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ljeffries
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How to delay an email until a time based on two separate entries on a form (a day date) and a time (a specific time in the future if entered all in one timezone such as 5pm)

I am working on setting up an automated workflow that will take certain actions. The form that is the trigger asks for an "exit date" which is just a day and is formatted M/D/YYYY. The form also asks for "exit time" which is usually input basically like 5 pm. It is all in the same timezone. I was attempting to convert to a timezone round-trip string but it is struggling to read with the inputs I have. How can I get this function to work?

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Is the time question in your form a text type field for users to type in a time? Or is it a choice option? 

 

You will need to make that time option a choice and literally list out times as options. You are not going to get a correct time with "5pm" as a response.

 

How long will the delay be? 1 day? 2 days? 30days?

ljeffries
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I think i didnt explain well the first time what I am doing because I am breaking one process into a couple workflows for simplicity on my end as I am learning how to use power automate. I will actually be using a manual trigger, not a form, with information being input by me. So I could instruct my team to enter the information however I need it. But if the input is Exit Date (M/D/YYYY) and the Exit Time input is a time, how would I enter that to be read correctly? The delay will be 1 hour after that exit time. 

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