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MarcusD1
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Update (existing) event OR Create (new) event in shared calendar

I'm trying to build a Flow that creates an event to a shared calendar [based on key words in the event name], OR if the event already exists, updates it on the shared calendar when I update the original on my calendar. Creating an event in a shared calendar is easy enough... but if I modify the original event on my calendar... it doesn't update the clone, but rather just creates a new clone event.

 

I tried this flow below... but it ended up updating EVERYTHING that currently existed on both my calendar and the cloned calendar. [I had to scramble to stop the flow in process]. I'm thinking the solution exists in the Conditional assessment (highlighted) - but I'm not sure how to structure it, e.g.

- check to see if the event (that was just created or updated on the original calendar) exists on the shared calendar (i.e. the clone event)

- if so, update the clone event

- if not, create a new clone event

 

Does this seem like a reasonable approach? Is there a better way to do this?

 

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Hardesh15
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@MarcusD1  Please use compose and pass both calendar ID. See if ID's are same or different.

Please 'Thumbs Up' the posts that helped you and 'Mark as Solution' if my post answered your question.

@Hardesh /Gopenly.in

MarcusD1
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I'm not familiar enough yet with how Compose works to intuitively know how to implement your solution. I'll study up on the function and then give it a try.

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