I would like to have a condition in my Flow that upon a creation of a new item, checks to see if a date field in SharePoint online is equal to today's date, if so perform an action. Is this possible to do? I don't see an option to do this.
This is achievable if you create a condition and flip it to advanced mode. In the advanced mode, you can use the same expression syntax that Logic Apps uses. Expression reference is here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/mt643789.aspx
From there, you may have to get a bit crafty. It looks like the dates that come back for sharepoint items are in this format: 2016-05-06T21:43:02Z
So, start by using the editor to do a basic comparison with the timestamp field, then switch to the advanced view. This will tell you how to reference the field you care about in the expression. I chose to use the 'Created' time when testing this.
Then, to do the actual comparison, we can trim just the date part from the timestamp, and compare it against a custom-formatted utcnow expression. So putting this into the advanced condition did the trick for me: @equals(substring(triggerBody()['Created'], 0, 10),utcnow('yyyy-MM-dd'))
This worked for me! But now I get all users from salesforce with today's date as close oppr. date now I can not send an email to those users, it gives array error. I want to send email to these users via flow.
Does this really mean: there is nothing such as a today() function letting me compare a field date easily, without having to care about calendar date display settings?
I would like to have one of the easiest thinkable flows: a notification triggered by a date property out of a sharepoint list. Isn't that possible?
I'm trying to achieve a similar flow where an email is triggered when a date is matched on a SharePoint list item. I've tried to follow your instructions below but get lost around the (substring(triggerBody)) part. I haven't been using flow for long but would you mind giving some further instructions on how to set up what you've desribed below?
Thanks for this - it worked.
Take note: your Column Name should not contain a space (ex. reminder date) it should have no spaces ex. ReminderDate.
many thanks again
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