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Power Automate Desktop | Working with Excel exercise | Extend a forecast model in Excel one period to the right
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The workbook in the above folder contains Professor Dumbledore's monthly spending forecast (obviously this was before his tragic death at the hands of Alan Rickman). Your task is to write a flow to add on another period to the right, ready for use:
The model extended one period to the right. To do this you'll have to copy the last column, then set the values for the added cells to £0.00.
Create a new flow called Exercise NN - DumbleMore and set it to do the following:
|Open the workbook||You should also make sure you activate the Dumbledore worksheet (it's not the only one in the workbook).|
|Find the last column||One way to do this would be to get the first free column, and then subtract 1 from this.|
|Copy and paste the last column||You only need to paste the cells from row 1 down to 7. Ideally you should get your flow to press Esc to clear any status bar message after doing this.|
|Zero the new values||Set the values in rows 4, 5 and 6 for the new column to 0, and leave the cell in row 4 selected.|
In an ideal world you would create separate subflows for each of these discrete tasks, and call them from your main flow.
Test that your flow works, then save and close it.