Excel Automation: 'Get Cell Color' Not Working Properly


I have the flow below, Main.xaml (19.6 KB) , which is supposed to read the color of all specified cells in all rows. If the color “pink” is read, the output should be a “F” however, if the color pink is not read, it should give an output of “C” in the very last column. However, currently, when I run the process, it gives all outputs as “C”. What can I do to improve my process? Excel as attached;Book2.xlsx (9.4 KB)

Any help would be appreciated greatly!

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Looking at the workflow, you commited some mistakes:

  • The index is not being added correctly: '"A12"+index.ToString' returns “A120”.
    Instead, in each “Get Cell Color” you need to use: "A"+(index+12).ToString

  • Each time you get the cell color, the “Color” variable assumes the color of the cell being checked, which means the robot was only checking really for “I” column in the end. So, for each cell you need to check the color and print the result.

  • To check the color of the cell in the “IF” statement, you need to use Color.Name = "Pink"

I made the adjustments and i’m attaching the correct file here for you:
Main.xaml (28.9 KB)

Hope it helps!
Best Regards,

Thank you so much @Marcelo_Guimaraes! This was very helpful to me! I never realised I could make the workflow as such! Thanks!

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