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Duplicate an existing record in a SharePoint list

I want to duplicate a record when one is inputted into a SharePoint list by the number listed in a certain column (e.g. # of employees). So if a record states it needs 5 employees for a job, Power Automate will create the original record (the one created by a user) plus 4 more records. My issue is when the user changes their mind mid-process and modifies the number to 6 for instance. Instead of adding an additional, sixth line - my workflow adds onto the 5 records which totals to 11 records into the list.


My original method was creating another field to store the old value of the column (e.g. 5 employees). Then within the flow, first check the difference between the new value and older value and then only create items for the difference. Finally, updating the old value to the new value. However, it still does not work and show me an "infinite flow" error.


I am having trouble with this. Here are some screenshots of my flow below:

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