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pmora
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put a carriage return between 2 variables in power automate desktop

Hello

To fill a web formular I need to insert a carriage return betwen 2 fields called Nom and Seq to obtain 
something like :

aaaaaaa

bbbbbb

 

I got my 2 variables from an excel spreadsheet and I see that they re good , if I display them

 

But when I try to fill my form with 

%Nom%
%Seq%

like this 2022-02-17 16_36_58-_ Power Automate.png

2022-02-17 16_39_10_ Power Automate.png

 

The result is always 

aaaaaabbbbbbb

 

How do I insert a CR between them

(I try to use au list and put my variables into , but the same result)

 

PS my second variable is General Value Type but the first one (%Nom%) is text 

Maybe something to do with General Value ??

 

Can you explain why  and I do I correct this "strange" comportment 

Thanks a lot

 

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Hi @pmora,

 

@FlowJoe has written a nice blogpost about this: https://www.flowjoe.io/2021/10/15/add-an-empty-string-blank-new-line-on-power-automate-desktop/

 

Can you try to add %""% between the two variables.

 

%Nom%
%""%
%Seq%

 



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I found the easiest way to do a carriage return or line feed between two variables was to create a Concat expression but wth a twist.  I have do to create the expression in notepad an copy it to flow. I just did

concat(variable1,'

',variable2)  I simply hit the enter key between the ''  and then copy result

 

You can actually do more than one if you want

 

 

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