Text manipulation in Power Automate for desktop

App Maker
Functional Consultant
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate

Power Automate for desktop provides actions to help you manipulate text and datetime values. These text and datetime actions help you adopt a standardized data format in your flows.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn how to use the text group of actions.
  • Create methods that help you process and edit text.
  • Manipulate text type variables for input and output in actions and flows.


A basic understanding of how to use the Power Automate for desktop console and flow designer, and familiarity with manipulating text.