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vangrieg
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Is it possible to parse user input combining numbers, percentages and custom entity values in one phrase?

Hi all, I'm trying to figure out how to solve something like this: 

 

A user inputs a request combining numbers, custom entity values and percentages. I need to return him a budget estimate. 

 

User query may look like this: "I need a budget estimate for a month long project using 10% of resource 1, resource 2 full time and 50% of resource 3". 

 

I understand how to interpret individual parts of such a query, but not sure how to parse the whole phrase. Doing the parts individually kind of defeats the purpose of using a bot, it's just quicker to fill out a form in Power Apps. 

 

Thanks!

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fchopo
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Hello @vangrieg 

I don't think it's possible. Maybe you could parse all the information in a Power Automate flow (e.g: Solved: Parsing a string - Power Platform Community (microsoft.com)) and calling it from a fallback topic: Use a system fallback topic - Power Virtual Agents | Microsoft Docs

 

Hope it helps!

Ferran

 

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