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THBridges
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Flow to send an email based on status field in SP List

I have a List that contains the following fields.  The committee status field has five different statuses: Approved, Not Approved, Missing, Accepted.

 

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I am trying to create a Flow that will send an email based on the various status.

 

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I created a condition that would send an email based on the status.  And it works great when the status field changes.  However, it also sends an email when any field in the list is change.   

Is there a way to isolate the status field only?

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MichaelAnnis
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Hi Bridges,

 

So, unless I am mistaken, I believe you posted this under Microsoft Power Automate Desktop (PAD). This is a Power Automate Flow issue, so you may have better luck there, but I will take a guess.

 

Your “item”s are read as an entire row; therefore, when anything changes, your emails go out. You need to isolate the cell block in the row that is being changed.  In PAD, we reference the first column in a data row as %DataRow[0]% where %DataRow% would be the variable identifying our current row and [0] represents the first column. 

The syntax may not be the same for Flow, but seeing the word “item” makes me think that it is looking at the whole row. 

Best of luck!

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