I am using a calculated column (currency) in a SharePoint list, and putting the value into an email using a Power Automate Flow. The value will always be a dollar amount.

When the value is passed through to Flow, it's converted to a string with a decimal point and several zero's added, so $5,416.52 (in SharePoint) becomes 5416.52000000000 in the Power Automate E-mail.

I have been able to use the below line to resolve my integer problem for non-currency fields.

formatNumber(int(outputs('')?['body/']), '0', 'en-us')

Now I'm trying to do the same thing as above but with Currency. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! I have multiple calculated currency fields in the SharePoint list that I need to copy over. So an Expression would be the best route forward.

Thanks for your assistance!

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You could use [Format number] action to format SharePoint values in Power Automate

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Updating this post for SharePoint Calculated Column

1) SharePoint Columns a) Single line of text b) Calculated column, output as Single line of text

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2) Power Automate

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Expressions used

1) outputs('Get_items')?['body/value']?[0]?['ColSingleLine']

2) outputs('Get_items')?['body/value']?[0]?['calculatedSingleLine']

3) float(variables('varCalculatedSingleLine'))

4) float(variables('varColSingleLine'))

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  • I tried using the steps that you demostrated above but still received the trailing zero's. For the Value on the "Initialize Variable" I selected the field that I'm trying to import from the SharePoint calculated column. I have also tried to change the output of the calculated column to "Single Line of Text", Number or Currency and all fail. Thanks for the help!
    – Eric_D
    Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 19:26
  • Let me test this out with values from SharePoint - will update the post accordingly Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 20:31
  • [Format Number] action expects a [Number] value, so did you convert the SP field's value by using float() as shown in my example? Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 20:33
  • You must be doing something differently when accessing SharePoint Fields. I've just tested with SPO fields, with a [Single line of text] and a [Calculated] column output as Single line text. In my flow I used variables to capture values from the item and then convert to float before formatting using [Format Number]. I can post my solution, if you need it Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 21:13
  • Just posted my response with [calculated] column. Let me know if you still see any issues. Or post your Power Automate for further troubleshooting Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 21:57

Thank you for all of your assistance. You definitely pointed me in the right direction. Here is what I did to successfully convert my calculated fields.

SharePoint Calculated Column Configuration

SharePoint Calculated Column Setup

Flow Configuration

Flow Configurations


Final Output

Final Output

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