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Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Not possible to change Flow trigger

Hi all

I have implemented a Flow (let's call it Flow#0) triggered when a new email arrives to a specific folder (folder A).

Now I have to implement a similar flow, when a new email arrives to a second folder (folder B).

 

As I have successfully done in the past, I thought the best strategy wuld be to take the original flow, remove the trigger and add a "When a HTTP request is received" trigger instead.

This way I should implement two new flows (Flow#1 and Flow#2) , each of them trigered when a new email arrives to folder A and folder B, once triggered both of them would invoke Flow#0.

 

I cannot delete the trigger on Flow#0 and add a new one, Flow Editor states that "The current step cannot be deleted because an action depends on its outputs"

 

So, I review all steps one by one, the only one referring to the trigger is the first Action Block (Initialize Variable). I remove Trigger outputs from this action block, save Flow#0, then edit it again. Surprisingly, the trigger cannot be deleted yet, Flow Editor still states that "The current step cannot be deleted because an action depends on its outputs"

 

I have reviewed Flow#0 three times, there is not any other action depending on current Trigger outputs.

Any suggestions?

 

Thank you in advance!



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Re: Not possible to change Flow trigger

Hi @efialttes,

 

I cannot reproduce your issue. After I removed all the outputs that are related to the trigger and replace them with something else. Save and edit this flow again, the trigger could be deleted successfully.

 

Please take a screenshot of all the detailed configuration of this flow. Including all the actions and the fields.

 

Regards,

Mona

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Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Re: Not possible to change Flow trigger

@v-monli-msft

First of all, thank you for the time spent reviewing this issue.

My flow is quite complex, with more than 20 action blocks. Is it better for you if I export it into a .zip file and send it to you?



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Helper V
Helper V

Re: Not possible to change Flow trigger

I have just encountered this same issue, i cannot see any reference to the triggerBody object in the json for the flow.

 

I have tried exporting and re-importing the package without success.  

 

Any news on possible cause for this? Bugs like this take a lot of time 😕 

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Re: Not possible to change Flow trigger

Hi,

 

I'm sure you resolved this already but after facing the same issue I found I could use the code editor and replace the trigger block with a new trigger block. To do this I created a new flow with the trigger I wanted and the copied the trigger block over to the flow I wanted to replace.

 

Hope this helps someones in the future.

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