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DateDiff in Power Automate is a String?

Hi all,


I am using PowerApps in Teams and I created a Power Automate to change the field value if the selected date is smaller than today.

PowerAppsDay1.Run(DateDiff(Today(),DateValue(Gallery6.Selected.'Join Date')),LookUp(Progress_Table,Name=Chosen,'Day 1'),Chosen);



Here's the result. It became String, even if I added Int() to it.


Any idea how to fix it? Thanks!



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Resident Rockstar
Resident Rockstar

Hi @R_KW ,


Convert the variable using the formatDateTime() function 

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Super User
Super User

Hey! Try this:
Initialize a var of type string and set it for the the item from power apps.

Then, Initialize another var of type int and set it to Int( THE VAR YOU CREATED BEFORE)


So you can force it


Try it and tell me something

Hi @Nogueira1306 


Thx for responding! But it didn't work well. 



@R_KW if it does not work you can try this in Power Apps:


PowerAppsDay1.Run(Value(DateDiff(Today(),DateValue(Gallery6.Selected.'Join Date'))),LookUp(Progress_Table,Name=Chosen,'Day 1'),Chosen);

Thx! It works

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