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Michael90
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Using a Datepicker Date Value as Flow Input

Hey,

 

i recently build and app that, n order to start requires the User to make 2 date entries before it can start. Thos ehave to be in the YYYY-MM-DD format as the flow requires that exact format to do its thing. When I use a textfield asking the User to put in times manually in the requested format and connect the button with the text-textinput1/2 value, everything works perfectly fine.

However when i try to make it more comfortable and offer datepicker instead of textinput fields it gets messy. Although i changes the format(display format) of the date picker to yyyy-mm-dd i cant get it to forward that to the flow. Instead it will always send DD/MM/YYYY. Im not sure what i have to do so i can get the right input format to my flow.

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PowerApps Staff CarlosFigueira
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Re: Using a Datepicker Date Value as Flow Input

You can use the Text function to convert the selected date in the date picker to the format that the flow expects. Something along the lines of

MyFlow.Run(Text(DatePicker1.SelectedDate, "yyyy-mm-dd"))

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PowerApps Staff CarlosFigueira
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Re: Using a Datepicker Date Value as Flow Input

You can use the Text function to convert the selected date in the date picker to the format that the flow expects. Something along the lines of

MyFlow.Run(Text(DatePicker1.SelectedDate, "yyyy-mm-dd"))

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Michael90
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Re: Using a Datepicker Date Value as Flow Input

 Thank you it worked perfectly

stefano77
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Re: Using a Datepicker Date Value as Flow Input

 
sorry but I'm not an expert. where is this command inserted? directly into the FLOW , where?
 
Thanks

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