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jgriebel
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int() function not working as expected

Hi, 

 

I having trouble using the int() function in MS Flow.

 

I have a simple input 

 

 

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and the following formulas:  

int(triggerBody()['text'])
int(triggerBody()['number'])
 
the first is working by just ignoring the , in the string.
But the 2nd is failing even if the input is an number with decimals.
 
I expected as result just the integer value of that number : 45563
 
what do I miss?
 
 
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ScottShearer
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@jgriebel 

See my example below.  You may/may not need to add a step that converts my output to an int using int().  The expressions that I used can be seen in the action comments.  Note that I am not rounding - just stripping out the period and anything that follows.

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Jay-Encodian
Community Champion
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Hi @jgriebel 

You can't convert a decimal directly to an int... you can convert it to a float using the following expression: float(variable)

I couldn't see a simple expression for rounding the decimal... but this expression works: int(split(variable,'.')[0])

HTH

Jay

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ScottShearer
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@jgriebel 

See my example below.  You may/may not need to add a step that converts my output to an int using int().  The expressions that I used can be seen in the action comments.  Note that I am not rounding - just stripping out the period and anything that follows.

Split1.jpgSplit2.jpg

 

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v-alzhan-msft
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Hi @jgriebel ,

 

Please take a try with @ScottShearer  and @Jay-Encodian  's solution, it is works and could solve your problem.

 

Best regards,

Alice       

 

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