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dprost
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Adding a "@" in formula, while using Write to excel worksheet

I am creating a flow that will open a excel sheet, create a new worksheet, then put in a formula into a cell. 

 

The formula is a filter function "=FILTER('027-028 Min - Max'!D7:R114,'027-028 Min - Max'!O7:O114>0,"none")" that will output a table when working correctly. 

 

For some reason the write to excel worksheet action adds a "@" symbol to the excel formula. ref below. 

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Am I using this incorrectly? Is there a possible workaround for this? 

 

 

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AdyG
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Helper I

Hello @dprost,

 

I encountered the same problem and while looking for the solution, came across this post of yours.

I just tried the below and it worked for me-

 

AdyG_0-1719567769371.png

 

Please try adding the formula via send keys. Even if you have to pass the variables, go ahead.
My formula required variables from previous actions and I passed them and it worked for me.

Don't forget to click 'Enter' via Send Keys like in last step.

 

(Note:- if you got your solution you can mark as solution and gives kudos)

 

Thanks.

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WillSG
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Hi @dprost  I hope you are doing well.

 

That @ is part of Excel actually and the new Dynamics (which is not that new Hehe).

 

Basically, what the @ means to the Filter formula is to only return one value of the Dynamic Array formula.

 

The same will happen with =sum, =index, etc.

 

You can read more here in this MS link,

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/implicit-intersection-operator-ce3be07b-0101-4450-a24e-c1...

 

 

Hope this helps,


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If I were you, I'll try to use Excel build-in function to setup the whole formula in stead of using "Write to Excel worksheet". It costs more steps but less problem.

AdyG
Helper I
Helper I

Hello @dprost,

 

I encountered the same problem and while looking for the solution, came across this post of yours.

I just tried the below and it worked for me-

 

AdyG_0-1719567769371.png

 

Please try adding the formula via send keys. Even if you have to pass the variables, go ahead.
My formula required variables from previous actions and I passed them and it worked for me.

Don't forget to click 'Enter' via Send Keys like in last step.

 

(Note:- if you got your solution you can mark as solution and gives kudos)

 

Thanks.

I had a similar problem and this worked for me! 

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