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change yes/no column after sending an email?

Hi all,

 

I'm *extremely* new to Power Automate, so bear with me here.  I am trying to create a flow that:

 

1. Every day, looks at a date column in a SharePoint list

2. If said date is within 90 days, send an email to XYZ reminding them of the impending date.

 

I think I have those functions properly set up (but let me know if they look goofy).

 

What I have yet to figure out is how to stop the emails.  For example, if it sees a date that's within 90 days, it sends the reminder email, but that's it.  I imagine if I do nothing else that it will send that same email into perpetuity every time it runs.  I obviously don't want that.

 

So, to get to it, what I need to figure out is how to update a yes/no column in a SharePoint list *after* an email is sent.  I already have a "sent email?" column set up and its default value is "no."  I have the condition in the flow to send the email if the dates are right and the field is "no."  I'm running into an issue when trying to tell it to update the field to "yes" after it sends the email.  Attached is what I have so far, as well as the error I am running into when I try to test.  I'm not really sure exactly what it means.  Any advice/help is much appreciated.  Sorry for the rookie question!!

 

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Hi @tdwils 

Welcome to Power Automate

The name field is correct but the id should be like the image

iltoningui_0-1638571042139.png

Hope this helps

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Hi @tdwils 

Welcome to Power Automate

The name field is correct but the id should be like the image

iltoningui_0-1638571042139.png

Hope this helps

Consider marking this as resolved

This was it!  So simple.  The flow now does exactly what I intended for it to do.  Thanks so much for the help!  Marked as solved. 🙂

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