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ilu989 Advocate II
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SharePoint setting require check-out before edit, run the Flow with Excel(add a row/update a row) action can't recognize the table

Hi Everyone,


I'm stuck in the step about the Excel file in SharePoint requires check-out before it edit, and Flow action can't recognize this Excel's table, I use the Flow action with "add a row in a table" and "update a row", but both of them display error after using the check-out function, below snapshot for reference:


↓↓SharePoint Library Versioning Setting requires check-out before edit: ↓↓



↓↓Flow can't capture the table from Excel on Add a row/updated action with setting require check-out before the edit, even input the table ID with compose(output) ↓↓




↓↓Flow can recognize Excel table info for the user to input expression(No/CD/CAT/Sub CAT.....), this is no setting with requires check-out before edit: ↓↓



I have run the SharePoint "check-out file" action before running the Excel "add a row/update" action, this action can let the file check-out in SharePoint, but still can't let the excel connector read the table info in the same flow process, please refer to below snapshot:

check out-sharepint_Capture.JPG


Please advise, thank you.



Super User
Super User

Re: SharePoint setting require check-out before edit, run the Flow with Excel(add a row/update a row) action can't recognize the table

HI @ilu989 


You're trying to dynamically set the path to an Excel path in Flow. That is not possible at the moment. 


I created a template that you can use to overcome this limitation. You can find it here:


Under Actions > Excel


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