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kemal_aljic1
Frequent Visitor

Parsing HTML table

I am having difficulties to parse data from table below.  I have used flow that was created by @Django 
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Flows/extract-the-content-from-table-in-email-to-sharep...

 

Only issue is in the fact that flow is parsing only data from the first column (Invoice Number).

Any thoughts ? Thank you

 

Invoice Number

Invoice Date

Invoice Description

Discount Taken

Amount Paid

Amount Remaining

12300

06-JAN-2021

Invoices 6264-444705070, 6264-445543370, 6264-444687490

 

4,000.00

0.00

400400

07-JAN-2021

REVERSAL FOR 210106_PROVISION_FOR_AGED_RECEIVABLE

 

34,013.37

0.00

354540

28-SEP-2020

Shortage Claim for Invoice - 22113

 

(260.25)

0.00

3540594

30-SEP-2020

Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22120

 

(88.00)

0.00

344343

30-SEP-2020

Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22121

 

(32.00)

0.00

6264-445543370

05-JAN-2021

Co-op-40819200-6264-445543370

 

*(17,008.35)

0.0

@iko_chen 

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Paulie78
Super User
Super User

Hi,

 

Here is how it is done: https://ibb.co/yFRt66Y

Flow definition is on the left, run history is on the right. You see it ends with a nice JSON array containing all the invoice details from the invoice.

 

Extract Table Contents.jpg

The code for the append to array variable step is:

{
  "Invoice Number": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[0])},
  "Invoice Date": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[1])},
  "Invoice Description": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[2])},
  "Discount Taken": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[3])},
  "Amount Paid": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[4])},
  "Amount Remaining": @{if
(
  equals(length(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')),6), 
  trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[5]), 
  ''
) }
}

Because there is quite a lot to take in, it might be easier for you to be able to download the flow and import. You can download it here and import into your environment and modify as required:

https://www.tachytelic.net/wp-content/uploads/ExtractInvoiceDetailsfromHTMLTable_20210112213124.zip

 

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Paulie78
Super User
Super User

Can you post the html source please? On pastebin.com or in a code window on here.

 

<html><head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta content="text/html; charset=us-ascii"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered medium)"><style>
<!--
@font-face
	{font-family:"Cambria Math"}
@font-face
	{font-family:Calibri}
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
	{margin:0cm;
	font-size:11.0pt;
	font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif}
.MsoChpDefault
	{font-size:10.0pt}
@page WordSection1
	{margin:72.0pt 72.0pt 72.0pt 72.0pt}
div.WordSection1
	{}
-->
</style></head><body lang="en-BA" link="#0563C1" vlink="purple" style="word-wrap:break-word"><div class="WordSection1"><p style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">&nbsp;</p><div align="center"><table class="MsoNormalTable" border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td width="160" style="width:120.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Number</u> </p></td><td width="100" style="width:75.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Date</u> </p></td><td width="280" style="width:210.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Description</u> </p></td><td width="150" style="width:112.5pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Discount Taken</u> </p></td><td width="120" style="width:90.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Amount Paid</u> </p></td><td width="150" style="width:112.5pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Amount Remaining</u> </p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">12300</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">06-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Invoices 6264-444705070, 6264-445543370, 6264-444687490</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">4,000.00</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">400400</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">07-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">REVERSAL FOR 210106_PROVISION_FOR_AGED_RECEIVABLE</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">34,013.37</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">354540</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">28-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Shortage Claim for Invoice - 22113</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(260.25)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">3540594</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">30-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22120</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(88.00)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">344343</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">30-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22121</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(32.00)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">6264-445543370</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">05-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Co-op-40819200-6264-445543370</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">*(17,008.35)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="color:white"><br><br><br></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p></div></body></html>

 

kemal_aljic1
Frequent Visitor

@Paulie78  HTML table is part of the email that i am trying to parse. Thank you

Paulie78
Super User
Super User

Paste the entire HTML for the whole email please. Then I will take a look for you.

@Paulie78 table is only part that needs to be parsed , I am taking other text out from the body.

Paulie78
Super User
Super User

Then post the HTML of the table. 

Paulie78
Super User
Super User

Hi,

 

Here is how it is done: https://ibb.co/yFRt66Y

Flow definition is on the left, run history is on the right. You see it ends with a nice JSON array containing all the invoice details from the invoice.

