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Sending Excel as an attachment with only the last added raw + N/A on Forms

Hi,

 

This may be an easy question, but I hope you can help. I am creating the below flow:

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This is collecting replies from MS Forms and then add a raw into a table on my onedrive, but the also create a PDF document by papulating a MS Word template and converting it:

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Then, it is taking the added raw and emailing this and the PDF in separate emails:

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I have the following issues:

1. I would like to have the Word file to return N/A if the reply on MS form is not replied to. This has got some branching, and we will not ask the question if not needed. Please see below the current structure:

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2. I have an issue with the CSV file sent via email. This is in Polish, so when I open the email, the Polish letters that are not standard are corrupted. But when I check the excel file on my Onedrive, this is completely ok! However, I can't find a way to simply email that last added raw. My Excel on Onedrive will have all replies ever submitted, and my email only needs to have the last reply. It would be great if I could email it as excel instead of CSV. Thank you!

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Roberto

 

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Hi @Roberto90 ,

 

Hope my suggestions help!

 

To get the file content (not corrupt) in your emails, you need to get file content again after you create your files.  These are the root cause of the corrupt files ~ because body and output are not file content.  That should solve that issue for you.

 

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Next if you want to replace blank values from your form responses, you could use a loop to run through your get response details and if null, replace with "N/A".  That should solve that issue.

 

I need to think about how to get the last row only (doable) but see if the first two issues can be resolved.

 

 

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Hi Trice, thank you for your help. I resolved the N/A issue by working on the word form and setting up the default placeholder value to N/A. In this way, if there is no reply, N/A will show. One less to go 🙂

 

When I say corrupted, I mean that the polish letters are, not the the file. The file can be opened as CSV file and it looks ok, but then the nonstandard polish letters are converted to some strange symbols:

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I have already tried adding to the body via compose actions: concat(uriComponentToString('%EF%BB%BF'), outputs('Create_CSV_table')). It then visualises the letters correctly but it breaks the all CSV table, visualizing all the data as headers in 999 columns 😞

 

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