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Copy action - time saver

It would be nice if I could copy an action into another. It'll make it easier and faster to complete the flow.

 

For example:

Depending on the day of the week, I need to update the [todayschedule] on SharePoint list.  Using the Switch/Case actions, on Monday case, add an [Update Item] action. Then copy this action for Tuesday - Friday cases and just change the [todayschedule] column without needing to select the list path, list name, ID, and other required contents each time.

 

Thanks.

 

 

Status: Completed

This day has finally arrived when Flow supports copy paste.

Although it seems like a simple feature to build, there is a lot of complexity involved in supporting this feature. Especially when you think about handling references and action names across flows.

 

I appreciate all the feedback on this post, and know that you've played a very important role in shaping the future of Microsoft Flow.

 

More details on Clipboard support here: https://preview.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-clipboard-in-flow-designer-and-three-new-u...

 

Highly recommend reading through, if you are a fan of easter eggs 🙂

Comments
Regular Visitor

How much longer until until this feature is available?

Advocate I

Come on Microsoft, we are all sick of waiting for a such a bloody simple feature!

Resident Rockstar

@WebSolProv ,

 

I definetely feel your pain.  But, MS has their hands full just trying to keep working what they have already made.  I get their delay on some of these great ideas.

New Member

2019 and still no copy action 

Power Automate
Status changed to: Started

We are now working on this feature and will have it available for you soon.

Memorable Member

Nice @Stephen 

Thank you for the "STARTED

Impactful Individual
New Member

Glad to hear!  Lets see if it actually happens  🙂 

 

 

Frequent Visitor

We are now in May it was planned for April - guess there is some slippage here?

Advocate II

Can an admin please clarify? When will we be seeing this new feature?