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Ricardo111
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Changing order of inputs in a manual trigger (Button Flow)

Hi Hive!

 

I've got a complex manual trigger with 20 different questions / inputs.

 

I want to change the order of inputs, this does not appear possible.

 

Previous threads suggest starting again with the questions but this would take too long.

 

I wonder if there is anyway this issue can be escalated, surely it's a priority for development???

 

Many workflows change or adapt over time, particularly when using manual triggers.

 

There should be a function where an entry can be moved up or down in the pecking order!

 

Thanks

 

Richard

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Expiscornovus
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Hi @Ricardo111,

 

I understand that can be a challenging task.

 

You could suggest it as an idea in the https://ideas.powerautomate.com/ section.

 

People can upvote your idea and the Power Automate Product Team can take the change into consideration for development. There are lots of examples where these kind of ideas where implemented into the product.

 

You will get my vote for that idea 🙂

 



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Hi @Ricardo111,

 

I understand that can be a challenging task.

 

You could suggest it as an idea in the https://ideas.powerautomate.com/ section.

 

People can upvote your idea and the Power Automate Product Team can take the change into consideration for development. There are lots of examples where these kind of ideas where implemented into the product.

 

You will get my vote for that idea 🙂

 



Happy to help out! 🙂

Interested in more #PowerAutomate #SharePointOnline or #MicrosoftCopilotStudio content?
Visit my blog, Subscribe to my YouTube channel or Follow me on Twitter


Ricardo111
Helper I
Helper I

2 years ago, we're going into 2023 and still nothing. ???????????????????????????????????? And the fix.....is.......................where?? SOP.

Matthy79
Super User
Super User

I'm not sure you like it but it is a workaround:

 

You can export the flow, manipulate the data in the json-object and import it again. Here is a sample where I changed the order in a test flow. Works fine:

Matthy79_0-1670787498692.png

As you see "text_1" is after "text_2" and when starting the flow the new order works.

 

As I said. It's just a workaround and I don't understand why something so easy to implement takes so much time, but maybe this helps with your flow.

Thanks. Agreed. Seems EVERYTHING msft requires either a hack or a workaround to make work since nothing ever seems to be COMPLETED. It's always 75% there and the 25% are the little everyday, functional things everybody assumes should be there as a given. But nooooooo. Plus there's always an excuse/justification.

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