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ndionysiadis
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Add a table row that has a relationship one-to-many

Hello everyone!

 

I'm currently building an expense report power app. Everytime that the user submits his expense report it saves on a table.

The table that the expense reports are saved is called "expenses".

 

With the submission I'm triggering an approval flow through power automate. Whether or not is approved, I'm trying to create a new row in a new table that is called "expense_signatures" just to save the status and the information of that approval.

 

The issue I'm facing is that I've create a relationship column with the name "Expense Signature ID" that is One-to-many (expenses -> expense_signatures) because expenses may have one or more approval levels. The idea is that each expense report entry has a generated ID and the lookup column in the expense_signatures table holds that ID.

 

When the flow is triggered, I'm calling the "List Rows" and I'm adding the expenses table on it.

Then after approval or rejection, I'm adding the "Add a new row" and I've add the following:

 

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The "Expense ID" is the ID of each new row that is created from the Power App in the expenses table.

 

This is the error that the console prints me when I'm testing it.

 

The 'inputs.parameters' of workflow operation 'Add_a_new_row' of type 'OpenApiConnection' is not valid. Error details: Input parameter 'item/appdev_expense_signaturesid' is required to be of type 'String/uuid'. The runtime value '"expenses(5b5df10c-c68a-ed11-81ad-000d3ad8b5f4)"' to be converted doesn't have the expected format 'String/uuid'.

 

Any thoughts?

Also, the "Add a new row" is it set up correctly so it can work with the relationship I'm describing?

 

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ndionysiadis
Helper I
Helper I

For those who will wonder in this post with the same issue the solution is:

 

You need to add the logical table name and then the logical cell name that you want to make the relationship.

Check the first picture I've posted and the picture below this post.

 

ndionysiadis_0-1674775236232.png

 

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ndionysiadis
Helper I
Helper I

For those who will wonder in this post with the same issue the solution is:

 

You need to add the logical table name and then the logical cell name that you want to make the relationship.

Check the first picture I've posted and the picture below this post.

 

ndionysiadis_0-1674775236232.png

 

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