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Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By : Aaron Guilmette
Book Image

Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By: Aaron Guilmette

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment

Using expressions and multiple conditions

Perhaps evaluating conditions based on static values (such as the sender of an email message) doesn't provide the granularity or flexibility that a flow requires. In that case, you can also use expressions in a condition.

You've already seen examples using expressions as part of dynamic content, such as using formatDateTime() and utcNow() in Chapter 4, Copying Files. In that example, expressions were used to help generate the value for the folder name to store an expense report.

You can also use expressions or functions as part of a condition.

Conditions that perform more than one evaluation are commonly referred to as advanced conditions. You can simply use the +Add button, and continue adding criteria. When adding multiple criteria to evaluate, there are two core operators available: AND and OR. Selecting AND will require all conditions to evaluate as true in order for the control to evaluate as true. Selecting OR will only require...