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Get a Row Excel Connector. How to do it using dynamic Location, Document Library and File? Problem with Drive ID.

I have a simple flow which takes a set of variables from an Excel table (hardwired) and using said variables, gets a row from another Excel table in a different file. The variables contained in the first table include the https://site, the/path/to/file and filename.xlsx. These will change depending on the use case.

 

This image shows the 'hardwired' Get a Row. This works as expected.

Screen Shot 2022-02-02 at 8.27.55 am.png

 

The following image shows where the 'gotten' data is used to get a row from another file & table. The issue is with Document Library.

here it is written as 'Documents', the same as it would be if this were a hardwired step. This causes an error as the Drive ID is what is actually required. 

Screen Shot 2022-02-02 at 8.28.03 am.png

 

So...

Using the available variables: Site, path/to/file and the filename.xlsx how can I retrieve the Drive ID (Document Library) for use in the subsequent step?

 

Raw inputs for hardwired 'Get a Row'. This is the working one.

 

 

 

 "parameters": {
        "source": "groups/bd10ed10-f4a1-423a-9024-6e2f9121a947",
        "drive": "b!j4NovECAx0isAIRGlz4gblJ7PV_3H8BLtZvONQ39mGKWvsVHmuikSYZRNicd8JgG",
        "file": "01TGQCBQKNSU7L65DB7VCJODC2PMRRIOO2",
        "table": "{988A77BA-E9DE-BD44-A03F-D01CC459FE2E}",
        "idColumn": "ID",
        "id": "0"
    }

 

 

 

Raw inputs for dynamic 'Get a Row'. This is the failed one.

 

 

 

 

"parameters": {
        "source": "https://company.sharepoint.com/sites/OURsite",
        "drive": "Documents",
        "file": "/path/to/file/dynamically/provided/SDS_dataset.xlsx",
        "table": "SDS_data",
        "idColumn": "Product_Identifier",
        "id": "H2U_TEST2"
    }

 

 

 

 

 NOTE:

If I use the standard browse feature to navigate to a file in Get a Row 'card' and then replace Location and File inputs with variables, the Document Library entry switches to an ID string. In this situation the flow works, but obviously this is intolerant to changes in the variables:

 

Screen Shot 2022-02-02 at 12.25.51 pm.png

 

 

And the raw inputs for this (working) test. Clearly the only thing missing from the failed scenario is the Drive ID. Otherwise providing variables for Location (Site) and File (relativePath) works as expected.

 

 

 

"parameters": {
        "source": "https://Company.sharepoint.com/sites/OURSite",
        "drive": "b!NcKCLrIwD0GWvIIyoqP4A6MvDCQcRvtDhays3Wn5FJ3EFaPuRIfGRobbPMsVKRIi",
        "file": "/path/to/file/dynamically/provided/SDS_dataset.xlsx",
        "table": "SDS_data",
        "idColumn": "Product_Identifier",
        "id": "H2U_TEST2"
    }

 

 

 

 

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