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Can I dynamically input data from a sheet I previously created from a workflow?


Hi, I have a workflow that creates an excel dynamically titled as Output_Date. I'm wondering if it's possible to dynamically input my second-to-last excel and compare it against my most recently created excel.


I wouldn't be running the workflow at regular intervals so I wouldn't be able to input it by date. 

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Yes you can do this using the directory tool, then sorting by the last written time, before using the sample tool to get your first two (latest and end latest files).

You can then use a dynamic input tool to read this data into your workflow.


Thank you! It worked great.