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PowerAutomate: Copy/Paste switch conditions

I was delighted to see the ‘Copy to/Paste from clipboard’ feature introduced some months ago; however I could never seem to get it working from one switch condition to another. After a bit of research, I found a way to do it…

  1. Add a parallel branch beside the ‘apply to each’ containing the switch
  2. Add a ‘Scope’ action to it
  3. Build your actions inside the scope, excluding any outputs from previous steps
  4. Copy the scope to your clipboard
  5. Beneath the scope, click ‘Add action/Clipboard’ then the copied scope
  6. Repeat the paste for as many switch conditions as you’re planning on creating
  7. Drag the pasted scopes into your switch conditions

Annotated image below to help you visualise that process…

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