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StephenM
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Split String and delete help

hi, I need to split a string in Flow at the 6th '/' and delete everything after that, keeping everying before that. 

 

e.g.  i have a string such as this  https://mysharepount.sharepoint.com/sites/SA/SalesOrders/015300%20to%20015399/015328/Folder%20for%20...

 

and i want to delete everything from the word "Folder" onwards, leaving everyting before it 

 

any help would be much appreciated

 

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v-yamao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @StephenM,

 

Do you want to keep everything before “Folder”?

 

Please take the following code for a reference.

 

In Compose, use the function lastIndexOf to return the ending position of the string.

lastIndexOf(triggerBody()['text'],'Folder')

 

In Compose2, use the following code to remove the characters after the “Folder”.

substring(triggerBody()['text'],0,add(outputs('Compose'),6))

1.PNG

 

The Output of Compose 2 is:

https://mysharepount.sharepoint.com/sites/SA/SalesOrders/015300%20to%20015399/015328/Folder

 

Please take it for a reference and try it on your side.

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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GabrielStJohn
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hey, @StephenM!

Thank you for posting to the Flow Community Forum! It appears you have found a solution to your issue! If you feel as though your issue has been solved and you are satisfied with one of the previous replies, please click "Accept as Solution" so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!

Thank you for being an active member of the Flow Community!

-Gabriel
Flow Community Manager

- Gabriel
Community Manager
Power Automate | Power Virtual Agents
Super User Program Manager



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v-yamao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @StephenM,

 

Do you want to keep everything before “Folder”?

 

Please take the following code for a reference.

 

In Compose, use the function lastIndexOf to return the ending position of the string.

lastIndexOf(triggerBody()['text'],'Folder')

 

In Compose2, use the following code to remove the characters after the “Folder”.

substring(triggerBody()['text'],0,add(outputs('Compose'),6))

1.PNG

 

The Output of Compose 2 is:

https://mysharepount.sharepoint.com/sites/SA/SalesOrders/015300%20to%20015399/015328/Folder

 

Please take it for a reference and try it on your side.

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Awesome. thanks !!

GabrielStJohn
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hey, @StephenM!

Thank you for posting to the Flow Community Forum! It appears you have found a solution to your issue! If you feel as though your issue has been solved and you are satisfied with one of the previous replies, please click "Accept as Solution" so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!

Thank you for being an active member of the Flow Community!

-Gabriel
Flow Community Manager

- Gabriel
Community Manager
Power Automate | Power Virtual Agents
Super User Program Manager



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