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samdegroot
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Sharepoint: Update file properties - Could not find list item

Hi there!

 

I am trying to create a flow that updates a files properties (name) when a task is completed. However, I have stumbled across a little problem which i can't seem to fix so I will take a gamble and ask you folks.

 

To give a short summary about this flow:

I have a planner board which has different task on it. These task all have a corresponding folder (named after their Id). When a task is finished, this flow gets hit. The flow then searches for a folder that corresponds in name with the id of the task that is finished. After that, it will search this folder for an .xlsx file. It reads the data out of the tables that are in the .xlsx file and composes that into a couple of strings. These strings then later form the name of the document.

 

I am able to get all the data out of that excel sheet and use it to compose strings, but I am not able to update the file properties. The error Flow is throwing me is:

{
  "status"404,
  "message""Could not find list item.\r\nclientRequestId: 1406b4be-d09e-41a2-80c8-7b1e03af1257\r\nserviceRequestId: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"
}
 
This is a screenshot of the connector:

 

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The inner code for the item value is:
item()?['Id']
 
My item looks like this:
 
{
   "Id":"%252fGedeelde%2bdocumenten%252fMeldingen%252fBijlages%252fgZHqywfJZ0WTPew65vfpn5cADPcD%252fLog_CustomerName.xlsx",
   "Name":"Log_CustomerName.xlsx",
   "DisplayName":"Log_CustomerName.xlsx",
   "Path":"XXXX",
   "LastModified":"2020-06-02T16:59:49Z",
   "Size":54904,
   "MediaType":"application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet",
   "IsFolder":false,
   "ETag":"XXXXXXXXX",
   "FileLocator":"XXXXXXXXX",
   "LastModifiedBy":null
}
 
 I hope i have been clear enough in explaining my issue. Thank you dearly for your help!
 
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With using the function ['Get a Task'] and then composing the ID as a string, i was able to solve this problem. I do not know why but i think you are unable to use the ID property from the ['get a task'] function in a dynamic flow. I think you have to convert it to a string first for some reason.

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I'm having the same issue... did you find a solution? 

I'm getting the same error on this action, using the Identifier from a Get File Properties as the ID of Update File Properties. 

I think my issue may have had something to do with a datetime format. I changed the custom field I was trying to update to a single line of text, and it worked flawlessly. 

With using the function ['Get a Task'] and then composing the ID as a string, i was able to solve this problem. I do not know why but i think you are unable to use the ID property from the ['get a task'] function in a dynamic flow. I think you have to convert it to a string first for some reason.

Interesting! Thanks for the update. 
 
I'm using Logic Apps, but I'm assuming the functionality is pretty much the same with the SharePoint actions. 
I was trying to update a custom property after the file itself had been updated ( overwritten ) inside a switch case. 

I moved the update file properties action outside of my switch, and that seemed to do the trick. Also, I changed the custom property to a string instead of date time since I was running into formatting issues. 
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