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ppei
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How can I work around the maximum number allowed in Switch action?

My customer wants me to create a Flow to send out email notifications to each department. There are more than 25 departments, but the maximum number of CASE allowed for Switch action is 25. When I tried to save the Flow, I got the error message below. How can I get a workaround for this problem? 

 

Thank you in advance.

 

Pei

 

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Pstork1
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I didn't add all the switches, but this should give you the idea

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RezaDorrani
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@ppei 

 

Create a config list -  which has the 25 departments and the email addresses

Within Flow, do get items from this config list (list can be hosted in excel, sharepoint , sql or array within flow)

Then run a for loop within flow for the data receieved

and send emails to each dept within loop

 

Regards,

Reza Dorrani

 

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Thank you for your fast reply. I really appreciate it. I'll try that. 

I used Switch action because I need to get the department from SharePoint list. For example, in case it is Finance department from the list, then the email will be sent to a person in Finance department. How can I set loop to do this?

RezaDorrani
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Dual Super User II

@ppei 

Paste screenshots of your Flow actions here

Pstork1
Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Just split the Switch into two switches.  Handle as many departments as you can in the first switch then add a second switch on the default branch of the first switch.  Handle the rest of the departments on that switch.



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Great idea! Could you send me a screenshot how I can add the second switch to Default? Should I just add a new Switch action for Default?

Pstork1
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I didn't add all the switches, but this should give you the idea

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@Pstork1 Thank you for your help. It works!

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