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Update a column by using recently modified cells



I have a Sharepoint list that has columns of years where paperwork was completed on a date within that year, I want to have another column called Last Filled that is triggered on a modification of one of the years' columns and populate it with that modified value for the row. 


Any ideas?




Paperwork name |  2019  |  2020  |  2021  |  2022  | Last Filed

Income Taxes       | 4/2/19|            |            |            | 4/2/19    

Paperwork X        | 9/5/19| 9/1/20 |            |            | 9/1/20    


I appreciate all the help


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@joshcleme please check this out, try trigger condition



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In theory that route worked (kind of). 


The issue is, when the power automate flow is added it over-rides all of the past rows. So say the year is 2022 and you fill out one cell, it will delete all the other cells in the "Last Filed" column for an odd reason.

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@joshcleme it shouldn't happen, just try a poc with a dummy list and then try implementing it in your main list/data source.

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Hey @jinivthakkar , 


I did that, it still causes the complete change in the whole column. Any other methods you have to share? Is there something with modify/update that saves the cells that was changed and it's ID so that then it can be change the same row and single cell instead of causing a push of all cells? 

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