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Create a record - pass data from list records

Hi all Having some fun with a flow at the moment, using common data service (current) and also the other CDS connector.



Steps in flow: 

  • List records (custom entity A)  this entity contains a lookup to contact
  • Apply to each (output from List Records)
  • Create new record (Custom entity B)    - 
    • pass the contact record from entity A into custom entity B:  Contact (Value) this creates the record i need but does not populate the contact record as expected.



Next thing tried - (But i want it to work as method above!)


  • List records (custom entity A)  this entity contains a lookup to contact
  • Apply to each (output from List Records)
    • GET CONTACT (CONTACT VALUE) from custom entity A
      • error: The 'inputs.parameters' of workflow operation 'Get_a_record_2' of type 'OpenApiConnection' is not valid. Error details: The resolved string values for the following parameters are invalid, they may not be null or empty: 'recordId'


The test cases I am using are not null as suggested in the error. 

Not sure if this explanation is clear enough but hopefully somebody understands! 


The main question is - how do I get the contact record *lookup* and then pass it to the record I am creating? I thought that passing the Contact (Value) from my list records would work but it does not.






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I am including screen shots here as it would not let me attach in the post:




Hi @BDA365 ,


Do you mean there is also a lookup column in entity B?


Can you share a screenshot of the configuration of Get recod action?


Please make sure that the value you fill in the record id field is not empty. You could first add a Compose action and enter the content you filled in the Get record action into Compose, and then check whether the output of Compose is empty.


Hope that makes sense.


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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