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tommofin
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Wait until excel file is closed - Anyone with a solution ?

Hey all, 

 

Im looking for something that will force my flow to wait until an excel file that is currently open to be closed by the user and then continue the flow. 

For example:

flow.....

open excel...

if excel = open, wait....

excel closed? Yes

Continue with flow....

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fraenK
Memorable Member
Memorable Member

This action should do it, combined with your specific file/window title details: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/desktop-flows/actions-reference/wait#waitforwindowac...

cristianj
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hi @tommofin, please take a look of this article "Working with locked documents in Power Automate Flows": www.tachytelic.net/2020/11/power-automate-locked-document/

 

It handles your inquiry

 

MichaelAnnis
Super User
Super User

@fraenK is correct.  In "Wait for Window" there is a "to Close" option.

VJR
Super User
Super User

He is asking for help with Power Automate Desktop, not Cloud.

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