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Helper II
Helper II

Append collected approval data to a file

Is there a way to collect response received from an approval to one file.

I built a workflow with approval and I need to collect Approver Name, Response, Comments in a file.

I was able to save the collected data to a txt file, but everytime I run the flow, it overide the record.

How can I have it sequanced, go to the 2, 3 .. next emty line?

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Community Support

Hi @mowafakgabal,

 

Could you please share a screenshot about your flow's configuration?

 

If you want to collect response data from the Approver into a .txt file, when you update the txt file with a new response data (Approver Name, Response, Comments), the txt file would be overwrited.

 

You could consider take a try to collect the response data within a Excel file (whose data has been formatted as a table), I have created a Excel table on my side, the data structure as below:3.JPG

 

I have made a test on my side, please take a try with the following workaround:4.JPG

The flow works successfully as below:6.JPG

 

5.JPG

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

 

 

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Kudo Kingpin
Kudo Kingpin

Advising post your question in the relevant community like Flow. This is CDS related, you might get responses but experts are there 🙂

Thx, we'll do.

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @mowafakgabal,

 

Could you please share a screenshot about your flow's configuration?

 

If you want to collect response data from the Approver into a .txt file, when you update the txt file with a new response data (Approver Name, Response, Comments), the txt file would be overwrited.

 

You could consider take a try to collect the response data within a Excel file (whose data has been formatted as a table), I have created a Excel table on my side, the data structure as below:3.JPG

 

I have made a test on my side, please take a try with the following workaround:4.JPG

The flow works successfully as below:6.JPG

 

5.JPG

 

 

Best regards,

Kris

 

 

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Thank you, ScottHearer https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/user/viewprofilepage/user-id/27596 have advised me with this solution and it worked.

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