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Advocate III
Advocate III

Problem create record in CDS with lookup field

I try to create an record in the product entity with flow.
No matter what i provide for the Category name field (Name, Record ID, primary id), it results in the same problem.
The  Categoryid field is alwyas null.
Waht value must i provide for a lookup field?
 
i have following product categories:

product categorie.PNG

Data passed to cds in flow:

id.PNG

 

results in error mandatory fiels missing (is not passed form the flow):

proderros.PNG

 

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I did not really solve this problem.

For this special case i created a Custom Entity without lookup filed.

 

This not a real solution for the problem.

 

Hoefully there will be a way to provide lookup values in dynamic content in the future.

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Community Support
Community Support

Hi DA,

 

This issue can be reproduced from my side. I created a flow to create a record in CDS Product entity when an item is created in SharePoint list. When the flow ran, I got the same result with you.

product1.PNG

product2.png

 

It seems that there is no available dynamic content can be selected for Category name field. I opened this entity in Excel, and I found that this field need Category ID, Category name, Description. But there are no dynamic content can be selected.

product3.PNG

 

Thanks for you feedback. I will report this from my side, and try to involve others to take a further investigation.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Highlighted

I did not really solve this problem.

For this special case i created a Custom Entity without lookup filed.

 

This not a real solution for the problem.

 

Hoefully there will be a way to provide lookup values in dynamic content in the future.

View solution in original post

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Community Support
Community Support

Hi DA,

 

I have reported this from my side. I think PGs are looking into this issue.

 

Thanks for your patience and understanding. I will back once I got any updates for you.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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