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l9hunter
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Concatenate multiple form fields into formatted list in SharePoint item

Hello, I have multiple fields on a form that I would like to format to appear as a comma delineated list in my sharepoint item, or ideally as a block with each field entry on its own line. 

 

Here is my current flow with Create item pulling in MS form entries. For Course Name, I have 8 different fields from my form (user can potentially enter up to 8 courses at a time for reimbursement, and unfortunately they are all named the same thing in the form): https://imgur.com/Fx5oE61 

 

When the flow runs, this is how the field entries in Sharepoint are created. I'd like them separated by either a comma or a line break: https://imgur.com/w2ucU7j 

 

I understand how concatenate works in theory, but when I tried implementing this as an expression on my create item field, it did not like using the form responses in the expression - do I need to implement some kind of compose operation and then update item? I'd prefer to do this with all 8 course name fields at once, rather than 8 different compose or concatenate functions.

 

Thank you very much - this one has really stumped me and I'm still learning Power Automate.

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PrasadAthalye
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Which column from the flow action you are referring to? If it is Course names, you can simply enter a comma in each of those form fields to generate comma-separated values.

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ChristianAbata
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hi @l9hunter if you want to add comas you can type it like this

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PrasadAthalye
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Which column from the flow action you are referring to? If it is Course names, you can simply enter a comma in each of those form fields to generate comma-separated values.

Please Like and Mark this as Answer if it resolves your Issue.

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ChristianAbata
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hi @l9hunter if you want to add comas you can type it like this

asd.PNG



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my post as a solution! to guide others :winking_face:

Proud to be a Flownaut!


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l9hunter
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@ChristianAbata @PrasadAthalye thanks to you both. I guess in the complexity I overlooked you can just separate with commas. 😂

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