Power automate trigger condition on new record created on a sharepoint and field name 'username' matches a list of of names

Kale Pinaz 0 Reputation points

I am trying to create a power automate workflow on new item being added to SharePoint list. Now I need an email sent when a new item is added to the list AND column name 'UserName'( matches any of the set of values ( which could be like 50 users) I know I could use the trigger condition but how can I make the trigger condition regex use a set of value. UserName in ( 'John','Mary','Eric'.......etc) - this can be a very very long list

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  1. Haoyan Xue_MSFT 20,906 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Kale Pinaz ,

    What type of column is your 'UserName' column?

    During my testing, 'UserName' is a single-line text column.

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    Regular expressions are currently not allowed in Power Automate.

    You can use the formula I provided and continue to add user name conditions according to your needs:


    When I create a new item with 'UserName' as 'John', the condition is automatically triggered.

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