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Update Row in Excel doesn't find any tables (Microsoft Flow)

Hello,

 

I like to update an excel row as the result of a twitter search. (Microsoft Flow)

When I choose the correct excel file from my onedrive  I get the message "No items" when I want to choose an excel table.

 

I have two tabs in the excel sheet. In one tab I have named the rows on the top.

What could be wrong? I have no idea.

Or what do they mean with excel table? Isn't a tab meant?

 

Thanks

Nico

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Don't worry, no one here really knows what they're doing. It's a mix of people who want actual solutions and people who want that MVP badge!

 


@McRoe wrote:

I'm constantly getting the next error message and can't find anything on the internet about it:

"Could not retrieve values. Failed to get dynamic values"


My worksheet contains a spin button and that is what is causing the error.  When I remove the spin button Flow is able to find the table.

 

Any way around this you think?  I need the spin button.

Converting the excel table to range actually worked for the issue I was having. Issue was that the Flow would run successfully, but the SP item wouldn't get added to the Excel table. After I changed this around, the items are now being added! Yay!!! Thanks!!!

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I've spent a half of the day fighting with Excel Update row action error "No table was found with the name 'Ratings'".

So, it finally works for me now. 

Answer: Excel Online Update row action Table parameter expects not a name but id, like here:

"id""{00000000-000C-0000-FFFF-FFFF00000000}".
You can find the id using action Get Tables, wich will return json
 
    "@odata.id""/drivesknxjuxbcbcb,
    "style": "TableStyleMedium2",
    "name": "Ratings",
    "showFilterButton": true,
    "id": "{00000000-000C-0000-FFFF-FFFF00000000}",
    "highlightLastColumn": false,
    "highlightFirstColumn": false,
    "legacyId": "1",
    "showBandedColumns": false,
    "showBandedRows": true,
    "showHeaders": true,
    "showTotals": false
 
 
then you can enter (or dynamically input) the id in Update row Table:
UpdateExcelRow.png
 

To insert a Table id choose Custom value and do so:

table.png

Hope it helps!

Thank you very much, this was the easy way. I thought about it, but didn't try it before googleing.

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