cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
DavidMLCarr
New Member

How might one apply a STDEV (Standard Deviation) function against a column returned by a List Records action?

Hi Power Automaters,

I have a flow that returns a dataset.  I can count and sum all records in this dataset, but after reviewing all "Expressions" I didn't see any advanced mathematical function set.  Looking specifically for SQRT or STDEV function capability.  (If one doesn't exist, then an example of how I can pass a list into Excel, and get Excel to do a calculation would be equally awesome... 😉 

Thanks,

Dave

2 REPLIES 2

@DavidMLCarr 

Hey there.  So, maybe a couple of options.  My first thought was to call a PowerShell script from Flow.  Here's a thread on how to do that, and then here's a post with a PowerShell script for Standard Deviation.

 

I'm guessing you may not even need to do that if you are already doing Azure functions.  There's probably some whiz-bang way to just do it there.

 

Either way, those should work.

-Ed-

 

If you liked this reply, please give it a thumbs up! If this reply has answered your question or resolved your challenge, please consider marking it as a Solution. This helps other users find it more easily via search.

Thanks Ed.   I'll try those ideas out after vaca...   I must say I'm really surprised by the lack of mathematical operators on a collection... Power Automate 2.0?

Thanks again

Dave

 

Helpful resources

Announcements
Power Platform Conf 2022 768x460.jpg

Join us for Microsoft Power Platform Conference

The first Microsoft-sponsored Power Platform Conference is coming in September. 100+ speakers, 150+ sessions, and what's new and next for Power Platform.

New Ideas Forum MPA.jpg

A new place to submit your Ideas for Power Automate

Announcing a new way to share your feedback with the Power Automate Team.

MPA Virtual Workshop Carousel 768x460.png

Register for a Free Workshop

Learn to digitize and optimize business processes and connect all your applications to share data in real time.

MPA Licensing.jpg

Ask your licensing questions at the Power Automate AMA!

Join Priya Kodukula and the licensing team, super users and MVPs to find answers to your questions on Power Automate licensing.

Users online (2,629)