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Why my formula on the Form Onsuccess is raising "Runtime Error"

I have a text box named "inpPromoID_frm" with View = DisplayMode and this Default property:-

 

"FY" & Right(
LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
'Fiscal Year'
),
2
) & "WK" & LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
Week
) & "_" & Substitute(
inpPromoName_frm.Text,
" ",
""
)

 

 

and on the form on success i have this formula:-

 

Set(varSpinner_frm,true);
If(
    varFormMode = "New",
    Set(ShowForm,false);
    ForAll(
        AttachArticlesControl.Attachments As FileUpload,
        PRFAttachments.Run(
            {
                contentBytes: FileUpload.Value,
                name: inpPromoID_frm.Text & "_" & FileUpload.Name
            },
            inpPromoID_frm.Text,
            "Articles",
            User().FullName,
            Left(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                ) - 1
            ),
            frmPromotionRequests.LastSubmit.ID,
            Right(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                )-2
            )
        )
    );
    ForAll(
        AttachFinancialAnalysisControl.Attachments As FileUpload,
        PRFAttachments.Run(
            {
                contentBytes: FileUpload.Value,
                name: inpPromoID_frm.Text & "_" & FileUpload.Name
            },
            inpPromoID_frm.Text,
            "Financial Analysis",
            User().FullName,
            Left(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                ) - 1
            ),
            frmPromotionRequests.LastSubmit.ID,
            Right(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                )-2
            )
        )
    );
    UpdateContext({varSubmitFormTimer: false});
    Reset(tmrSubmitForm);
    UpdateContext({varSubmitFormTimer: true}),
    Set(ShowForm,false);
    ForAll(
        AttachArticlesControl.Attachments As FileUpload,
        PRFAttachments.Run(
            {
                contentBytes: FileUpload.Value,
                name: inpPromoID_frm.Text & "_" & FileUpload.Name
            },
            inpPromoID_frm.Text,
            "Articles",
            User().FullName,
            Left(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                ) - 1
            ),
            LookUp(
                'Promotion Requests',
                'Promo ID' = varPromoID,
                ID
            ),
            Right(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                )-2
            )
        )
    );
    ForAll(
        AttachFinancialAnalysisControl.Attachments As FileUpload,
        PRFAttachments.Run(
            {
                contentBytes: FileUpload.Value,
                name: inpPromoID_frm.Text & "_" & FileUpload.Name
            },
            inpPromoID_frm.Text,
            "Financial Analysis",
            User().FullName,
            Left(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                ) - 1
            ),
            LookUp(
                'Promotion Requests',
                'Promo ID' = varPromoID,
                ID
            ),
            Right(
                FileUpload.Name,
                Find(
                    ".",
                    FileUpload.Name
                )-2
            )
        )
    );
    Set(varSpinner_frm,false);
    Reset(AttachArticlesControl);
    Reset(AttachFinancialAnalysisControl);
    Navigate(scrPRFDetails)
)

 

but i am getting this runtime error on the above formual (the form onsuccess formula):-

 

johnjohn123_0-1680793433099.png

 

johnjohn123_1-1680793589460.png

 

 

now if i instead of writing this inside the Form onsuccess:-

 

inpPromoID_frm.Text

 

I copy the whole formula (the formula inside the text box Default property):-

 

"FY" & Right(
LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
'Fiscal Year'
),
2
) & "WK" & LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
Week
) & "_" & Substitute(
inpPromoName_frm.Text,
" ",
""
)

 

i will not get any error? any advice?

Thanks

 

 

7 REPLIES 7
BCBuizer
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hi @johnjohn123 ,

 

It seems that whatever you are pushing to the flow as the "text" parameter, Power Automate doesn't like. 

 

Can you please share the below view where it shows which parameters are expected and in which order:

 

BCBuizer_0-1680794857605.png

 

In the above example there's only a single parameter called "HTML" which requires a text type:

 

BCBuizer_1-1680795006144.png

 

This information is needed to determine which part of the formula is causing the issue.



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@BCBuizer thanks for the reply and sorry for the late response, here is a screenshot of the workflow parameters:-

 

johnjohn123_0-1680798553843.png

 

BCBuizer
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hi @johnjohn123 ,

 

Can you also post the other requested screenshot?



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@BCBuizer yes sure here it is

johnjohn123_0-1680815340700.png

 

 

BCBuizer
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hi @johnjohn123 ,

 

Thanks. I assume inpPromoID_frm.is a text input, correct? Is that blank when you are submitting the form?



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Yes it is blank if i read it as :-inpPromoID_frm.Text

although i have defined a Default value for this  inpPromoID text field, so why the text is not getting the default value correctly? any idea?

@BCBuizer

 

Again as i mentioned before, if i copy this forumla directly inside the Form OnSuccess insitead of getting the field text using inpPromoID_frm.Text, i will not get any error...

"FY" & Right(
LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
'Fiscal Year'
),
2
) & "WK" & LookUp(
'Fiscal Reporting Calendar',
And(
'Beginning of Week' <= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate,
'End of Week' >= inpPromoStartDate.SelectedDate
),
Week
) & "_" & Substitute(
inpPromoName_frm.Text,
" ",
""
)

 

BCBuizer
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

HI @johnjohn123 ,

 

Since this is a runtime error, the issue is probably in the order in which the functions are evaluated: The OnSuccess property of the form is trying to pull a value from inpPromoID_frm before its' Default property has been evaluated properly. That is why copying the literal formula to the OnSuccess property makes the issue go away: It is now understood that the formula for this parameter needs to be evaluated before triggering the flow.

 

I have ran into these types of issues a few times where everything would work when all formulas are evaluated instantaneously, but since in reality they take some time to be evaluated, runtime errors were thrown. Usually I found myself resolving the issue in the same way as you described: substituting the reference to a declarative property with the literal formula as was set for that property. 



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