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Helper III

Get Multiple ID from a string and append to array

Hello Everyone

Good day! 

I would like to ask if there's any way to get id's on a string and make it an array.

Example string:

#1234 loreim xd test #1422


I have manage to get id using expression split(split(trim(items('apply_to_each_here')['Short Description']),' ')[0],'#')[1]. This will get #1234. 

But what I need is to get all ids staring with '#' and make it in array. How to make these possible?


Thanks in advance for your help guys!

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One option is to use a Select action and some split expressions.

So in the From field of the Select action, use


Split(Insert String Here, '#')


So that will split the string so each array line starts with an Id.

From there, select the alternate view in the top/mid right of the action so the main input section goes from a 2 column table to a blank box.

In the box use the expression


First(split(item(), ' '))


That should split on spaces & grab the 1st item before the 1st space, in this case the Id.


Then the output of that Select action should be just an array of the Ids that had a # before them.

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