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Export SharePoint Multiple Lookup Column Data to Excel Spreadsheet

Hi All,


I am trying to create an excel report based on a SharePoint list which uses a Lookup column with mutliple values.



How do I get the data from a SharePoint lookup column shown in the Excel spreadsheet. 







If I do this then I get the following data in my spreadsheet


{"@odata.type":"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference","Id":1,"Value":"Denmark"},{"@odata.type":"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference","Id":2,"Value":"United Kingdom"}


Do I need to use a JSON Parser?


How can I do this?



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Hey @alht 


Yes you can try json parser.


Just add the below data in generate from sample of Parse JSON action.

[{"@odata.type":"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference","Id":1,"Value":"Denmark"},{"@odata.type":"#Microsoft.Azure.Connectors.SharePoint.SPListExpandedReference","Id":2,"Value":"United Kingdom"}]


And in the country field just pass the Value dynamic field you will get from parse JSON.


And also make sure in the types of value you give type: [string, null] 

So, if you get a null value in that, it does not give an error.

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Thanks for the response! 🙂

That sort of worked!

However rather than creating a comma separated list of countries in a single cell it create a new entry in the excel spreadsheet for each country.




How do I just combine the countries?




Megan Brown || Denmark, United Kingdom, USA

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Hello there - I am trying to do this exact same automation, but am a total beginner. Would you be able to share how you set up each step in your flow so I can base mine off of yours?



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