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Travel approval matrix issue - filtering a Sharepoint list based on a choice value from another list

I need to create a travel approval tool - person 1 adds details and his organization in a Sharepoint list. On create/modify, I want Flow to:

1. Select the Organization column choice (L3 Org) for the item.

2. Compare to Organization column from list B (Title) - which contains Manager, Approver and Delegate for all countries.

 

Get Items Filter OData does not seem to be working at all on choice values, I've tested multiple spellings for it, nothing works: "message": "Column 'ISE' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user.

 

I've also tried to store the List A value in a variable but the ODATA Filter still will not work.

 

Any ideas?Flow_01.PNGFlow_02.PNG

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OK, found the solution: Get Items with no filter; then Filter Array with the needed columns; then Compose and just select Body.

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Hi @cristyflorin it looks like you've omitted the apostrophes which are required around the items in the filter query:

 

Filter-query-apostrophes.png

 

 Rob
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Same result with and without, screenshot attached. I see you are using Compose in yours - is it possible to use a Filter Array and Compose? if so, what do i need to write in the compose?
Apostrophe.PNGWithout A.PNG

OK, found the solution: Get Items with no filter; then Filter Array with the needed columns; then Compose and just select Body.

solution.PNG

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