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Atickad
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Updating a Excel table with a date when a mail arrives part 2

I am back, with a similar problem but slightly different.

 

This was one of my first times I worked with taking data out of mails, put it to html to text, so I can update a timestamp in an Excel file. I searched long and hard and I finally found a good one. But the problem is that it doesn't always work properly when it goes over a certain length.

 

All the rest gets linked properly and shows a date, while the longer ones don't. And since I put it on a 15 min recurrence to send mails and that timestamp is a obligatory part for sending that mail, they get multiple ones of the same. Is there a way to get this fixed?

 

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FLMike
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Multi Super User

Hi @Atickad 

 

I actually have no knowledge of the history of your issue but I don't see anything here or even sure what to help with.

 

What fields are you talking about?

What does the longer ones dont work even mean? Do you have examples of when "whatever we are talking about worked and when it didn't"?

What is the data itself that you are parsing? What does it look like? what is the value you need?

and so on.


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Atickad
Regular Visitor

hi @FLMike 

 

Yeah, see I forgot two important parts.

 

to make a long story short: people ask me to make certain templates, where all the data of it comes between columns A to F. So when I make those templates, I fill the final name in column J and column H, which says Template made, switches from NO to YES. Now I created a Power Automate that checks every 15 minutes if column H is set on yes, but also if column K, which say Mail Sent on, is empty. From there it sends a mail to the team where the requester is sitting at.

 

But since Mail sent on is an important one, I wanted to see if I can fill out the date of when it was sent automatically in my table. For most of the time it works, the date gets filled in column K and that's that. But then I noticed that longer ones weren't filled properly. So I did some digging in my power automate, to the failed ones and it turns out that all these that don't fit properly in the column (meaning over 508 pixels to be exact), it won't take over that date. The reason I found out this specific length was because if I looked at the failed jobs, somewhere around those 508 pixels, it put's it in as \n. I made my Excel the same way in the hope it would work like that, but no luck.

 

I put the code in I received from this specific one down below. Also how it looks like in the Excel table.

 

 "statusCode"404,
    "headers": {
        "Cache-Control""no-store, no-cache",
        "Pragma""no-cache",
        "x-ms-request-id""445eadbd-a9d7-426c-8eb0-1f1122bf3807;bfcc9f14-19c6-4316-87d4-c26335fc4c9d;55e18a7d-a698-417b-bc73-cb449d3219ac;65c406da-2e67-4d29-87b9-f8ade1309e54",
        "Strict-Transport-Security""max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains",
        "X-Content-Type-Options""nosniff",
        "X-Frame-Options""DENY",
        "Timing-Allow-Origin""*",
        "x-ms-apihub-cached-response""true",
        "x-ms-apihub-obo""false",
        "Date""Wed, 30 Aug 2023 13:23:11 GMT",
        "Content-Length""561",
        "Content-Type""application/json",
        "Expires""-1"
    },
    "body": {
        "status"404,
        "message""No row was found with Id 'XXXXXXX Vessel discharge 15-25 kt : dens/RVP voor-kp na\n31/12/2023'.\r\nclientRequestId: 3618bb8e-e7d4-49ac-8aa4-fb09b34765ad\r\nserviceRequestId: 445eadbd-a9d7-426c-8eb0-1f1122bf3807;bfcc9f14-19c6-4316-87d4-c26335fc4c9d;55e18a7d-a698-417b-bc73-cb449d3219ac;65c406da-2e67-4d29-87b9-f8ade1309e54",
        "error": {
            "message""No row was found with Id 'XXXXXXXX Vessel discharge 15-25 kt : dens/RVP voor-kp na\n31/12/2023'."
        },
        "source""excelonline-we.azconn-we-002.p.azurewebsites.net"
    }

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Edit: @v-qiaqi-msft can you perhaps help me out?

Atickad
Regular Visitor

Still didn't receive a solution. Can anyone help me with this specific problem? Would be really grateful.

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