Power Automate Fundamentals # 33: Usage of do Until Function in Power Automate


Introduction:

In Power Automate, at times we must repeat certain steps until a condition met. In these scenarios we make use of Do until function as an example counter value will be incremented till it become 3.

Step 1:

Login to the required Power Apps environment using URL make.powerapps.com by providing username and password and click on Flows on the left-hand side as shown in the below figure.

Step 2:

After Step 1, Click on New Flow and select instant cloud flow and provide the trigger as Manually trigger a flow and click on Create as shown in the below figure.

Step 3:

After Step 2, name flow as doUntil  Function and take initialize variable as Set Variable Counter to 0 with the following fields

Name: Counter

Type: Integer

Value : 0

as shown in the below figure.

Step 4:

After Step 3, take Do until Action and name it as Do until Counter value becomes 3 and provide the following condition  

Variable: Counter

Condition : is equal to

Value : 3

as shown in the below figure.

Step 5:

After Step 4, take compose action and name it as  Show Counter Value and provide the input as

Inputs : “Counter Value : ” @{variables(‘Counter’)}  

As shown in the below figure

Step 6:

After Step 5, take increment variable and  name it as  Increment Counter variable by 1 and provide the following details

Name : Counter  

Value : 1

As shown in the below figure

Step 7:

After Step 6, save the flow and test and run the flow and observe the result such that Do until loop will execute till Counter value equal to 3.

As shown in the below figure

And last step look like below

Note:

  1. Make sure to save and run the flow whenever you try expressions.

Conclusion: In this way we can use do Until  function so that repetitive actions can be done until condition was met in power automate.



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