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Audi86
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I have a scheduled flow to send reminder but i came to know that I can't use calculated column "Next review date" in filter query, Do I have a way out here? Help Please !

My flow is should send the reminder email 45 days prior to next review date.  Next review date is a calculated column and now i am getting an error. Can you suggest please what should i do?

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Further adding to Question as an update

I also tried using filter array but its emailing both test files owners and clearly not doing filtering based on the next review date column. below I was using 10 days before, to avoid sending emails but it still sending emails although the next review date deadline is way beyond 45 days, so not sure whats happening.

 

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Help please !

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v-liwei-msft
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Hi @Audi86 ,

 

utcNow Returns the current timestamp, the returned value includes the date and time, so you cannot directly compare your calculated column with the time returned by utcNow.

You can use this formula in the fliter array to determine if the date of the  calculated column is within the full day of utcNow:

 

@and(greaterOrEquals(item()?['review'], startOfDay(addDays(utcNow(), 45))),lessOrEquals(item()?['review'], addSeconds(addDays(utcNow(), 46), -1)))

 

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Best Regards,

Levi

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v-liwei-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Audi86 ,

 

utcNow Returns the current timestamp, the returned value includes the date and time, so you cannot directly compare your calculated column with the time returned by utcNow.

You can use this formula in the fliter array to determine if the date of the  calculated column is within the full day of utcNow:

 

@and(greaterOrEquals(item()?['review'], startOfDay(addDays(utcNow(), 45))),lessOrEquals(item()?['review'], addSeconds(addDays(utcNow(), 46), -1)))

 

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Best Regards,

Levi

Yes I realized it after banging my head and anxiously waiting for someone to get back to me on thread :). This is how i modified it to get it rolling

 

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v-liwei-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Audi86 ,

 

Could you tell me if you have solved this problem?

If I answered your question, please accept it as a solution 

 

Best Regards,

Levi

Anonymous
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hi Audi86, can you share the initialize variable and set variable expression. I try to filter the calculated column equal to todays date and flow send email afterwards. My flow is just as same as your flow except for the initialize variable and set variable function. 

@Anonymous  here it is. let me know if you need anything else

 

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this is my condition first expression and second expression respectively

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formatDateTime(variables('ReviewDate'),'yyyy-MM-dd')
 
addDays(utcNow(),0,'yyyy-MM-dd')          # I have 0 here to test for today date

@v-liwei-msft Can you please explain this expression little bit and whats this  -1 in the last?

 

thanks

@v-liwei-msft Actually nevermind, you explained it already on another post thanks!

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