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TOMPS
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Condition returns false

I have an automated flow triggered on changes to an item in a Sharepoint list.  Through a series of conditions the goal is to trigger an "approved" email when conditions are met and send to specific groups depending on location.  The issue I keep running into is the "Division" condition keeps returning as false.  I have tried quotation marks, contains, equals, variable & compose with a trim function to eliminate whitespace.  Nothing seems to work.  The Sharepoint column is a text column populated from an PowerApp.  Any ideas?

 

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Nived_Nambiar
Super User
Super User

Hi @TOMPS 

 

Since it is and condition, so both condition should be true, just confirm whether the second condition is matching as well?

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TOMPS
Frequent Visitor

Correct, both conditions are true on the Sharepoint list and when I review the get items return it reflects a true condition statement for both.

 

Nived_Nambiar
Super User
Super User

May be to reduce the steps, why don't you use the division dynamic variable in the condition itself.

 

Also you are comparing DIVISION again Atlanta value, just check whether any extra whitespace is is introduced in value or not ?

 

 

TOMPS
Frequent Visitor

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Yes, there will be 5 DIVISION conditions total to trigger separate group emails based on the division result.  I have tried skipping the Compose step and using VARDIVSION in the condition, it still returns false.  I've tried with and without " " on the division name.

Nived_Nambiar
Super User
Super User

Hi @TOMPS 

 

Could you please share how Charlotte condition looks like ?

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Nived_Nambiar
Super User
Super User

Hi @TOMPS 

 

Instead of False highlighted below

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use false instead, if that doesn't work, use false from expression 

 

 

TOMPS
Frequent Visitor

Thanks, I have previously tried false.  Here is the result with the expression.  Still returning false result for the condition.

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Nived_Nambiar
Super User
Super User

Hi @TOMPS 

 

Could you confirm the output dynamic content you have selected is same which contains required value ?

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TOMPS
Frequent Visitor

I added variables for any columns used in conditions including the Boolean statements.  That seems to have fixed the issue.  I have never had to do that before but it seems to be working.  Thank you for your help.

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