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dgillespie
Advocate II
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Create Planner Tasks for Flagged Emails - makes Duplicates

Hi, I have a flow that I based off the template Create Planner Tasks for Flagged Emails but it sometimes creates duplicates.  I am using webmail and in my testing I am being careful to only flag one email in the thread but it still creates duplicate tasks.  I have tried variations of this and they all create dupes so I am wondering if I need another action that checks to see if the email was previously flagged?

 

Here is my Flow:

Part 1Part 1Part 2Part 2Part 3Part 3Part 4Part 4

 

Here is a sample of the dupes it created:

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Mira_Ghaly
Dual Super User
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@dgillespie

Can you share a screenshot of your whole flow structure? Are you checking somewhere if the task already exists in planner before the create planner task step?

 

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@Mira_Ghalyhere is my whole flow (refer to the screenshots in the original post for the expanded version).  I have verified (by manually checking) the task doesn't appear in Planner before I flag the email.  Thanks.

 

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Mira_Ghaly
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@dgillespie 

Did you check the flow history to check if this flow has been invoked only once or more than one time?

 

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@Mira_Ghalyyes, for the above mentioned duplicate, there are two different flow runs, only 15 seconds apart.

 

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@dgillespie

Can u please check the below solution of a similar issue

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Flows/Create-a-MS-Planner-task-avoid-duplicates/m-p/805...

 

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