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RRMX1
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Filter Query - using column with name

Hi!

 

I'm having some trouble using the Filter Query box in Get Items.

 

I want to run my flow but only pull through items that relate to a persons name (column ID Line Manager) but each time I try it fails.  

 

I've tried using these already;

Line Manager eq Name

Line Manager eq 'Name'

Line Manager eq "Name"

 

I've also tried putting the Name in as an expression but that doesn't work either.

 

This is probably so simple to do but just can't work it out!

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tom_riha
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Hello @RRMX1 ,

you must use the column internal name and then it's:

ColumnInternalName eq 'Name'

You can take the internal name at the end of the url on the 'Edit column' page in SharePoint.

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tom_riha
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Hello @RRMX1 ,

you must use the column internal name and then it's:

ColumnInternalName eq 'Name'

You can take the internal name at the end of the url on the 'Edit column' page in SharePoint.

image.png

 



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Thanks! It is running through to the end now without failing but it still isn't picking up the lines that I know it should be?

I think it was possibly because my column was a Person/Group.  It works if I change my column to Single Text

Hello @RRMX1 ,

if it's a person or group column you must specify also the user value to check, you can filter by email, user name or claims.

Person/EMail eq 'person@company.com'
Person/Title eq 'Firstname Lastname'
Person/Name eq 'i:0#.f|membership|xxx@tomriha.com'

 



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