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256 rows limit getting rows from excel

256 rows limit getting rows from excel. I am not able to get more than 256 rows from excel located on ftp in flow. I have 400 rows in excel. It only gives me 256 rows.


Recently we increased the Max rows limit to 2048 but the default limit is still 256. Could you send me your flow information (Name)?

I just crosschecked from my end and I was able to retrieve more than 256 by providing the appropriate value in the "Maximum Get Count" field. Sending your flow information helps us in debugging the issue specific to your flow.




There is no rows when attaching the Excel file. 

There is no option to change the row limit. 


Please let us know if this is a limitation or if it is goint to be change in the future. 


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As shown in the previous posts "Maximum Get Count" filed will restrict the number of rows returned by the GetRows operation. 


Provide a value in "Maximum Get Count" filed - to set the max rows to be returned.

E.g: 400 - as shown in the sceenshot.ExcelGet400Rows.png


Once the flow gets a run then we should see 400 entries in the output - as shown in the below screenshot. ExcelGet400RowsOutput.png




Try following above two steps - and let me know where exactly are you facing the issue?


Thank you,


Suresh Koorella




Are you stating not to select "Get rows"? 

No. GetRows is the only operation to retrieve the rows from an Excel file. 


Could you please list down the steps that you are following? and followed by expected and actual output.

I am verifying with other templates and I will be providing you with the steps and screenshots during the weekend. 

I have viewed the following article:


Same issue occurs. There is no way to upload an Excel file with 450 rows or more. 

Again, is this a limitation? If it is, when is it going to be fixed?



Is there precise instructions on how this should work? 




If I select on "Excel - Get rows" or "Excel - Insert row" the same issue occurs. Any ideas?




Second example that there is a 256 row limit. 


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