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GoGorilla
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A Boolean value in the On connector of a Switch in power automate

I have a flow that has been working for a while where the switch On value is a Boolean called HirMgrComplete.  I had the values in the switch as Yes  and No respectively as the TrueText property is equal to Yes and the FalseText property is equal to No in the PowerApp.  It worked for several months but I am now getting this error:

 

yesNo.jfif

onboardingFlow.jfif

 

I have tried true and false as well as 1 and 0.  When I try true and false I get the following error:

 

"The template validation failed:  'The template action 'Switch' at line'1' and column '5463' is not valid:  the value 'True' specified for 'case' property in switch case 'Hir_Manager_Complete_Yes' is not allowed.  Only values of types string, number or a '@parameters()' expression that evaluates to a number or a string is allowed.'."

 

Any help would be very much appreciated.

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abm
Super User
Super User

Hi @GoGorilla 

 

Workaround is convert the boolean value to 1 or 0 using an IF expression. Please see below.

 

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Above my expression is as follows

 

if(items('Apply_to_each')?['OpenpointsW'],1,0)
 
My boolean field is called 'OpenpointsW'
 
Thanks


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@abm I will give this a try but I am extremely curious as to why it has been working as is for months and months.

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