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Have Excel change a add a variable number depending on the answer to a form

Hi all,

 

Looking for some help in regards with my flow.

So my current flow (see screenshot) is made for the purpose of associates buying laptops from us. 

Currently struggling with finding a way for adding a value into a row dependent on what the answer to the form is.

 

Example would be as follows.

On the form the associate can choose between purchasing 1 or 2 laptops, what I want is in my flow depending on the answer to add a certain number value. So for 1 Laptop it is £50 & for 2 it is £100. Sounds simple to do in practice but just having a little trouble with getting it in motion. As you can see in the screenshot below default was just £50 as we limited purchases to one per person however we have now changed that amount to 2 so need a variable number to placed in the Cost row depending on the number of laptops purchased.

 

Add row into table.PNG

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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

In the Switch control you have already checked on the purchase quantity, so you no longer need the Condition control. For a Switch control the On element requires what value you want to check, in cases, the value is what the result can be. So in case 1 and you have set it as 2, which means "if purchase quantity is 2", and then add a row action where the cost set as £100. For the same reason, case 2 add a row action where the cost set as £50. In case 3, it means the quantity is neither 1 nor 2, so send the Email directly.

 

Best regards,

 

 

Community Support Team _ Jeffer Ni

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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

I think it will be better to add a Switch control, checking the purchasing amount according to the answer from the form.

Power Automate Switch Control Action In Workflows - Enterprise DNA

 

So you can copy the add a row action and paste it in another branch easily, just adjust the cost value in each action based on the result of respective case.

 

Best regards,

 

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Anonymous
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Appreciate the response, tried to implement the switch as instructed but might be misunderstanding how it's suppose to be formatted. I've attached the main part of my flow & the subsequent error I get when trying to submit an order for two laptops. Not 100% sure where it's going wrong here or if I need restructure the list table part etc. Any input would be appreciated.

 

New flow.PNGFlow error.PNG

Hi @Anonymous ,

 

In the Switch control you have already checked on the purchase quantity, so you no longer need the Condition control. For a Switch control the On element requires what value you want to check, in cases, the value is what the result can be. So in case 1 and you have set it as 2, which means "if purchase quantity is 2", and then add a row action where the cost set as £100. For the same reason, case 2 add a row action where the cost set as £50. In case 3, it means the quantity is neither 1 nor 2, so send the Email directly.

 

Best regards,

 

 

Community Support Team _ Jeffer Ni

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Anonymous
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Hi, appreciate the speedy reply. So I have that condition in there for the sake of checking if their name is already on the spreadsheet. So if they are already on the spreadsheet it will tell them them have an order in process already & not add them. If their name is not on the sheet then it will add them & the subsequent details. 

So the condition I assume is still need maybe unless it would be easier to convert it to a switch? 

Hi @Anonymous ,

 

Sorry for my misunderstanding. These screenshots were not too clear after being compressed, and I didn't realize that the condition was to do other checks and I was not able to get the error message as well. You can use the two Condition control in each case of Switch, but please share the error message in text or in a clearer shot.

 

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Community Support Team _ Jeffer Ni

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