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Formatting a date field that is conditionally displayed

I am having trouble formatting and printing a date field in an e-mail.

 

The date field in question only needs to be entered and displayed on the e-mail if a date has been entered, and I want the date formatted into dd-MM-yyyy instead of the default yyyy-mm-dd format

 

I have tried the following expression, but I keep getting an error saying that the expression is invalid:

if(empty(triggerBody()?['EndDate']),null,formatedatetime(triggerBody()?['EndDate'],’dd-MM-yyyy’))
 

However the following expression (without the date formatting) works:

if(empty(triggerBody()?['EndDate']),null,triggerBody()?['EndDate'])
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efialttes
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Hi!

There is a typo in the WDL function name

formatedatetime ->formatdatetime

 

If the problem persists, please share triggerBody()?['EndDate'] contant that make the expression fail

 

Hope this saves your day



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Good catch!

 

@Anonymous 

If not, try with  formatDateTime(item()?['EndDate'], 'dd-MM-yyyy')

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