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JoshuaBa
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If Date Is Greater than Today's Date, Click The Associated Download Button

HI everyone,

I need some help with Power Automate browser automation.

 

I have a date stored in the variable &CurrentDate&, and I want Power Automate to go to a page that has download request dates, and only click on the associated download link button if the date is greater than &CurrentDate&

 

I am having trouble coming up with the steps so that Power Automate looks at this table in the browser, identifies that date is greater than the variable, and then click the associated download link to the right.

To better understand it, here is the table view on the page:

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For example, the variable has the date of 03/17/2024, 08:00 AM, which means I want Power Automate to only click on the three download buttons to the top, since the associated date is greater than the date I have in the variable.

 

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Hi @JoshuaBa 

 

Approach would be first to extract the table in form of datatable using extract data from webpage action in Power Automate 

Nived_Nambiar_0-1710685199926.png

 

Now after extracting table, use a loop and iterate through each record and check by subtracting two dates (record date and current date) and see if it is greater than zero, if yes > then use click action to click on download button corresponding to that record, (use selector for that approapriately) 

 

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Hi @JoshuaBa 

 

Approach would be first to extract the table in form of datatable using extract data from webpage action in Power Automate 

Nived_Nambiar_0-1710685199926.png

 

Now after extracting table, use a loop and iterate through each record and check by subtracting two dates (record date and current date) and see if it is greater than zero, if yes > then use click action to click on download button corresponding to that record, (use selector for that approapriately) 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Nived N 🚀

LinkedIn: Nived N's LinkedIn
YouTube: Nived N's YouTube Channel

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Hi @JoshuaBa 

 

Approach would be first to extract the table in form of datatable using extract data from webpage action in Power Automate 

Nived_Nambiar_0-1710685199926.png

 

Now after extracting table, use a loop and iterate through each record and check by subtracting two dates (record date and current date) and see if it is greater than zero, if yes > then use click action to click on download button corresponding to that record, (use selector for that approapriately) 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Nived N 🚀

LinkedIn: Nived N's LinkedIn
YouTube: Nived N's YouTube Channel

🔍 Found my answer helpful? Please consider marking it as the solution!
Your appreciation keeps me motivated. Thank you! 🙌

Hi Nived,

 

Thanks for the guidance. Can you advise on how I can "see into" the variable? I have selected the "Extract data from web page" action and stored the table of data into variable "DataFromWebpage". I'd like to now go to the processing of going through the dates and then specifying to click download corresponding to that record, but I don't know where to go from here

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