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demondan
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Count items in array

Hi

I have exported a sharepoint list into an array variable (and stripped away the data im not interested in) resulting in the following items:

 

{"Title": "Dan"},{"Title": "John"},{"Title": "Rich"}
 
How do I count the number of items? So in this example will be 3? I've tried length('arrayNam') and this returns an incorrect value?
 
thanks
Dan
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Re: Count items in array

Hi @demondan,

I have tried on my side that use length(variable('arrayNam')), and it return value 3.

Please make sure your Array format and the expression are correct.

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Re: Count items in array

Hi @demondan ,

 

Try length(variables('arrayNam')?['value'])

 

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Community Support Team
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Re: Count items in array

Hi @demondan,

I have tried on my side that use length(variable('arrayNam')), and it return value 3.

Please make sure your Array format and the expression are correct.

Annotation 2019-08-21 134923.png

Annotation 2019-08-21 134907.png

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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demondan
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Re: Count items in array

Hi

What does compose do?

 

Thanks

Dan

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Re: Count items in array

Hi @demondan,

 

I input length(variable('arrayNam')).

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Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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demondan
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Re: Count items in array

Hi

So the array I have I exactly extracted it from a sharepoint list.  I am thinking the format is possibly not correct, is there a way to just display the format of the array when i run the flow?  Like a print to screen or a log/console?

 

thanks

dan

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Re: Count items in array

@demondan 

Hey there.  So, you may have already seen this...but if you go to the main page for your Flow, you can see all of the past runs.  If you click on any one of those, you can then click on each step and see the input and output for each.

 

Not sure if that gets you where you want to go, but hopefully it sets you on the right track.

 

-Ed-

 

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