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Annual leave - Create a visual calendar in Excel

Hello team,

 

I have created an annual leave flow that enables me to gather data such as Annual leave Start date and End date from our employees through Microsoft Forms. Moreover, all this data is stored in a spreadsheet table. However, my managers would also like to see a visual calendar where managers can visually understand who is on annual leave and on what days. I cannot use PowerBi because it would be too expensive and, therefore, I would like to do that with a simple excel file. Please, see an example of the spreadsheet that my managers would like to see us using:

 

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Basically, I do not know how to do the following:

- By using the email address of the employee as a key value in the "update a row" function, I would need to colour the cells under the start date, end date and the days in between the two

- In addition, how should I structure the dates columns? How can power automate recognise the cells that need to be coloured?

 

Thank you for your help, if you help me out I will send you positive karma!~

 

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jinivthakkar
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@Anonymous by any chance do you know if all of this can be done using excel scripts ? if yes then please check this out. The only solution I can think to achieve this to execute excel script but I have never worked with excel scripts.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9J6ThPWGaG0

 

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jinivthakkar
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@Anonymous you can find many more samples on using excel script in Power Automate on youtube. 

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