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GREGHR
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Excel : adding and updating a row

Hi, 

 

I am trying to automatically add leads to an excel file, launch a process, and update the excel file based on the output of the process (e.g. status = KO)

 

In order to do that, I have created an Excel file, with an table named "leads" 

The leads tableThe leads table

How the table is namedHow the table is named

In my flow, once I have gathered the data I want, I try to add a row in the Excel file. When searching for Excel in Action, I have three choices : 

- Excel 

- Excel Online Business

- Excel Online OneDrive

3 types of Excel3 types of Excel

I have tried the three of them : 

- Excel Online OneDrive : does not seem to match my subscription. I cannot find my file

- Excel Online Business : I manage to find the "Add a row into table" action and then the file and the table. I use it and it works. BUT I cannot find a "update a row or cell" action. 

- Excel : I find the "Insert a line" Action (= "Insérer une ligne"). I then find the Leads file but not the table (while it works with Excel Online Business, see screenshot below). 

The 1st window above is when selecting Excel. The 2nd window (Add a row into table) is when choosing Excel Online BusinessThe 1st window above is when selecting Excel. The 2nd window (Add a row into table) is when choosing Excel Online Business

--> Can someone tell me please how to sort it out and manage to insert a row, and update it later ?

 

Many thanks in advance

 

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v-yamao-msft
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Hi @GREGHR,

 

For all the available actions and triggers of Excel, Excel Online (Business), Excel Online (OneDrive), please check the doc at here:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/connectors/excel/

 

When using the Excel Online (OneDrive), have you stored your file on it?

 

Currently there is no action for Update row of Excel Online (Business). If you need this feature, please consider submitting a request on Flow Ideas Forum:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/idb-p/FlowIdeas

 

When using Excel, which cloud storage are you using? Please make sure you have format the excel file to a table and then save it into the cloud storage account.

 

 

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Hi thanks a lot for you reply,

 

FOr Excel Onlune Business, I get a row, delete it and recreate it, instead of updating it. It is a dirty way to do it. 

 

I don't use Excel Onlune (OneDrive) because my file is not on OneDrive.

It is on Sharepoint. When I use Excel, I dit create a table. And then the file is on Sharepoint. It does find it, but it cannot find the table.

 

 

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