 

Extract Table Contents.jpg

The code for the append to array variable step is:

{
  "Invoice Number": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[0])},
  "Invoice Date": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[1])},
  "Invoice Description": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[2])},
  "Discount Taken": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[3])},
  "Amount Paid": @{trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[4])},
  "Amount Remaining": @{if
(
  equals(length(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')),6), 
  trim(body('Remove_Blank_Lines')[5]), 
  ''
) }
}

Because there is quite a lot to take in, it might be easier for you to be able to download the flow and import. You can download it here and import into your environment and modify as required:

https://www.tachytelic.net/wp-content/uploads/ExtractInvoiceDetailsfromHTMLTable_20210112213124.zip

 

@Paulie78  works great. Thank you very much ! You have saved me.

 

 

Hi @Paulie78 

 

When I try with the code below, split to rows does not seem to work to split each column to each row (instead I get a continuous line). can you advise what may be wrong?

 

 

<table><tr><td>Leave</td><td>Start Date</td><td>End Date</td><td>Day(s)</td><td>AM/PM</td><td>Balance Before</td><td>Balance After</td></tr><tr><td>ANNUAL LEAVE</td><td>07/05/2021</td><td>07/05/2021</td><td>1</td><td></td><td>19</td><td>18</td></tr></table>

 

 

Best Regards

 

 

Andre Julius

Osama_Azaizeh
Frequent Visitor

sorry for innterupting  
but I have an HTML table 
I want to do a search and return a column and row name for a specific item, how could I do that in power automate desktop?

Chriddle
Super User
Super User

With the HTML from above as Compose action named "Data" there are just 2 further Compose actions required.

The first Compose action, named "Sanitize", modifies the HTML to conform to XML standards by removing the meta tags, the <br> and the nbsp;

Second Compose action named "Result" uses xpath to get the values.

Chriddle_0-1683228492721.png

Sanitize:

replace(	
	replace(
		replace(
			outputs('Data'),
			'<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta content="text/html; charset=us-ascii"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered medium)">',
			''
		),
		'<br>',
		'<br />'
	),
	'&nbsp;',
	' '
)

Result:

{"headers": @{xpath(
	xml(outputs('Sanitize')),
	'//tr/td/p/u/text()'
)}, "values": @{xpath(
	xml(outputs('Sanitize')),
	'//tr/td/p/text()'
)}}

Output:

{
  "headers": [
    "Invoice Number",
    "Invoice Date",
    "Invoice Description",
    "Discount Taken",
    "Amount Paid",
    "Amount Remaining"
  ],
  "values": [
    "12300",
    "06-JAN-2021",
    "Invoices 6264-444705070, 6264-445543370, 6264-444687490",
    "4,000.00",
    "0.00",
    "400400",
    "07-JAN-2021",
    "REVERSAL FOR 210106_PROVISION_FOR_AGED_RECEIVABLE",
    "34,013.37",
    "0.00",
    "354540",
    "28-SEP-2020",
    "Shortage Claim for Invoice - 22113",
    "(260.25)",
    "0.00",
    "3540594",
    "30-SEP-2020",
    "Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22120",
    "(88.00)",
    "0.00",
    "344343",
    "30-SEP-2020",
    "Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22121",
    "(32.00)",
    "0.00",
    "6264-445543370",
    "05-JAN-2021",
    "Co-op-40819200-6264-445543370",
    "*(17,008.35)",
    "0.00"
  ]
}

 

This certainly can be improved e.g. by returning a proper array of objects and other things, but this is only to show how easy HTML parsing is, if (and only if) the HTML isn't too obscure.

Anonymous
Not applicable

It has been a while since you made this but it saved me today. Thanks!

Good to hear old solutions are still effective!

Chriddle
Super User
Super User

Since this old thread is getting attention, I'll show what I think is the easiest way (as long as the HTML isn't too bad).

