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nattt7
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Flow get data from 2 SP lists and sends recurrent montly email

Hello

 

I need help creating a flow that gets data from 2 SP lists and sends a monthly email to 'subscribers' with key dates/ tasks for that month.

 

SP List 1 - Email

SP List 2 - Week Start Date, Week End Date, Tasks, Term

 

I started the flow with the Recurrence, then GetITems for each List:

 

SP List 1 - Filter Query: Name en '@{null}'

SP List 2 - Filter Query: StartDate lt '@{utcNow()}' and EndDate ge '@{utcNow()}'

 

Then condition if Name is not null, Send Email but it is not working at all.

The email doesn't even connect now.

 

Any ideas?

 

 

 

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You have it set to 2024, you probably want 2023, don't you?

 

You can also just keep those empty. I'd just do this: 

 

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Are you able to show a screenshot of what you've created so far, in configuration mode? That will help us to help you through it.

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Here we go..

i will probably need help formatting the email later on when the flow is working. Thank you 

 

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nattt7
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sorry i update the first query to ne instead  of en .. mistake

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email not working

nattt7
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flow is working now but need help setting up the recurrence to be the 1st of the month and the email body to have 

 

Week start - Week End

Tasks

 

Week start - week End

Tasks 

 

etc 

 

Thank you 

Okay, so, first - I notice your Recurrence is "every 1 minute". Set that to 1 month. I know you're probably doing it for testing purposes, but you can use the "Test" button in the top right hand corner to run it whenever you want. Do that instead.

 

Next - Name will never be null. Name is usually the filename, though this is a list and there won't be a filename. Do you mean Title? That would make more sense. I am going to assume it should be Title. (If you run your flow, you'll probably see an error telling you that "Name" doesn't exist.)

 

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This is probably what you want.

 

 

For the date filter in your other list, you need to make sure you compare them in the same format, so it can understand it. 

 

Try this:

 

EndDate ge '@{utcNow('yyyy-MM-dd')}' and StartDate le '@{utcNow('yyyy-MM-dd')}'

 

Looks like this:

 

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So then you want an email to everyone in List 1 (i'll call that Emails), of all the information we've gotten in List 2 (I'll call that Details), right?

 

I have a super easy way for you to do this 🙂 

 

Let's create an HTML Table from the details. It's easy - we do it like this:

 

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The "value" is coming from the "Get Items" that was looking at the Details table. You can add as many other Headers as you want - note that there's no space in the "Header"

 

When we run it, it looks like this:

 

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And now we can cram that into an email, which we'll point at the Emails output. QUESTION, THOUGH: Should the email go out individually, or should all the users be in a single email? (I'll show you how it looks if you do one-at-a-time first). 

 

(Ignore m y connection failure here, haha, PA is having issues today)

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I'm using "Created By Email", but you'd use the Email column. 

 

Then I'm using the output from the HTML table in the body.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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nattt7
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Thank you I will try that.

how to you fix the recurrence? I tried StartTime as 2024-11-17T11:25:00 and Inteval 1 Month but i get an error

You have it set to 2024, you probably want 2023, don't you?

 

You can also just keep those empty. I'd just do this: 

 

Rhiassuring_0-1700181631975.png

 

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