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nickellis74
Resolver II
Resolver II

Cannot find Dataverse property that definitely exists.

Hello

 

I'm having a real problem with a flow on Dataverse. The problem is with the List Rows on a table called Hazards, internal name wbc_hazard, which is filtered with this:

 

wbc_riskassessment eq '@{outputs('Get_the_full_record')?['body/wbc_riskassessmentid']}'

 

'Get the full record' is a Dataverse Get Record by ID action that works perfectly. The error is:

 

Could not find a property named 'wbc_riskassessment' on type 'Microsoft.Dynamics.CRM.wbc_hazard'.

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The problem is that attribute definitely does exist. I logged a ticket with MS but the agent got caught up in the value being passed in the filter and ignored what the error said - it's not saying "can't compare that value", it's saying "that field doesn't exist". And yet, in the design it is perfectly happy to offer me that field as a dynamic value for use in later actions.

 

Has anybody seen and resolved this before?

 

All help very gratefully received,

 

Nick

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mahmoodhsaud
Helper IV
Helper IV

Hi @nickellis74,

Even I'm facing the same issue, The flow was working fine till yesterday. Tried with several other tables it shows the same error.

Regards,

Mahmood

Do we think there's a system-wide bug then?

 

I have found a workaround, but it's not great. I created a text column called "RA GUID" and a flow that populates that with the GUID of the Risk Assessment in wbc_riskassessment. I can then filter on that. It looks to me like for some reason Power Automate cannot see Lookup columns, which I would suggest needs a Microsoft fix pretty urgently.

pstudart
Helper I
Helper I

I also experiencing this issue. are you guys still having problems?

RWO
Advocate I
Advocate I

Hi,

 

I am seeing this error when referencing a lookup field in a List Rows Expand Query option.  Both the lookup field name and field in the corresponding related table exist.  I get this error for all Lookup fields in this particular table but it works for other tables in the same environment.

 

Has anyone come across any solutions?

 

Thanks!

 

Rich

CraigStewart
Super User
Super User

I had a similar thing yesterday with a field in F&O, trying to get the status column of project. The filter ended up being this:

 

ProjectStage eq Microsoft.Dynamics.DataEntities.ProjStatus'InProcess'

 

Possibly try 

 

Microsoft.Dynamics.CRM.wbc_hazard'wbc_riskassessment'

 

RWO
Advocate I
Advocate I

Thanks for the suggestion!  Unfortunately, it did not work but gave me an idea that led to the solution.

 

I was obtaining the field name from the PowerApps table maintenance interface, i.e. cr16f_{field name}. 

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I ran a List Rows step on the table and viewed the output.  There is a @microsoft.Dynamics.CRM.associatednavigationproperty that displays the same field name however reflects capitalization used in the field's Display name.  

 

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Used that field name in the Expand Query parameter in the List Rows step and it ran successfully.

This worked perfectly, I had to use all lower case for the column name and it ran successfully

Lower case column name with the table prefix to be precise (i.e. cr123_columnname)

ezFlow
Helper II
Helper II

Thanks, lower case did the trick 

pp365
Resolver I
Resolver I

For anyone reading this thread with the same issue, watch this excellent video from Shane Young. His solution is, as always, extremely comprehensive and very well explained.

Kumar_bi
Advocate II
Advocate II

lower case did the trick for me as well!

powerwood
Helper IV
Helper IV

I was having this problem too, but then filtered with Fetch XML and that worked.

Nate-PTTP
Helper I
Helper I

I just had the same problem... a lookup column the definitely exists.... I fixed it by using the Schema Name as opposed to the logical name.... so likely for you, rather than using wbc_riskassessment (logical name).... try using wbc_Riskassessment (schema name)

Jay96
New Member

Hello Nick,
@nickellis74 Fortunately i had the same error on one of the latest created column.

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  1. it could be because the column that you created is still in the original environment. Jay96_1-1708696203438.png

    So you can add them in directly from here 

  2. check if you are using the logical name and not the schema name.

     I was able to resolve the error. I hope this helps you as well. 

Thanks & Regards,

J

 

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