Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Frequent Visitor

Is there a better way to filter strings based on a list of varying conditions?

Currently I am using Condition under Control because it is allowing me to grow the list vertically and it has "contains" function built-in, which allows me to consolidate few conditions.


I tried using Switch, but if there are more than a handful of conditions, the horizontally scrolling of the list makes it almost impossible to navigate. 


Both options seem pretty limited and inefficient to filter a string through a list of conditions. Is there a better way available? 





Super User
Super User


Can you explain a little more about your requirement?  As a general rule, if the connector that you are using allows it, you are much better of using an OData filter and filtering out the unwanted items before you get the results.  This makes the Flow faster and can eliminate many condition actions.


If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.


Helpful resources

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 (3,980)