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flow. run failed: The Method 'Run' has an invalid value for parameter

Hi I am creating as app to upload a file to a document library, when I went to test it the flow is failing with this message:

 

UploadPostInputflow. run failed: The Method 'Run' has an invalid value for parameter 'Updatefileproperties_Companyid'

 

 The company ID field is a dropdown box and is a lookup field to another record could this be what is causing the problem?

 

Code used is: 

UploadPostInputFlow.Run(
TextInput1.Text & ".jpg",
First(newphoto).Url,
'date input'.SelectedDate,
'collected status'.Selected.Value,

'choose company'.Selected.Value
)

 

Attached is a screen shot of the form

 

Thanks

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Hi @Obsidian ,

 

This is a known issue, please try to convert the date to text with the format of  "yyyy-mm-dd" , I am not sure if this is based on the local date format, please try more.

 

UploadPostInputFlow.Run(
TextInput1.Text & ".jpg",
First(newphoto).Url,
Text('date input'.SelectedDate,"yyyy-mm-dd"),
'collected status'.Selected.Value,
'choose company'.Selected.Id
)

 Sik

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v-siky-msft
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Hi @Obsidian ,

 

You need to pass the Id of LookUp field to flow. Please modify as follows.

UploadPostInputFlow.Run(
TextInput1.Text & ".jpg",
First(newphoto).Url,
'date input'.SelectedDate,
'collected status'.Selected.Value,
'choose company'.Selected.Id
)

Hope this helps.

Sik

Hi @v-siky-msft 

 

Thanks for the response I have made that change but now when I press submit and try to upload I get this error:

 

UploadPostInputFlow.Run failed:{

"error":{

"code":"TriggerInputSchemaMismatch",

"message": "The input body for trigger 'manual' of type 'Request' did not match its schema definition. Error details: 'String '19/08/2020' does not validate against format 'date'.'."

}

}

 

Going to my flow there is an error with the trigger (screen shot attached) this is the schema in the flow:

{
  "type""object",
  "properties": {
    "Createfile_FileName": {
      "type""string",
      "description""Name of the file.",
      "x-ms-powerflows-param-ispartial"false
    },
    "Createfile_FileContent": {
      "type""string",
      "format""binary",
      "description""Content of the file.",
      "x-ms-powerflows-param-ispartial"false
    },
    "Updatefileproperties_Date": {
      "type""string",
      "format""date",
      "x-ms-powerflows-param-ispartial"false
    },
    "Updatefileproperties_CollectedValue": {
      "type""string",
      "x-ms-powerflows-param-ispartial"false
    },
    "Updatefileproperties_CompanyId": {
      "type""integer",
      "format""int64",
      "x-ms-powerflows-param-ispartial"false
    }
  },
  "required": [
    "Createfile_FileName",
    "Createfile_FileContent",
    "Updatefileproperties_Date",
    "Updatefileproperties_CollectedValue",
    "Updatefileproperties_CompanyId"
  ]
}
 
Any ideas!?
 
Thanks, Vicky

Hi @Obsidian ,

 

This is a known issue, please try to convert the date to text with the format of  "yyyy-mm-dd" , I am not sure if this is based on the local date format, please try more.

 

UploadPostInputFlow.Run(
TextInput1.Text & ".jpg",
First(newphoto).Url,
Text('date input'.SelectedDate,"yyyy-mm-dd"),
'collected status'.Selected.Value,
'choose company'.Selected.Id
)

 Sik

Hi @v-siky-msft 

 

Thank you so much for your help - that has worked now!

 

I've spent days trying to figure out where I went wrong - so simple when you know!

 

Thanks again, Vicky

Apologies for piggybacking on the post, but I'm facing a very similar situation and had concluded that I wouldn't be able to use parameters and would have to write all the statements out...

Your solution above, @v-siky-msft, seems to indicate otherwise.

However, I have no dates or other "complex" data in my parameters -- they are all text strings.

First few lines from the OnStart (there are 13 total):

Set(
API_Output,
Get***APIdata.Run(
lblFSJobs.Text,
lblFSInfo.Text,
lblJobHeader.Text,
lblJobOperations.Text,

etc

In Studio and when played on PC, works like a charm. However, as soon as you run it on phone (have tried Android, iPhone, and iPad), you get the red bar with the error message mentioned in the subject of the original post. The error references the lblFSJobs.Text input. If I replace that with the actual text string that's in the label control Text property ("ExecuteQueryWithReturn*!*SELECT * FROM Gab_5874_FS_Job*!*FLDSER_FSD") it again throws the error, but now references lblFSInfo.Text input. All of them are text strings and variations on the same thing. So far I have replaced one by one the first 4, and each time it liked it, but failed on the next one, and so on.

As I said, initially thought it was the parameters themselves, but the solution makes it seem like there's something wrong with the actual body of what's being passed (perhaps the asterisks, exclampoint, etc?) -- just seems odd that it would happen only on mobile devices.

Have only been able to find a handful of posts on the web, two of which were here.

Any light that anyone can shed would be very welcome.

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