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TEC_DST
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Switch function is removing conditions

Hello everbody,

 

I have a question about a problem that occurred recently. I have a switch function which should check the location of the respective SharePoint item.

 

The problem here is that the condition (in the red box of the screenshot) disappears / is removed the next time I edit the flow. Beside that it works perfectly in this configuration, there is only this annoying problem when editing.

 

Switch Problem.png

 

Maybe you know how to fix this? Or is this a known bug? Unfortunately I didn't find anything useful on the internet.

 

Many thanks in advance

 

Best regards

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@ScottShearer 

 

I've found a workaround in this forum.

 

The problem is caused by the language setting. Since I am a German user, the option connectors are automatically named so that a special character is included (it is named "Groß-/Kleinbuchstaben"). It seems that special characters and umlauts (ä, ö, ü, ß) cause the problem.

 

To fix this, the connector simply needs to be renamed and should not contain any spaces.

 

Here is the forum entry where I found the workaround:

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/I-Found-A-Bug/saving-problems-in-Switch-Case-Option/m-p/480174

 

Apparently a ticket already exists, because this is obviously a bug.

 

Many greetings,

TEC_DST

 

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ScottShearer
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@TEC_DST 

I have tested and am unable to reproduce your issue.  Do you see this behavior in other Flows as well or just in this Flow?

 

 

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@ScottShearer 

I forgot to mention that the problem does not occur immediately, but after a few hours, after the flow has also been performed. The issue occurs in all flows that include a switch function.

 

I will now test this with a different browser, maybe it is caused by the Chrome browser.

@ScottShearer 

 

I've found a workaround in this forum.

 

The problem is caused by the language setting. Since I am a German user, the option connectors are automatically named so that a special character is included (it is named "Groß-/Kleinbuchstaben"). It seems that special characters and umlauts (ä, ö, ü, ß) cause the problem.

 

To fix this, the connector simply needs to be renamed and should not contain any spaces.

 

Here is the forum entry where I found the workaround:

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/I-Found-A-Bug/saving-problems-in-Switch-Case-Option/m-p/480174

 

Apparently a ticket already exists, because this is obviously a bug.

 

Many greetings,

TEC_DST

 

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