It's just a Select action with just a few lines of not-too-difficult-to-understand expressions:

 

Chriddle_0-1705931204284.png

HtmlTable is a Compose with the HTML from above

Spoiler
<html><head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta content="text/html; charset=us-ascii"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered medium)"><style>
<!--
@font-face
	{font-family:"Cambria Math"}
@font-face
	{font-family:Calibri}
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
	{margin:0cm;
	font-size:11.0pt;
	font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif}
.MsoChpDefault
	{font-size:10.0pt}
@page WordSection1
	{margin:72.0pt 72.0pt 72.0pt 72.0pt}
div.WordSection1
	{}
-->
</style></head><body lang="en-BA" link="#0563C1" vlink="purple" style="word-wrap:break-word"><div class="WordSection1"><p style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">&nbsp;</p><div align="center"><table class="MsoNormalTable" border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td width="160" style="width:120.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Number</u> </p></td><td width="100" style="width:75.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Date</u> </p></td><td width="280" style="width:210.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal"><u>Invoice Description</u> </p></td><td width="150" style="width:112.5pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Discount Taken</u> </p></td><td width="120" style="width:90.0pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Amount Paid</u> </p></td><td width="150" style="width:112.5pt; padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right"><u>Amount Remaining</u> </p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">12300</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">06-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Invoices 6264-444705070, 6264-445543370, 6264-444687490</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">4,000.00</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">400400</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">07-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">REVERSAL FOR 210106_PROVISION_FOR_AGED_RECEIVABLE</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">34,013.37</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">354540</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">28-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Shortage Claim for Invoice - 22113</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(260.25)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">3540594</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">30-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22120</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(88.00)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">344343</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">30-SEP-2020</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22121</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">(32.00)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">6264-445543370</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">05-JAN-2021</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal">Co-op-40819200-6264-445543370</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">*(17,008.35)</p></td><td style="padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt"><p class="MsoNormal" align="right" style="text-align:right">0.00</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="color:white"><br><br><br></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p></div></body></html>

In the Select's From I grab only the table HTML and convert it via XML to JSON.

From this JSON I take the 'tr' array and skip the first item (the table headlines)

 

skip(
	json(
		xml(
			slice(
				outputs('HtmlTable'),
				indexOf(outputs('HtmlTable'), '<table'),
				add(indexOf(outputs('HtmlTable'), '</table>'), 8)
			)
		)
	)['table/tbody']['tr'],
	1
)

 

Each property in the Map takes its according item (here [0] to [5]) from the 'td' array and gets its text property (if exists):

 

item()['td'][0]?['p']?['#text']

 

 

Output

Spoiler
[
  {
    "Invoice Number": "12300",
    "Invoice Date": "06-JAN-2021",
    "Invoice Description": "Invoices 6264-444705070, 6264-445543370, 6264-444687490",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "4,000.00",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  },
  {
    "Invoice Number": "400400",
    "Invoice Date": "07-JAN-2021",
    "Invoice Description": "REVERSAL FOR 210106_PROVISION_FOR_AGED_RECEIVABLE",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "34,013.37",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  },
  {
    "Invoice Number": "354540",
    "Invoice Date": "28-SEP-2020",
    "Invoice Description": "Shortage Claim for Invoice - 22113",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "(260.25)",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  },
  {
    "Invoice Number": "3540594",
    "Invoice Date": "30-SEP-2020",
    "Invoice Description": "Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22120",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "(88.00)",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  },
  {
    "Invoice Number": "344343",
    "Invoice Date": "30-SEP-2020",
    "Invoice Description": "Missed Adjustment Claim for Invoice - 22121",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "(32.00)",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  },
  {
    "Invoice Number": "6264-445543370",
    "Invoice Date": "05-JAN-2021",
    "Invoice Description": "Co-op-40819200-6264-445543370",
    "Discount Taken": null,
    "Amount Paid": "*(17,008.35)",
    "Amount Remaining": "0.00"
  }
]

 

 

 

 

 

That is neat!

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Calling all Super Users & User Group Leaders   UPDATE:  We just wrapped up June's Community Ambassador monthly calls for Super Users and User Group Leaders. We had a fantastic call with lots of engagement. We are excited to share some highlights with you!    Big THANK YOU to our special guest Thomas Verhasselt, from the Copilot Studio Product Team for sharing how to use Power Platform Templates to achieve next generation growth.     A few key takeaways: Copilot Studio Cookbook Challenge:  Week 1 results are posted, Keep up the great work!Summer of Solutions:  Starting on Monday, June 17th. Just by providing solutions in the community, you can be entered to win tickets to Power Platform Community Conference.Super User Season 2: Coming SoonAll communities moving to the new platform end of July We also honored two different community members during the call, Mohamed Amine Mahmoudi and Markus Franz! We are thankful for both leaders' contributions and engagement with their respective communities. 🎉   Be sure to mark your calendars and register for the meeting on July 11th and stay up to date on all of the changes that are coming. Check out the Super User Forum boards for details.   We're excited to connect with you and continue building a stronger community together.   See you at the call!

