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Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

I am looking a way to send an alert or notification when we have a record sales day. Right now I basically have a calculated column that compares yesterday's date to the record sales date and if it is the same it says "Record Sales Day" and if not it just shows the date of the record sales day. This is okay but I am not able to set an alert off of this.

 

Right now I know of two quick (but not long-term) fixes to this:

1. Change the calculated column that I have to display "1" instead of "Record Sales Day" and "0" instead of the date date of the record sales day and set the alert to be above a threshold of 1. This way is automated but not astestically pleasing and does not give a clear message of what the notification is.

 

2. Just enter the actual number for record sales into the "Threshold" box on the alert. This method looks cleaner but it is not automated. Every time we have a change in record sales day it would require manaully going in to change the number.

 

Any Suggestions??

 

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Re: Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

@tstackhouse One thing, perhaps trigger a Microsoft Flow (Power Automate) with the 1 and then send a customized email out as an alert. So uncheck the box to send an email in the Service and instead trigger a Flow.


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Re: Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

Well, perhaps a second column with the 1 and 0?


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Re: Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

@Greg_Deckler  thank you for the response.  I could do that but wouldn't the notification come across similar to the attached picture? I guess if the only way to set an alert is by a threshold number there are not too many ways around my problem other than what I have

stated previously.

 

PBI Sample.PNG

 

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Super User IV
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Re: Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

No, you are quite right. Since can only set alerts on numeric values you have limited options. 


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Re: Record Sales Day Alert/Notification

@tstackhouse One thing, perhaps trigger a Microsoft Flow (Power Automate) with the 1 and then send a customized email out as an alert. So uncheck the box to send an email in the Service and instead trigger a Flow.


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