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jasper_g
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Issue: Copy fields from one list to another

Hi all,

 

I've created a power automate flow to copy the fields from one list to another list. All works fine, however I struggle to do this for fields that are not purely single lines and choice fields. I receive errors for fields related to multiple lines and urls.

 

I'm doing this via an http request and the body is the following:

 

{
"__metadata":{"type":"SP.Data.xxxListItem"},
"ID":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['ID']}",
"Title":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['Title']}",
"field_4":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['field_4']}",
"field_1":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['field_1/Value']}",
"field_3":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['field_3/Value']}",
"field_5":"@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['field_5/Value']}",
{
"__metadata": {"type":"SP.FieldMultiLineText"},
"FieldTypeKind": 3,
"RichText": true,
"field_6":'@{items('Apply_to_each_3')?['field_6']}'
}
}

 

Could anyone help me?

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@jasper_g  for the value of field_6, you need to escape double quote (") characters in the value. Use below expression to do it. In the expression replace outputs('compose_7') with your website value from dynamic content

replace(outputs('Compose_7'),'"','\"')

 

So the expression should look like below in the body parameter

annajhaveri_0-1669734040173.png

 

 

Regards,
Anna Jhaveri

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annajhaveri
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@jasper_g  are you copying field values from one list to another list, one suggestion i could add here is change the accept and content type values in header to application/json;odata= nometadata, so that you dont have to give extra medata in body and the body values will simply be as following example:

{
"Title":"test1",
"Field1":"test2"
}

 

Regards,
Anna Jhaveri

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jasper_g
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@annajhaveri thank you for your reply. Sadly enough that didn't do the trick. Same error 🙂 

@jasper_g  can you please share the screenshot of the Send HTTP action from the flow run, and also what error are you getting now?

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Anna Jhaveri

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jasper_g
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@annajhaveri in attachment you can find all the information. The error is the following:

"Invalid JSON. The property name '' is not valid. The name of a property cannot be empty."

 

I've also added a screenshot of the body (also see full body below):

{
"__metadata":{"type":"SP.Data.Checklist_x0020_projectListItem"},
"ID":"1",
"Title":"0 - Aanmaken checklist project",
"field_4":"Automatisch via script",
"field_1":"0 - Handover Phase",
"field_3":"Yes",
"field_5":"Project manager",
{
"__metadata": {"type":"SP.FieldMultiLineText"},
'FieldTypeKind': 3,
'RichText': 'true',
'field_6':"<div class="ExternalClassF17D066F3FF742E68DFB7C9EEE619823"><div class="ExternalClassAA8D916FFE96430CADECC43CF46E4163" style="font-family&#58;Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size&#58;11pt;color&#58;rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="color&#58;black;"><a href="https&#58;//www.google.com/" title="​google.com">​google.com</a></span><br></div></div>"
}
}

@jasper_g  as i mentioned before please change the he accept and content type values in header to application/json;odata= nometadata, please see example below. Also when you are creating new item, you dont need to specify value of the ID column in the body.

annajhaveri_0-1669619656487.png

 

Regards,
Anna Jhaveri

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Hi @annajhaveri 

 

I tried that as well but then I receive the following error.

 

Kind regards,

Jasper

@jasper_g  in that case you dont need the metadata annajhaveri_0-1669721260529.pngtext in body, so remove it. And from error it looks like you are missing the comma, so after removing metadata text, run the flow, and then can you please share the body json from the flow run?  

 

 

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Anna Jhaveri

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jasper_g
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@annajhaveri here you can find the body json:
{
"Title":"0 - Aanmaken checklist project",
"field_4":"Automatisch via script",
"field_1":"0 - Handover Phase",
"field_3":"Yes",
"field_5":"Project manager",
"field_6":"<div class="ExternalClassF17D066F3FF742E68DFB7C9EEE619823"><div class="ExternalClassAA8D916FFE96430CADECC43CF46E4163" style="font-family&#58;Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size&#58;11pt;color&#58;rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="color&#58;black;"><a href="https&#58;//www.google.com/" title="​google.com">​google.com</a></span><br></div></div>"
}

and the output:

{
"status": 400,
"message": "{\"odata.error\":{\"code\":\"-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.InvalidClientQueryException\",\"message\":{\"lang\":\"en-US\",\"value\":\"Invalid JSON. A comma character ',' was expected in scope 'Object'. Every two elements in an array and properties of an object must be separated by commas.\"}}}\r\nclientRequestId: 2ecfdeb1-d8b9-4e12-973f-212bd658660d\r\nserviceRequestId: ac597da0-e065-5000-a1f6-4d2e1d771b70",
"source": "https://---.sharepoint.com/sites/BE-iO-ANT----/Test84/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Checklist%20project')/items",
"errors": []
}

@jasper_g  for the value of field_6, you need to escape double quote (") characters in the value. Use below expression to do it. In the expression replace outputs('compose_7') with your website value from dynamic content

replace(outputs('Compose_7'),'"','\"')

 

So the expression should look like below in the body parameter

annajhaveri_0-1669734040173.png

 

 

Regards,
Anna Jhaveri

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jasper_g
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Hi @annajhaveri - thanks a lot, this indeed worked!

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