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I want my flow to stay online, however the connector requires specific input or it will fail :(

Dear Flow Community,

I hope you can help. I have made a flow that recurs every 5 minutes.
It uses Get a Row (Excel Online - Buisness).

It looks for the Key Value of "Booked"

Then it sends an email with dynamic content from the spreadsheet.
It then copies the data into a seperate sheet on the excel online table.

And deletes the original row.

 

The problem I have is :

I want to use 3 key values to act on. I have got round this by making multiple flows for each key value.

 

However the get a row function if unable to find the key value will stop the flow. I would like to be able to search for the values "Booked" "Not Booked" "Cancelled" and act on each one in a similar way and continue checking for new entries continously every 5 minutes.

If the value is not found, it will just wait 5 minutes and try again.

 

Some screenshots of what I have so far:

 


Flow_Overview.pngExcel.png2018-10-08 (2).png2018-10-08 (3).png2018-10-08 (4).png
 

 



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scotth82 Helper II
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Re: I want my flow to stay online, however the connector requires specific input or it will fail :(

Hi Jinef,

 

Have you tried adding a condition after the get row action?  If Yes then continue if No then try again in 5 minutes?

 

Thanks

 

Scott

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Re: I want my flow to stay online, however the connector requires specific input or it will fail :(

Hi @Anonymous,

 

Please take a try to create your flow as below and you need only to create the single flow instead of three flows:

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The expression in the Condition as below:

@or(equals(items('Apply_to_each')?['Complete'], 'Cancelled'),equals(items('Apply_to_each')?['Complete'], 'Booked'),equals(items('Apply_to_each')?['Complete'], 'Not Booked'))

 

Best regards,

Alice

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Re: I want my flow to stay online, however the connector requires specific input or it will fail :(

Hello, @Anonymous!

Thank you for posting on the Flow Community Forum! Have you had an opportunity to apply @v-yuazh-msft‘s recommendation to adapt your Flow? If yes, and you find that solution to be satisfactory, please go ahead and click “Accept as Solution” so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!

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Anonymous
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Re: I want my flow to stay online, however the connector requires specific input or it will fail :(

Hi v-yuazh-msft!

Thanks for your tutorial, I have tried to implement it but it seems to start with a condition. Flow tells me I need to start with a trigger so I haven't even been able to replicate it??

 

Sorry! I am not very good at this.

Any ideas?

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