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Extract number from email text

I have a condition in Flow which sends an email depending on a number in the incoming email.


Condition "contains" is passing through without finding the number?



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Re: Extract number from email text

Hi @tpitman,


Could you please share a full screenshot of your flow's configuration?

Could you share an sample of the incoming email that you mentioned?


I think there is something wrong with the formula within your Condition box. I assume that the body of the incoming email as below:6.JPGPlease take a try with the following workaround:

  • Add a "When a new email arrives" trigger.
  • Add a "Html to text" action, Content field set to Body dynamic content of the trigger.
  • Add a Condition, click "Edit in advanced mode", type the following formula:
@contains(body('Html_to_text'), '12345')

Note: The number should be wrapped with single quotes as above rather than double quotes. If you use basic mode within Condition box, please click "Edit in advanced mode", then check if the number is wrapped with single quotes.


Image reference:7.JPG

The flow works successfully as below:8.JPG




Best regards,



Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Re: Extract number from email text

Mant thanks, I shall certainly try it

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