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Create a trigger for SharePoint list columns

It would be nice to have a trigger if a certain column in a SharePoint list is modified. For example, if the column "Status" is modified, or if the column "Assigned To" is populated. So we don't have to use the trigger "When an item is created or modified", where you have to create a lot of workaround conditions just to make sure that the column that was updated is what you need. 

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Hi all,


We understand the pain points expressed here, and we are currently investigating options in building granular flow triggers for item updates and column changes in SharePoint.


We respectfully ask for your continued patience on this topic for the remainder of this calendar year. We are committed to a viable solution for our customers worldwide, and will continue to post updates here as we solidify our plans (which will most likely be early next year). Again, thank you for your patience, and your feedback on Microsoft Flow integrations with SharePoint.



Chakkaradeep (Chaks)

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This is really needed.

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Another business case here where it would help not only the technical administrators but also the self-service users.

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So this idea is nearly 18 months young, and has some of the most votes. This is clearly a feature that is needed. When will this be implemented?

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Users like SP lists to control the intake of requests as a rudimentary ticketing system. Flow is setup to send notifications to submitters based on item 'status' column. Current triggers/actions offer a setup where every time the item is being edited (irrelevant of the field) the flow sends the email notification to the user based on the column value used in the Switch. The business application is to have control over email correspondence to account for maintenance and user error. If admin wants to analyze or recode historical data, there is no way to do this without spamming all users. 

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What's up with this request already?!   How can anyone create a robust workflow without knowing what specific column has been modified?