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Helper III
Helper III

Looking up array values in Power Automate

I have two array variables that look like this 

 

Array 1 : 

[
  8467345623,
  4456147543,
  4355146413,
  1345316612,
  1862567160,
  1920023581
]
 
Array 2
[
  1934469786,
  1766243603,
  1546757720,
  1161894356,
  1345316612,
  1862567160
]
 
What is the best way to do a lookup, so if any values match, then it needs to be flagged. 
 
I tried to do a condition inside a apply to each look where i wrote
 
For Each Array 1,
  If Array 1 is equal to Array 2 then do this.... 
 
But it doesnt work - it appears to look at every value in the array, i need it to look at each individual value. 
 
Thanks
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CFernandes
Super User III
Super User III

Hey Mate,

 

Can you have a look at the https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Power-Automate/get-differences-from-2-arrays/td-p/304051

 

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Thanks. 

 

I have kind of got it to work, but now i have the issue below

I have two arrays. 

 

Array 1 is the first output. and Array 2 is the bottom output (With the formatting)

 

Vstar19_0-1618494184377.png

 

I have a If condition written where if the numbers match, then do this etc. 

 

If you look at the top output and the bottom output, they look the same, but the bottom output is formatted as XML, therefore i beleive the condition is not picking them up as the same. 

 

Any ideas on how to resolve that? (p.s i can assure you the employeeNumber is exactly the same in both outputs - i just crossed it out)

 

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