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BrianCCampbell
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Custom Connector and data type issue dropping trailing zero

I created a custom connector to be used in a PowerApp that connects to an API that takes the following parameter (as a query in the URL):

sv=1.0

The data type is an integer and when I put the default value in for the parameter and test it, the value is input is getting changed to 1

If I run the test for the connector as 1 I receive an authorization failure. If I change the value from 1 to 1.0 on the test screen for that parameter it executes the test successfully. 

Thinking it is no big deal I saved the connector and added it to a PowerApp to test. PowerApps has the same behavior as I specify 1.0 as the value for the integer and it strips it back to 1 and I receive an authorization failure. I even tried formatting the number as Text(1,"0.0") which shows 1.0 but comes across as a string rather than text. If I further try this Value(Text(1,"0.0")) it comes out a just 1.


I would really like to fix this upstream (in the custom connector) to not have to deal with it in the PowerApp but am at a loss. Is this a browser behavior "helping" me by stripping the decimal off the 1.0 when I go from one screen to another? Anyone have any ideas?

 

Thanks,

 

Brian

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BrianCCampbell
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I found a solution. There is a policy section on the left-hand side of the screen (Actions,Triggers,References,Policies) and there I was able to create a policy that overrode the value query parameter. Not really sure why it worked there but not in the default of the parameter - but I will take it! 

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BrianCCampbell
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Resolver I

I found a solution. There is a policy section on the left-hand side of the screen (Actions,Triggers,References,Policies) and there I was able to create a policy that overrode the value query parameter. Not really sure why it worked there but not in the default of the parameter - but I will take it! 

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sbmtekade
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Hello @BrianCCampbell,

can you please provide the reference how we can create the policy to overrode the value query parameter.

 

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