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Connection to Excel Not Working

My connection to excel never works... Any pointers?Screenshot (3).pnggist of the flowScreenshot (4).pngwhat I'm trying to put in my table

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Super User
Super User

Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Where does your Excel file live? Can you try things like Get Table ( use either the OneDrive or Sharepoint Excel connector for this)

 

 

Anonymous
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Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

My File was made in the desktop app, and is saved onto my desktop. I'm quite New to o365, where can I get "Get Table"

Super User
Super User

Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Microsoft Flow cannot get to your desktop.

 

When you select your actions in Flow if you search for Excel you will find 3 connectors.

Anonymous
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Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Sorry, My document is actually in OneDrive. I found "Get Tables" and I am testing it again.

 

Thank You

Anonymous
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Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

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Super User
Super User

Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Ok, it looks like there is somehting wrong with the format of the excel file.

 

Can you try a create table in flow so that Flow creates your excel file in one drive? Then compare the format of the file.

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Hi @ SodexoJon,

 

I'm afraid that it's the dynamic content of the trigger "Powerapps" in the "Insert row" action that cause the flow to run failed.

 

Could you please take a try to insert some custom value instead of dynamic content of the trigger "Powerapps" inside every field of the "Insert row" action to see if the issue still exists.

 

Please let me know if the error still exists.

 

 

Regards,
Alice Zhang

Anonymous
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Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

Hi Alice,

 

I was able to remove excel from the flow and then manually go into my excel sheet and connect it to sharepoint.

 

Thanks!

Jonathan

Administrator
Administrator

Re: Connection to Excel Not Working

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