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Convert Choice Column Whole Number into UTC Hour

I have a choice column in my SPO List



The choices in this column are 0-23.  All whole numbers.

They represent Hours in the 24hr format, but in CENTRAL time zone.

I have a matching column called QueueTimeUTC, with the exact same choice setup.

using the example above, I have an engineer with the queue times in hours of 7,8,9,10,11

I need to convert these "hours" to UTC time, and populate the choice column of QueueTimeUTC with those values.

What I mean is, for example, if the CST Choice is 7, we need to convert that to the whole number that would represent the UTC number, and add that to the Choice column of queuetimeutc

Any idea how to accomplish this?

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Hi @lardo5150,


You could use the UtcNow function in an expression and change the format to always use 00:00:00. This way you can use the selected number value and at it as hours via the addhours function to that UTC Time.


Below is an example of that approach.

In this approach I am retrieving the first selected value (7) via a Get Item action using an index [0]. I am outputting it in a single line of text column btw.


addHours(utcNow('yyyy-MM-ddT00:00:00.fffffffK'), int(outputs('Get_item')?['body/AssignmentHours'][0]['value']))






That is close.  I have been working on this a bit last night as well.

What the end result should be is a CHOICE in the queutimeutc column.

So if we have 7,8,9 in the assignment hours column as choices,

My end result should be (I am just guessing here at what UTC time would be in 7,8,9) 2,3,4 as choices in the queuetimeUTC column.

Does that make sense?

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