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andreas_TR
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Flow Format html table single column

Hello

 

i have a flow that creates a pdf from sharepoint list item and it works ok.

flow.jpg

 

and the pdf is like this 

pdf1.jpg

but i would like to format it as a single column  like this :

 

Col1 value
Col2 value
Col3value

 

any ides how can i do that with compose action ?

 

thank you

 

 

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@andreas_TR 

 

Well, the issue you have is mainly related to create HTML Table action , You are creating the table and specifying the headers as the structure of the SharePoint. 

To be able to generate the HTML structure you want , I suggest you do the below.

Before "Create HTML Table" action , you should inject a "Initialize Variable" action and construct the Object array you desire output as shown in below image 

 

Resolution 1.pngSo the Create HTML Table output will be as similar to this when you do a test run 

Resolution 2.png

 

Of course you will now have dummy headers ("1" and "2") but you can remove them afterwards in the Compose action and use the below expression  

                      replace(body('Create_HTML_table'),'<thead><tr><th>1</th><th>2</th></tr></thead>','') 

 

Hope this answers your question 

Best Regards 
Mark

 

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@andreas_TR 

Can you post a screen shot of what is inside of your first compose action?  That will be a big help for those trying to assist.

 

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@ScottShearer  thanks for reply

 

compase.jpg

any ideas?

thank you

Hi @andreas_TR 

 

Can you try sending the structure of the SharePoint list and screen shot of the actions with its configurations that you are using to build the array before converting it to HTML ?

 

Best Regards 

Mark 

@Mark-Shenouda  thanks for reply

 

its just a simple sharepoint list with col1,col2,col3 stracture 

 

the only action before converting to html table is this 

 

compase.jpg

Hi @andreas_TR 

 

Would it be possible to send me the configuration for Create HTML Table and Compose 2 as well ?

You can hide any sensitive data . 

 

Best Regards 

Mark

@Mark-Shenouda thank you

 

Create HTML Table
ComposeHTML.jpg

 

and Compose 2 Action    ( replace(body('Create_HTML_table'),'<table>','<table border="3">')

 

compose2.jpg

Hello @andreas_TR 

In the "Compose 2" action you could try to add some CSS code to convert the HTML table to a single column table. Please, have a look at this post: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6385593/how-to-convert-this-4-column-table-into-single-column-ta...

where you can see which CSS style should be applied to the tables and rows.

Hope it helps!

Ferran

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@andreas_TR 

 

Well, the issue you have is mainly related to create HTML Table action , You are creating the table and specifying the headers as the structure of the SharePoint. 

To be able to generate the HTML structure you want , I suggest you do the below.

Before "Create HTML Table" action , you should inject a "Initialize Variable" action and construct the Object array you desire output as shown in below image 

 

Resolution 1.pngSo the Create HTML Table output will be as similar to this when you do a test run 

Resolution 2.png

 

Of course you will now have dummy headers ("1" and "2") but you can remove them afterwards in the Compose action and use the below expression  

                      replace(body('Create_HTML_table'),'<thead><tr><th>1</th><th>2</th></tr></thead>','') 

 

Hope this answers your question 

Best Regards 
Mark

 

@Mark-Shenouda   amazing !!!

 

Thank you so much this is exactly what i want to do 

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