my expression for the date.

due date condition.PNGcondition and expression works

But in a switch statement it doesn't bring up the wizard to set the Equals text box to be an expression

switch no dynamic content.PNGswitch not prompting expression

I expected to be able to use content like this

expression wizard.PNGexpected expression wizard

Is this by design and I should just use multiple conditions?

 

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Re: Can you use expressions for switch?

Hi @Zango 

 

In a switch case action you cannot define a variable or use the dynamic content selector because by default the value of every case in a switch case scneario needs to be static. 

 

You could refer to this blog for more ideas on using the switch case feature and the like ones. 

 

https://sharepointmaven.com/3-ways-to-build-multiple-conditions-in-microsoft-flow/

 

Hope this Helps!

 

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Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Re: Can you use expressions for switch?

Hi @Zango 

 

In a switch case action you cannot define a variable or use the dynamic content selector because by default the value of every case in a switch case scneario needs to be static. 

 

You could refer to this blog for more ideas on using the switch case feature and the like ones. 

 

https://sharepointmaven.com/3-ways-to-build-multiple-conditions-in-microsoft-flow/

 

Hope this Helps!

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

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