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Ja18
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Dynamic Content Range inside Excel Create Table doesn't work for my flow

Hi,

I wonder if anyone could help me. I believe my query supposed to be simple for an advanced user although I am trying to not get crazy for over 2 hours right now. Hope someone will help me.

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I am looking for an answer what is wrong with my flow up here? It works perfectly when instead of dynamic content I use sheet name.
Before this part of the flow I have only below:

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Thanks for answer in advance 🙂

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Hi @Ja18 

 

Got it why it does not work !- Got to learn something new thing !

 

Actually excel sheet naming has some conventions - like as you see below

Nived_Nambiar_0-1714928726409.png

 

Reference- https://www.keynotesupport.com/excel-basics/worksheet-names-characters-allowed-prohibited.shtml#:~:t...

 

So when using sheet names having the following charactors - we should enclose the sheet names with single quotes. Just like below

 

Nived_Nambiar_1-1714928897933.png

 

as you see, sheet name 2024-05-04 is enclosed in single quotes. Same thing you have to do when sheet name is in dynamic content as shown below

it would work !

Nived_Nambiar_2-1714928980184.png

 

 

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Nived_Nambiar
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Hi @Ja18 

 

well it works for me when i tried it 

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Could you share error details when you are trying it ?

 

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Ja18
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Hi,

Thanks for answer. Your worked probably because you haven't used expression as worksheet name. 

Error detials:

{
    "statusCode": 400,
    "headers": {
        "Cache-Control": "no-store, no-cache",
        "Pragma": "no-cache",
        "Strict-Transport-Security": "max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains",
        "x-ms-request-id": "de24bc12-dbd2-4022-8c59-843460ecdc63",
        "X-Content-Type-Options": "nosniff",
        "X-Frame-Options": "DENY",
        "Timing-Allow-Origin": "*",
        "x-ms-apihub-cached-response": "true",
        "x-ms-apihub-obo": "false",
        "Date": "Sat, 04 May 2024 14:51:13 GMT",
        "Content-Length": "382",
        "Content-Type": "application/json",
        "Expires": "-1"
    },
    "body": {
        "status": 400,
        "message": "The argument is invalid or missing or has an incorrect format.\r\nclientRequestId: 1fc34c40-3331-4461-bd6e-bac089115385\r\nserviceRequestId: de24bc12-dbd2-4022-8c59-843460ecdc63",
        "error": {
            "message": "The argument is invalid or missing or has an incorrect format."
        },
        "source": "excelonline-we.azconn-we-002.p.azurewebsites.net"
    }
}
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Hi @Ja18 

 

What was sheet name which you were trying for ?

 

Thanks & Regards,

Nived N 🚀

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Ja18
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Hi @Nived_Nambiar,

In create worksheet step I have used expression : 

formatDateTime(utcNow(),'yyyy-MM-dd'),
so the sheet name was 2024-05-04, for example today it would be 2024-05-05.

It doesn't work for me now matter if in create table step I use the same expression or dynamic expression with worksheet ID or worksheet name. I've tried everything.

Hi @Ja18 

 

Got it why it does not work !- Got to learn something new thing !

 

Actually excel sheet naming has some conventions - like as you see below

Nived_Nambiar_0-1714928726409.png

 

Reference- https://www.keynotesupport.com/excel-basics/worksheet-names-characters-allowed-prohibited.shtml#:~:t...

 

So when using sheet names having the following charactors - we should enclose the sheet names with single quotes. Just like below

 

Nived_Nambiar_1-1714928897933.png

 

as you see, sheet name 2024-05-04 is enclosed in single quotes. Same thing you have to do when sheet name is in dynamic content as shown below

it would work !

Nived_Nambiar_2-1714928980184.png

 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Nived N 🚀

LinkedIn: Nived N's LinkedIn
YouTube: Nived N's YouTube Channel
Blog: Nived Nambiar's Blogs

🔍 Found my answer helpful? Please consider marking it as the solution!
Your appreciation keeps me motivated. Thank you! 🙌

 

Ja18
Helper I
Helper I

Hi @Nived_Nambiar,

Your solutions works. Thank you very much, I would never come up with this myself 🙂

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