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Request date not equal to Modified when a new list item is created

Hi all, 


I have been running a flow for a couple of months now. Everything went well until recently, when the flow started failing from time to time (4% of the time). 


At some point in the flow, a distinction has to be made between a new list item or a list item that has been modified. In order to do that, I included a condition that checked if the 'request date' is equal to the 'modified date'. If they were equal, that ment that the list item was new, and it worked fine. 


What I see now is that there is a difference between the request date and the modified date when I create a new list item (see image). 



Does anybody have an idea what's the reason for this and how to overcome it?


Thanks in advance. 

Best regards, 


Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Request date not equal to Modified when a new list item is created



I think what the issue is when you create a new list item, the Modified time and Request date may be different sometimes.

I’m confused about the Request date. Where does it come from? Did you create a column named Request date and add the date manually. Or, the Request date was come from the Start an approval action.

Could you please share a screenshot of your flow's configuration? Then I can make a test for you on my side.

Looking forward to your reply.


Best regards,


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