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PabloMartini
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Working with an array within Apply to Each loop

Hi,

I've been working on a flow that will take a list of meeting rooms and return a count of the number of events in each space for a date range.  I have got this part working. I've been asked to filter out meetings booked by certain organizers and this is where I have been having issues. 

I'm using a graph API within a loop to get the details of the meetings for each space. This returns an array of all the meetings which contain organizer details, but I'm having issues extracting the organizer so I can use a filter. 

I've tried several ways but can't work out how to extract the organizer from the array that is returned within the loop. Hoping someone can assist and point me in the right direction. I've attached a screenshot of the loop section of the flow.

 

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Yes, there is @PabloMartini .

From the the expression that I showed you previously:

 

json(triggerBody()['text'])['value'][0]['organizer'][emailAddress]
 
you can use the first part (until the [0]) as the argument for an Apply to each loop. Then inside the loop, you can get the organizer by getting the current item organizer with the rest of the expression (after [0]) : 
items('Apply_to_each')['organizer']['emailAddress']
 
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VictorIvanidze
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Could you show the output of HTTP action?

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Hey @VictorIvanidze  thanks for taking a look. This is an output for a space that returned a single meeting. 

 

{
"value": [
{
"@odata.etag": "W/\"l0wE5wk2402lXlYqrOwa5DKzJ/g==\"",
"id": "AAMkAGMzM2FmNjIxLTdhMTEtNDc1Yy05M2Q4LTRiNzg4ODgxZDVhMwBGAAAAAADn_Wk6UgsafhuvnABwCXTATnCTbjTaVeViqs7BrnAAAAAAENAACXTATnCTbjTaVeViqs7BrnAAAMrXsiAAA=",
"createdDateTime": "2023-03-13T16:08:15.4638134Z",
"lastModifiedDateTime": "2023-03-13T17:16:35.7954932Z",
"changeKey": "l0wE5wk2402lXlYqrOwa5wAADKzJ/g==",
"categories": [],
"transactionId": null,
"originalStartTimeZone": "SA Pacific Standard Time",
"originalEndTimeZone": "SA Pacific Standard Time",
"iCalUId": "040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E0080000000040470184D650000000010000000009F4392ADE20F4BB3E072C7B2B152EA",
"reminderMinutesBeforeStart": 15,
"isReminderOn": false,
"hasAttachments": false,
"subject": "Example, User ",
"bodyPreview": "",
"importance": "normal",
"sensitivity": "normal",
"isAllDay": false,
"isCancelled": false,
"isOrganizer": false,
"responseRequested": true,
"seriesMasterId": null,
"showAs": "busy",
"type": "singleInstance",
"webLink": "https://outlook.office365.com/owa/?itemid=AAMkAGMzM2FmNjIxLTdhMTEtNDc1Yy05M2Q4LTRiNzg4ODgxZDVhMwBGAA...",
"onlineMeetingUrl": null,
"isOnlineMeeting": false,
"onlineMeetingProvider": "unknown",
"allowNewTimeProposals": true,
"occurrenceId": null,
"isDraft": false,
"hideAttendees": false,
"responseStatus": {
"response": "accepted",
"time": "2023-03-13T16:08:16.6198361Z"
},
"body": {
"contentType": "html",
"content": "<html><head><meta http-equiv=\"Content-Type\" content=\"text/html; charset=utf-8\">\r\n<meta name=\"Generator\" content=\"Microsoft Exchange Server\">\r\n<!-- converted from text -->\r\n<style><!-- .EmailQuote { margin-left: 1pt; padding-left: 4pt; border-left: #800000 2px solid; } --></style></head>\r\n<body>\r\n<font size=\"2\"><span style=\"font-size:11pt;\"><div class=\"PlainText\">&nbsp;</div></span></font>\r\n</body>\r\n</html>\r\n"
},
"start": {
"dateTime": "2023-03-13T19:00:00.0000000",
"timeZone": "UTC"
},
"end": {
"dateTime": "2023-03-13T20:00:00.0000000",
"timeZone": "UTC"
},
"location": {
"displayName": "ExampleMeetingRoom",
"locationType": "default",
"uniqueId": "ExampleMeetingRoom",
"uniqueIdType": "private"
},
"locations": [
{
"displayName": "ExampleMeetingRoom",
"locationUri": "ExampleMeetingRoom@contoso.com",
"locationType": "conferenceRoom",
"uniqueId": "ExampleMeetingRoom@contoso.com",
"uniqueIdType": "directory",
"address": {
"street": "",
"city": "",
"state": "",
"countryOrRegion": "",
"postalCode": ""
},
"coordinates": {}
}
],
"recurrence": null,
"attendees": [
{
"type": "required",
"status": {
"response": "none",
"time": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z"
},
"emailAddress": {
"name": "Example, User",
"address": "User@contoso.com"
}
},
{
"type": "resource",
"status": {
"response": "accepted",
"time": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z"
},
"emailAddress": {
"name": "ExampleMeetingRoom",
"address": "ExampleMeetingRoom@contoso.com"
}
}
],
"organizer": {
"emailAddress": {
"name": "Example, User",
"address": "User@contoso.com"
}
},
"onlineMeeting": null
}
]
}

Pochoide
Resolver I
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Hi @PabloMartini, you can get the organizer name and address from the HTTP using the following expression:

json(triggerBody()['text'])['value'][0]['organizer']['emailAddress]
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Here is a Compose action showing the result of that expression. Then, if you need to get specifically the name or the address, you can add that property at the end of the previous expresion ( like json(triggerBody()['text'])['value'][0]['organizer']['emailAddress]['name']  )

 

Edit: Please note that I explicitly convert the text to json because it's a manual input, but in your case this won't be necessary.

 

Hey @Pochoide thanks for this, I can return an organizer but it's only for the first event. The output can return multiple events with organizers for each. Is there a way to grab the organizer for each object in the array?

 

Yes, there is @PabloMartini .

From the the expression that I showed you previously:

 

json(triggerBody()['text'])['value'][0]['organizer'][emailAddress]
 
you can use the first part (until the [0]) as the argument for an Apply to each loop. Then inside the loop, you can get the organizer by getting the current item organizer with the rest of the expression (after [0]) : 
items('Apply_to_each')['organizer']['emailAddress']
 
Pochoide_0-1678904554678.png Pochoide_1-1678904571591.png

 

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PabloMartini
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@Pochoide I'm able to get the organizer from all the events now 🙂 Thanks so much!!

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