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Help in creating reminder

Hi ,
I have a flow for reminder but I was asking if I want to get 2 reminder, one fixed reminder before the due date with one day " Already done " . The other reminder i want it to be based on the notifcation period column as the screen shoot .
Any help please ?Screen Shot 2022-04-19 at 10.38.04 AM.png

Hi @Amrmac 


I assume you have a scheduled Flow. In that case you can use a condition in a parallel branch which checks if Today is greater than the DueDate.


This can be achieved with the expression ticks():



What exactly do you mean with Notification Period ? Is it something like 3 days before due date or something ?


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I mean I will create a new item and there is a notification period column its says how many days before the due date I should get reminder notification email  . every item had its notification period .

OK understood, you can use addDays in order to subtract the Period Days from your DueDate. 

For subtracting you need to use addDays:


try to insert the 'minus' manually. 



Is the period column a numeric column or a text column? If it is a string column don't forget to convert.




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I need to to have 2 reminders : 

1-  before the due date by one day ( Already created this flow )

2- In a costume days for each item " from notification period column " . 
Do you thing its better to have 2 flows or keep both in one flow . I prefer to make it separate flows .
Can you please help me with the full steps . Sorry for bothering you .

I would go for one Flow and work with a parallel branch.

The left one ist your first flow / before due date and the right one is x days before (you can achieve this with addDays()) 


Booth Branches will have these different conditions.




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THis is my current flow :


Screen Shot 2022-04-20 at 2.34.59 PM.pngScreen Shot 2022-04-20 at 2.35.11 PM.png

Right after get items you can add a parallel branch. 




From here try to create in each branch a condition like in the previous image posted by me.


You can delete your apply to each loop, it will automatically come and wrap around your mail action.

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Sorry Georgios . I'm new in Power Automate . Here is what i did as you mentioned . Can you write for me the expression i should use .Screen Shot 2022-04-20 at 7.59.17 PM.pngScreen Shot 2022-04-20 at 7.59.26 PM.png

I will try 😉 


left branch 



is equal



right branch


is equal



maybe you need to remove the “%20” depending how your internal field name of the SharePoint column is.

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Not working . This part :

right branch



gives error even if removed 20% to be like the field name .

Is the Notification column a single line of text ? 

if so : ticks(addDays(outputs('Get_items')?['body/Due%20Date'],-int(outputs('Get_items')?['body/Notification%20Period'])))


can you provide the error message 

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he Notification column is a numbers type .Screen Shot 2022-04-20 at 10.11.21 PM.pngScreen Shot 2022-04-20 at 10.09.39 PM.png

Tray storing the output of the Notification in an earlier step into a  integer Variable with the Initialize Variable.


replace the output with the variable 


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