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karlh
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Getting an email address out of planner body

I'm fairly new to flow and wanted to extract an email address out of a planner tasks body. They body always looks the same. The very first row always looks like his:

 

Contact: something@whatever.com (can vary in length)

text text text

 

I would like to send out an email if the task is closed to the mail address in the first row. How could I achieve this?
This is what I've tried so far and it's not working at all:

substring(body('get_task_details')?['description'], 10,lastIndexOf(body('get_task_details')?['description'],))
 
But I can not quite wrap my head around it yet, it looks like this thus far:
 
I appreciate your help!
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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Getting an email address out of planner body

Hi @karlh ,

 

Have you figured out a solution for this issue?

 

Please take a try with the following code to see if it will work for you:

 

substring(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],add(indexOf(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],'contact'),8),sub(lastIndexOf(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],'.com'),4))

 

I have made a test and it is working fine.

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Mabel

 

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Super User
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Re: Getting an email address out of planner body

@karlh 

If all email addresses ends with .com, you can use the following

lastIndexOf(body('get_task_details')?['description'],'.com')

Hope this helps





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Super User
Super User

Re: Getting an email address out of planner body

Hi again

As an alternative approach, you can use replace() and indexof() instead

 

Step #1: replace 'Contact: ' (including the space separator) by '' (empty)

Step #2: use indexof() to find the first space (' ')

Step#3: use substring to extract the email address, starting from 0, taking the result from indexof() as the target length.

 

Hope this helps

 

 





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Proud to be a Flownaut!





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karlh
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Re: Getting an email address out of planner body


@efialttes wrote:

@karlh 

If all email addresses ends with .com, you can use the following

lastIndexOf(body('get_task_details')?['description'],'.com')

Hope this helps



Thank your for the response!

 

This came back though because it tried to send the message to "22" instead of the mail address, I'm assuming because he's counting the characters before ".com"?

{

"status": 400,
"message": "One or more recipients are invalid.\r\nclientRequestId: 5a8df2c4-07b3-4acc-b634-00a0cd9906c3\r\nserviceRequestId: 67781085-ed45-44af-9e8d-ac2b29f1fc40",
"source": "office365-we.azconn-we.p.azurewebsites.net"
}

 

 

Edit: Oh sorry, I get it now > will try tomorrow and report back

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Getting an email address out of planner body

Hi @karlh ,

 

Have you figured out a solution for this issue?

 

Please take a try with the following code to see if it will work for you:

 

substring(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],add(indexOf(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],'contact'),8),sub(lastIndexOf(body('Get_task_details')?['description'],'.com'),4))

 

I have made a test and it is working fine.

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Mabel

 

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
karlh
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Re: Getting an email address out of planner body

Thank you so much, you helped a ton!

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