Using actual date and time field to trigger automation.

The fact that the automation cannot trigger based on the item’s designated date and time is ridiculous, and goes against all logic as to having the automation trigger in the first place.

For example, I’m trying to have a notification go out to the item’s assignee at the date and time of an appointment field, in order to remind the person responsible for that appointment to update the status of the appointment. I should be able to choose the date and time of the appointment, and then how many minutes, hours, days etc after that date and time the notification is sent.

Come on This is simple logic.

hi @Curtis_F

Wouldn’t this custom automation work for you?

No because I want the notification to be at the time of the appointment.

you can change the “When” to same date and a predefined time. I’m afraid you can’t set it on the time specified at the Date column.


I know and that is a problem with the Monday automation in my opinion. Hence my original post.