This section introduces a flow that reads an Excel table and performs some action, one row at a time.
As an example, read the following table.
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It can be copied and pasted into Power Automate Desktop.
Excel.LaunchExcel.LaunchAndOpenUnderExistingProcess Path: $'''C:\\Test\\Test.xlsx''' Visible: True ReadOnly: False Instance=> ExcelInstance Excel.SetActiveWorksheet.ActivateWorksheetByName Instance: ExcelInstance Name: $'''Sheet1''' Excel.ReadFromExcel.ReadAllCells Instance: ExcelInstance ReadAsText: False FirstLineIsHeader: True RangeValue=> ExcelData Excel.CloseExcel.Close Instance: ExcelInstance LOOP FOREACH CurrentItem IN ExcelData Display.ShowMessageDialog.ShowMessage Message: $'''%CurrentItem% %CurrentItem% %CurrentItem%''' Icon: Display.Icon.None Buttons: Display.Buttons.OK DefaultButton: Display.DefaultButton.Button1 IsTopMost: False ButtonPressed=> ButtonPressed END
Put in place "Launch Excel".
|Launch Excel||and open the following document|
|Document path||Target file|
Put in place "Set active Excel worksheet".
Specify the sheet to read.
Put in place "Read from Excel worksheet".
|Excel instance||and open the following document|
|Retreive||All available values from worksheet|
|First line of range contains column names||ON||Off if the first row of the table is not a heading but a data row.|
Put in place "Close Excel".
Put in place an action in "For each" that runs one line at a time.
One row of data is stored in the %CurrentItem% variables produced.
If "Read from Excel worksheet" "First line of range contains column names" is ON, then the individual values are retrieved by item name as follows.
%CurrentItem['No']% %CurrentItem['Name']% %CurrentItem['Num']%
When "First line of range contains column names" is OFF, the values of individual columns are obtained by sequential numbering with the first digit as 0 as follows.
Even if "First line of range contains column names" is ON, the sequential numbering can be used.
%CurrentItem% %CurrentItem% %CurrentItem%
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