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We are excited to announce the "The Copilot Cookbook Community Challenge is a great way to showcase your creativity and connect with others. Plus, you could win tickets to the Power Platform Community Conference in Las Vegas in September 2024 as an amazing bonus.   Two ways to enter: 1. Copilot Studio Cookbook Gallery:  https://aka.ms/CS_Copilot_Cookbook_Challenge 2. Power Apps Copilot Cookbook Gallery: https://aka.ms/PA_Copilot_Cookbook_Challenge   There will be 5 chances to qualify for the final drawing: Early Bird Entries: March 1 - June 2Week 1: June 3 - June 9Week 2: June 10 - June 16Week 3: June 17 - June 23Week 4: June 24 - June 30     At the end of each week, we will draw 5 random names from every user who has posted a qualifying Copilot Studio template, sample or demo in the Copilot Studio Cookbook or a qualifying Power Apps Copilot sample or demo in the Power Apps Copilot Cookbook. Users who are not drawn in a given week will be added to the pool for the next week. Users can qualify more than once, but no more than once per week. Four winners will be drawn at random from the total qualifying entrants. If a winner declines, we will draw again at random for the next winner.  A user will only be able to win once. If they are drawn multiple times, another user will be drawn at random. Prizes:  One Pass to the Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas, Sep. 18-20, 2024 ($1800 value, does not include travel, lodging, or any other expenses) Winners are also eligible to do a 10-minute presentation of their demo or solution in a community solutions showcase at the event. To qualify for the drawing, templates, samples or demos must be related to Copilot Studio or a Copilot feature of Power Apps, Power Automate, or Power Pages, and must demonstrate or solve a complete unique and useful business or technical problem. Power Automate and Power Pagers posts should be added to the Power Apps Cookbook. Final determination of qualifying entries is at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Weekly updates and the Final random winners will be posted in the News & Announcements section in the communities on July 29th, 2024. Did you submit entries early?  Early Bird Entries March 1 - June 2:  If you posted something in the "early bird" time frame complete this form: https://aka.ms/Copilot_Challenge_EarlyBirds if you would like to be entered in the challenge.   Week 1 Results:  Congratulations to the Week 1 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Copilot Cookbook Gallery:Power Apps Cookbook Gallery:1.  @Mathieu_Paris 1.   @SpongYe 2.  @Dhanush 2.   @Deenuji 3.  n/a3.   @Nived_Nambiar  4.  n/a4.   @ManishSolanki 5.  n/a5.    n/a   Week 2 Results:  Congratulations to the Week 2 qualifiers, you are being entered in the random drawing that will take place at the end of the challenge. Copilot Cookbook Gallery:Power Apps Cookbook Gallery:1. Kasun_Pathirana1. ManishSolanki2. cloudatica2. madlad3. n/a3. SpongYe4. n/a4. n/a5. n/a5. n/a

Win free tickets to the Power Platform Conference | Summer of Solutions

We are excited to announce the Summer of Solutions Challenge!    This challenge is kicking off on Monday, June 17th and will run for (4) weeks.  The challenge is open to all Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Copilot Studio & Power Pages) community members. We invite you to participate in a quest to provide solutions to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities.    Entry Period: This Challenge will consist of four weekly Entry Periods as follows (each an “Entry Period”)   - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 17, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 23, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on June 24, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 1, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 7, 2024 - 12:00 a.m. PT on July 8, 2024 – 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2024   Entries will be eligible for the Entry Period in which they are received and will not carryover to subsequent weekly entry periods.  You must enter into each weekly Entry Period separately.   How to Enter: We invite you to participate in a quest to provide "Accepted Solutions" to as many questions as you can. Answers can be provided in all the communities. Users must provide a solution which can be an “Accepted Solution” in the Forums in all of the communities and there are no limits to the number of “Accepted Solutions” that a member can provide for entries in this challenge, but each entry must be substantially unique and different.    Winner Selection and Prizes: At the end of each week, we will list the top ten (10) Community users which will consist of: 5 Community Members & 5 Super Users and they will advance to the final drawing. We will post each week in the News & Announcements the top 10 Solution providers.  At the end of the challenge, we will add all of the top 10 weekly names and enter them into a random drawing.  Then we will randomly select ten (10) winners (5 Community Members & 5 Super Users) from among all eligible entrants received across all weekly Entry Periods to receive the prize listed below. If a winner declines, we will draw again at random for the next winner.  A user will only be able to win once overall. If they are drawn multiple times, another user will be drawn at random.  Individuals will be contacted before the announcement with the opportunity to claim or deny the prize.  Once all of the winners have been notified, we will post in the News & Announcements of each community with the list of winners.   Each winner will receive one (1) Pass to the Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas, Sep. 18-20, 2024 ($1800 value). NOTE: Prize is for conference attendance only and any other costs such as airfare, lodging, transportation, and food are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tickets are not transferable to any other party or to next year’s event.   ** PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED RULES for this CHALLENGE**

