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Dynamically specify Planner plan and buckets using names instead of IDs?

 

I am using Flow to dynamically create tasks in Planner.  At runtime, I have the data that tells me the Planner plan and bucket names, but not IDs for them.  Is there a way to tell Flow at runtime to evaluate the names that I get from the dynamic data so it recognizes which plan and bucket to use? Is there an expression I can wrap around the dynamic data or other syntax?

 

In short, I want to dynamically set which plan and bucket to put each task in, but I only have names of the plans and buckets.

 

Thanks for any help you can provide!

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Re: Dynamically specify Planner plan and buckets using names instead of IDs?

Hi @lshake,

 

How do you get the dynamic data which tells you the Planner plan and bucket names?

 

Actually, the “Create a task” action recognizes which plan and bucket to use by a series of string, such as, ‘1qwR_xxxxxmLpNxxxxx-2ckAE6w7’ represents Plan Id and ‘xxxxxJ8AmE2WA2V8ess5N8xxxxxx’ represents Bucket Id, the “UI” just translate the string into a user-friendly name within “Create a task” action:

 

I afraid that there is no way to evaluate names for recognizing which plan and bucket to use within “Create a task” action in Microsoft Flow currently.

 

Best regards,

Kris

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Re: Dynamically specify Planner plan and buckets using names instead of IDs?

Hi @lshake,

 

How do you get the dynamic data which tells you the Planner plan and bucket names?

 

Actually, the “Create a task” action recognizes which plan and bucket to use by a series of string, such as, ‘1qwR_xxxxxmLpNxxxxx-2ckAE6w7’ represents Plan Id and ‘xxxxxJ8AmE2WA2V8ess5N8xxxxxx’ represents Bucket Id, the “UI” just translate the string into a user-friendly name within “Create a task” action:

 

I afraid that there is no way to evaluate names for recognizing which plan and bucket to use within “Create a task” action in Microsoft Flow currently.

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Re: Dynamically specify Planner plan and buckets using names instead of IDs?

Thank you for the information.  I will add the ID strings to my database and pass them with the other data.

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Re: Dynamically specify Planner plan and buckets using names instead of IDs?


@v-xida-msft wrote:

Hi @lshake,

 

How do you get the dynamic data which tells you the Planner plan and bucket names?

 

Actually, the “Create a task” action recognizes which plan and bucket to use by a series of string, such as, ‘1qwR_xxxxxmLpNxxxxx-2ckAE6w7’ represents Plan Id and ‘xxxxxJ8AmE2WA2V8ess5N8xxxxxx’ represents Bucket Id, the “UI” just translate the string into a user-friendly name within “Create a task” action:

 

I afraid that there is no way to evaluate names for recognizing which plan and bucket to use within “Create a task” action in Microsoft Flow currently.

 

Best regards,

Kris


 

Hi 

i have The opposite problem when i get the data from planner to excel i get the plan id and bucket id but i want the names if i use list my plan and list bucket it's repait the task in all plan and all buckets even if it's only one task do you have any idea how i can fix this 

thank you 

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