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gazzo1967
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Field not found/Compose Issue :(

Hi All

Hope everyone ok during this difficult time!

Ok i have an issue that i can't resolve

 

i have a flow that updates a sharepoint list with using the office365 user connector.
i then do a second get item to gather a text string from a field populated by the O365 user connector where i need to split the text string which would look like this 

 

one two three - red

I am using a compose expression to split the string here is my code 

split(triggerBody()['person_location'],'-')[1]
But i am getting an error stating my field does not exist!
 
Here is the get item before my Compose
getitem.JPG
as you can see the person_location field is there and populated
 
but my Compose function says it doesnt
gcompose.JPG
Is it because my Split formula is wrong?
I have double check the column name in my sharepoint list and it is the correct name (checked the url field name )
 
Thanks
Gary
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ohhh @gazzo1967  from your output just do this first(split(YOUR OUTPUT COMPOSE,'-')) to get Landiwood fire station or last(split(YOUR OUTPUT COMPOSE,'-')) to get red



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hi @gazzo1967  I recomend you to add a compose with the value of person location and then another to split the output compose, try this.



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@ChristianAbata 

Thank you for replying

 

i am using a Compose
but it not 'seeing' the field.

 

So i cant understand why not working

Gary

could you share a complete screanshot @gazzo1967 ?



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Capture1.JPG

 

My expression is 

split(triggerBody()['person_location'],'-')[1]

@gazzo1967  what I'll do is use parse json to get all the data in Get Item, and then use compose to see if I have someting in the value parsered into a compose.

 

See an example of how can you can use parse json.

getformsImage.gif



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Again thank you for your help :0)

I have tested my first compose and that works now adding the Json
What do i add to the parse Json Schema?

abm
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Hi @gazzo1967 

 

Make sure you have some data in that field. If no data in that field that means ODATA don't show the schema name.

 

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@ChristianAbata 
Sorry i think i communicated that wrong 😞

 

I don't know what to put into the Parse Json Schema

 

Thanks for the Kudos but not deserved 

@gazzo1967  firs you need to get the output from getItem an then copy that output and create ParseJson, and in create Generate schema paste the GetItemOutput



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My first compose shows this
Capture.JPG

i copy the inputs

 



Capture1.JPG

 

i get an error

@abm 
The field is populated by the O365 Connector

ohhh @gazzo1967  from your output just do this first(split(YOUR OUTPUT COMPOSE,'-')) to get Landiwood fire station or last(split(YOUR OUTPUT COMPOSE,'-')) to get red



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@ChristianAbata 

Im sorry.
i found my mistake!
the expression should be
last(split(outputs('location'),'-'))

Thank you for your help 🙂
Gary

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