Celebrating the June Super User of the Month: Markus Franz

Markus Franz is a phenomenal contributor to the Power Apps Community. Super Users like Markus inspire others through their example, encouragement, and active participation.    The Why: "I do this to help others achieve what they are trying to do. As a total beginner back then without IT background I know how overwhelming things can be, so I decided to jump in and help others. I also do this to keep progressing and learning myself." Thank you, Markus Franz, for your outstanding work! Keep inspiring others and making a difference in the community! 🎉  Keep up the fantastic work! 👏👏 Markus Franz | LinkedIn  Power Apps: mmbr1606  

Your Moment to Shine: 2024 PPCC’s Got Power Awards Show

For the third year, we invite you, our talented community members, to participate in the grand 2024 Power Platform Community Conference's Got Power Awards. This event is your opportunity to showcase solutions that make a significant business impact, highlight extensive use of Power Platform products, demonstrate good governance, or tell an inspirational story. Share your success stories, inspire your peers, and show off some hidden talents.  This is your time to shine and bring your creations into the spotlight!  Make your mark, inspire others and leave a lasting impression. Sign up today for a chance to showcase your solution and win the coveted 2024 PPCC’s Got Power Award. This year we have three categories for you to participate in: Technical Solution Demo, Storytelling, and Hidden Talent.      The Technical solution demo category showcases your applications, automated workflows, copilot agentic experiences, web pages, AI capabilities, dashboards, and/or more. We want to see your most impactful Power Platform solutions!  The Storytelling category is where you can share your inspiring story, and the Hidden Talent category is where your talents (such as singing, dancing, jump roping, etc.) can shine! Submission Details:  Fill out the submission form https://aka.ms/PPCCGotPowerSignup by July 12th with details and a 2–5-minute video showcasing your Solution impact. (Please let us know you're coming to PPCC, too!)After review by a panel of Microsoft judges, the top storytellers will be invited to present a virtual demo presentation to the judges during early August. You’ll be notified soon after if you have been selected as a finalist to share your story live at PPCC’s Got Power!  The live show will feature the solution demos and storytelling talents of the top contestants, winner announcements, and the opportunity to network with your community.  It's not just a showcase for technical talent and storytelling showmanship, show it's a golden opportunity to make connections and celebrate our Community together! Let's make this a memorable event! See you there!   Mark your calendars! Date and Time: Thursday, Sept 19th Location: PPCC24 at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV 

Tuesday Tip | Accepting Solutions

It's time for another TUESDAY TIPS, your weekly connection with the most insightful tips and tricks that empower both newcomers and veterans in the Power Platform Community! Every Tuesday, we bring you a curated selection of the finest advice, distilled from the resources and tools in the Community. Whether you’re a seasoned member or just getting started, Tuesday Tips are the perfect compass guiding you across the dynamic landscape of the Power Platform Community.   To enhance our collaborative environment, it's important to acknowledge when your question has been answered satisfactorily. Here's a quick guide on how to accept a solution to your questions: Find the Helpful Reply: Navigate to the reply that has effectively answered your question.Accept as Solution: Look for the "Accept as Solution" button or link, usually located at the bottom of the reply.Confirm Your Selection: Clicking this button may prompt you for confirmation. Go ahead and confirm that this is indeed the solution.Acknowledgment: Once accepted, the reply will be highlighted, and the original post will be marked as "Solved". This helps other community members find the same solution quickly. By marking a reply as an accepted solution, you not only thank the person who helped you but also make it easier for others with similar questions to find answers. Let's continue to support each other by recognizing helpful contributions. 

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