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dillydally
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Flow failure due to date (Forms > Planner > Email)

I've got a pretty basic Microsoft Form to capture when students need to change a class. This then populates a Planner so I can keep track of them, then also sends an email with the request details to the sender and myself... all works fine until...

 

Schema validation has failed. Validation for field 'DueDate', on entity 'Task' has failed: DueDate cannot be earlier than the StartDate

 

I imagine that this has something to do with the type of date being passed through to the Planner? Maybe the submitted date is equal to the exact moment of submission, but the date entered in the Form is equal to the beginning of that respective day?

 

Any ideas on how to fix this?

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Hi @dillydally ,

Does this work? Did your flow run successfully?

 

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

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v-yetonggu-msft
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Hi @dillydally ,

Flow has reminded you that the end time cannot be earlier than the start time. This has nothing to do with the format.

Please check the start time and end time of the task you filled in in the running record and display the screenshot.

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

dillydally
Regular Visitor

Hey @v-yetonggu-msft 

I've set the planner task start time to be the same as the submission date that comes from the flow (no user input). The end time is based on the date they want the change done by.

If that date is the same day as the submission, it appears to cause a conflict and the flow falls over.

dillydally
Regular Visitor

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Hi @dillydally ,

After my observation, I found that the start date of your newly created task is greater than the end date, so the task creation always fails.

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This has nothing to do with the format of the start and end dates. I did a test to prove what I said.

vyetonggumsft_2-1713159365415.png

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

dillydally
Regular Visitor

Hey @v-yetonggu-msft 

 

Yes, I thought that this would be the issue. So, thinking about a solution to this, Would it be best to set the due date time to just be a date? Would that be a case of making the input of the due date (which is only a date field, no time involved) a purely date field?

Hi @dillydally ,

No need, just make sure the start date time of the created task is less than the due date time.

 

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

Yes, the question is how? The start date is the date the form was submitted. I could also use utcNow(), but that will still cause the issue.

Hi @dillydally ,

Please show me your create task Due Date Time.

My suggestion is that you set the MS Form submission time as the Start Date Time of the task, and then select a date greater than today in MS Form as the Due Date Time of the task.

 

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

dillydally
Regular Visitor

What I have done is to look at formatting the date that comes in. Stripping out the time component as that's not important.

 

@{formatDateTime(body('Get_response_details')?['submitDate'], 'yyyy-MM-dd')}

 

Hi @dillydally ,

Does this work? Did your flow run successfully?

 

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

dillydally
Regular Visitor

Yes, I re-ran it again on one of the failed flows and it appeared to jump back to life.

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