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NoahSutton
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Flow to Excel - Blank rows?

Hello,

 

The attached flow works as intended - It writes all the tasks and their status to an excel file.

 

However, it also creates many rows that are entirely blank except for the __PowerAppsId__ field. The number of these rows seems to increase as more tasks are added to planner.

 

Any ideas for how to prevent these endless blank rows form being written?

 

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NoahSutton
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Re: Flow to Excel - Blank rows?

I believe I have found the solution: I had created blank rows in the table prior to running the flow. But my flow inserts additional rows, so the flow was assigning IDs to the blank rows. 

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Re: Flow to Excel - Blank rows?

Hi @NoahSutton,

 

Could you share more details on the results? What do you mean by “many rows that are entirely blank except for the _PowerAppsId_ field”?

When working with Excel table, column _PowerAppsId_ will be added automatically. But I am not sure with other blanks you mentioned.

I have made a similar flow to test this issue, it doesn’t return the issue you mentioned.

Please share more details for better understanding.

 

Best regards,

Mabel

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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NoahSutton
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Re: Flow to Excel - Blank rows?

Hi Mabel,

 

When writing to the spreadsheet it produces hundreds of rows like this.

 

The bottom two in the photo have the information I want, but the rest I wish to filter out or otherwise not write to the excel sheet.

 

 

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Thanks!

NoahSutton
Level: Powered On

Re: Flow to Excel - Blank rows?

I believe I have found the solution: I had created blank rows in the table prior to running the flow. But my flow inserts additional rows, so the flow was assigning IDs to the blank rows. 

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