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James_Mod
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Files and Folder

Hi All,

 

I am having two problems on Power  Automate Desktop

 

I have multiple files the problem I am facing is to read the files based on time stamp and move the files to to specific folder

 

i.e. files dated 21/01/2022 must be moved to Jan folder and 21/02/2022 must be moved to Feb folder

 

Second problem is to open  multiples files and rename specific content like a find and replace.

 

Thanks

 

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VJR
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Hi @James_Mod 

 

1. files dated 21/01/2022 must be moved to Jan folder and 21/02/2022 must be moved to Feb folder

 

- Are you sure your file is dated as 21/01/2022 because slash / is not allowed in a file name

- Doing this will give you the month as Jan and then you can use the Move file action.

 

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2. Second problem is to open  multiples files and rename specific content like a find and replace.

- What kind of file is it - Text, Excel, etc?

- If it is Excel there is Find and Replace action for Excel.

If it is a text file, read the contents of the Text file, Use "Replace Text" action and then write back the replaced text variable to the text file.

 

 

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