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Send JSON data (a record) from PowerApps to flow

Hi,

 

I hope you can help me. I try to send data from PowerApps to flow, but I retrevieve nothing in my flow when I click on my button in PowerApps. However, this data is not empty and the flow is triggered when we click the button.

 

The data is a record which is supposed to be in JSON format (I'm not sure), but my flow retrevieve nothing.

 

I implemented this on PowerApps side:

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I Implemented this on Flow side:

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And my flow shows me that after being executed:

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 You can see that "template data" as no data.

 

PS: When I tested my flow by adding manually the data it's work very well.

 

Do anyone knows how to retrevieve record data from PowerApps to Flow ?

 

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@v-yuazh-msft

 

Your reply that is marked as a solution is correct but not actually the solution to the question asked by @Anonymous.

The issue is the reverse, it is not about how to return a record to PowerApps, but about how to supply a record as a parameter to Flow from PowerApps.

Is there any solution?

 

Please also see this post in the PowerApps community

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v-yuazh-msft
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Hi @Anonymous,

 

Maybe you could use the expression ClearCollect for the Onselect.

Please refer to link below:

https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/sachinbansalmicrosoft/archive/2018/06/28/retrieve-data-in-powerapps-from-flow

 

Also please refer to lik below to learn save date from app to flow:

https://www.techmikael.com/2017/05/saving-collection-of-images-from.html

 

Best regards,

Alice

GabrielStJohn
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Hello, @Anonymous!

 

Thank you for posting on the Flow Community Forum! Have you had an opportunity to apply @v-yuazh-msft‘s recommendation to adapt your Flow? If yes, and you find that solution to be satisfactory, please go ahead and click “Accept as Solution” so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!


Thank you for being an active member of the Flow Community!

 

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@v-yuazh-msft

 

Your reply that is marked as a solution is correct but not actually the solution to the question asked by @Anonymous.

The issue is the reverse, it is not about how to return a record to PowerApps, but about how to supply a record as a parameter to Flow from PowerApps.

Is there any solution?

 

Please also see this post in the PowerApps community

Anonymous
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Hi @v-yuazh-msft,

 

Thank you for responding to this post. But As @Meneghino said, what I want to do is to send a Json object from PowerApps to flow, not vice versa. Maybe somebody knows how to transform a Json object to a string in PowerApps, it could be easier to send a string to flow than a Json object. 

PS: My Json object is retreived from my sharepoint database in PowerApps


Best regards,

 

Yen

Hi @Anonymous, actually the solution is probably to use the concatenation functions in PowerApps to create the JSON string from a table source (collection etc.)

Please let me know if you require details on this.

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