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bcrisp
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Update File Properties Issue

Hi!

 

So I have a power app that I am connecting to flows to create and update a document library with content/metadata. I can successfully upload the file to the library but when I try to add "Update file properties" to the flow I get the error below every time I try to add the ItemId in the ID field.

I have tried adding a delay, and adding a "get file properties" to the flow --- nothing works. When I added the "get file properties" the ItemID was able to append to the ID field fine and return the desired results.

Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong!!?

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Rhiassuring
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I don't see the error, maybe your screenshot didn't come through?

It would also be helpful to see the config of your current flow - your situation does sound frustrating!

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bcrisp
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Sorry -

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Here is the flow

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Rhiassuring
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I'm looking at the error of "fix invalid properties" on the Update File Properties action -- what is it complaining about? Do you have more set in that action than just the top 3 fields?

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bcrisp
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Nope, that is all that I have -- it sends the error as soon as I add the "ItemID" dynamic tag in the ID field....I know ...doesn't make sense to me either....

Rhiassuring
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Have you tried deleting & recreating the action? (Yes, the good ole' IT turn-it-off-and-back-on-again)

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bcrisp
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haha - yep --- have tried refreshing --- and even have at this point recreated the whole instance in power apps and connected an existing working flow and tried to add in the "update file properties" step to it and received the same error.

Rhiassuring
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Have you tried -- just trying to wriggle down to the root of the problem -- stopping the creation flow after the PowerApps creation, and then creating a separate flow to trigger on that new file creation? 

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bcrisp
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Hi Rhiassuring!

So, I decided to just completely recreate the app following a Shane Young video. (I was previously trying to edit an app someone else made.)

 

Anyways, everything was once again working perfectly until the "ItemID" parameter was added to the "ID" field on an "Update File Properties" action.  In the picture of the flow below, I have not added anything else into any fields.  As soon as I add "ItemID" to the ID field it immediately throws the error and I can not for the life of me figure out what may be going wrong. When I add an action "Get file properties" to test the ID field, it lets me add "ItemID" to the ID field with no issues.

 

I get the same error if I use PowerApps V1 or PowerApps V2 as the initial action.

 

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