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Power automate flow using repeat dynamically

Hi,

I have a microsoft form that feeds a SharePoint list via power automate. I have header fields (Name, Location, Date) and then a section to fill out Part Numbers that are being requested. 

 

The number of Part Numbers can be anywhere from 1 to 50. It changes each request. 

 

I would like to use power automate to create a row in the SharePoint list for every part number requested while repeating the header info for each row. 

 

For example

 

Name: John

Location: HNL

Date: 10/21

PN: 734839

PN:38383827

PN:221837372

PN:282

PN:392838

 

SharePoint list

Row 1: John, HNL, 10/21, PN 734839

Row 2: John, HNL, 10/21, PN 38383827

Etc.

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Hi @JBJB ,

I modified my flow. Before we save the PN value to the SP table, we can use length () to get its length. When its length is greater than zero, we store it in the SP table.

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Best Regards,

Dezhi

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Hey,

 

what format does the PN field have in the form? Is it a multiple choice field or maybe a Text field?

 

Could you maybe share a screenshot of the form or the flow you have so far?

 

cheers

Hi @JBJB ,

Do you want to create different lines in the SharePoint list with different PNs?

I assume that you have multi PN fields in a single form, so you could submit multi PNs in a single submission. You can use an array to store all your PNs and then use the apply to each loop to create new rows.

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Best Regards,

Dezhi

 

Yes the PN field will be text

Yes, thank you Dezhi! This is exactly what i'm trying to do. 

 

1 follow-up question... I see in your flow that you put the 4 dynamic values of PN in the initialize variable 'value' field. does this mean that it would only create 3 lines in the sharepoint list if the 4th PN was left blank in the form? even though the dynamic value of 'PN4' is still in the 'apply to each' section?

Hi @JBJB ,

I modified my flow. Before we save the PN value to the SP table, we can use length () to get its length. When its length is greater than zero, we store it in the SP table.

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Best Regards,

Dezhi

perfect, thanks!

Hi Dezhi,

Can you please help with one additional feature. 

 

I want to make 2 more data fields dynamic (as the PN field does). Right now the array applies to each Part Number but i also need the description and qty that correspond. 

 

how would i adjust the flow? 

 

thanks!

Hi @JBJB ,

 

 We really understand that you have more than one issue need to be solved and we are surely happy to help you with those, but to better focus on the new problem and ensure the service quality, we would advise you to create another ticket on the issue. It can also help us to get the case better recorded and let Microsoft know what you have been through clearly. Thank you so much for your understanding. 

 

Best Regards,

Dezhi

@v-dezhili-msft can you assist?

I really like this layout. I need this exact thing but I need it to use the information extracted using a trained AI model. It is exactly the same as the example you based this one off. I have multiple "findings" ( findings 1, findings 2, etc) I need each finding to create its own item within a sharepoint list and represent the same base information from a form. Are you able to help with this?

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