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ianceic
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Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

I had an excel spreadsheet that get's uploaded to OneDrive every night. I need to extract a value from the table and send that value in an email. How can I get the cell value Total and send that in an email? Here is my excel file and flow. cell value 3.pngExcel Fileflow.pngFlow

 
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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

Hi @ianceic 

 

Here's an example:

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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

Hi @ianceic 

 

The issue is in the "Get a row". You need to define the "Key Column" as the column that identifies the row and now the number of the row. When Power Automate tries to fetch a value it will search Excel's Table for a column called "Key Column" and then try to find the ID defined in "Key Value".

 

You need to create a new column that is the actual ID for each column and replace the "Key Column" with that created column.

 

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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

@ianceic you're almost there, in the key column type Total. In the Key Value select the Total column from the dynamic content, don't type a value in.

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ianceic
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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

So I tried to specify Total as my "Key Column".

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I don't follow the rest of your explanation, is there a clear example you can provide? 

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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

@ianceic 

 

Total is not your key column. Is the value you want to collect. You need a key column in that table. In your Excel add a new column after Column 5 and call it "ID". Then put the number 2 there and in your Power Automate in the Key Column replace the total with the ID.

 

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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

@ianceic@manuelstgomes is right, my mistake. As far as I recall the key column needs to have unique values.

Rob
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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

Hi @ianceic 

 

Here's an example:

2020-01-02 17_17_42-Create your flow _ Power Automate.png2020-01-02 17_18_56-Test.xlsx - Excel.png2020-01-02 17_18_14-Run History _ Power Automate.png

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Manuel

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Re: Excel Read Cell Value and Send in Email

Hi @ianceic ,

 

Please take a try with @manuelstgomes 's solution to add a ID column to the excel table and insert value 2 to the row with the Total value that you need.

 

Best regards,

Alice       

 

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