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Cannot update Azure DevOps work item for "Other Fields"

I have created a very simple flow that triggers when a Azure DevOps work item is modified. The Action is intended to update the same work item , to add in a Custom field Custom_A a computing a value from three different other fields: Custom_B x Custom_C x Custom_D. 

 

To update "Other Fields" there is a Key and a value to define:

Key = dynamic value : set to field Custom_A

Value= Expression: mul(triggerBody()?['Fields']?['CustomB'], mul(triggerBody()?['Fields']?['Custom_C'],triggerBody()?['Fields']?['Custom_D']))

 

It does not work. I get back messages :

- Field Custom_A is not a field in process...

or  "10" (with 10 = value of  field Custom_A) is not a valid field

 

Am I using the "Other Fields"  wrongly or is it not working properly? 

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So frustrating. None of what's written matches what I am experiencing.

If I select a work item type, only 1-2 custom fields are being shown. 

Regardless, the "Other fields" field is a single textbox. Not one that maps key to value.

It doesn't make any sense and I can't get it to work. This should be such a simple action.😫

@lelandholmquest I had to call out that the field was custom in the JSON:

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Hope that helps!

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