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Harvest Connector doesn't accept float for hours



I am using the Harvest connector. I managed to create a Flow that gets all the right values and creates a few variables so that I have the number of hours as a float.

Harvest itself does, to my knowledge, accept floats. I can enter them everywhere in the UI and when using Zapier I can send floats to Harvest. They get booked properly.

The problem is that the Harvest connector itself only accepts integer values.


How does one create a 30 minute time entry (event source being a calendar entry from M365)?






"""The 'inputs.parameters' of workflow operation 'Create_time_entry' of type 'OpenApiConnection' is not valid. Error details: Input parameter 'body/hours' is required to be of type 'Integer/int32'. Converting the integer value '0.5' to type 'Integer/int32' will result in a loss of precision. Use the 'float()' expression if this is intended."""



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Hi @serverhorror,


I'm not sure whether float data was previously supported as hours, but at present, the hour field only supports integers. You can refer to this document: 


Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Lin Tu
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Hello @v-litu-msft


Thanks for looking into this so quickly.

I chose this example because the bug is that it doesn't support float but only integer as you point out with the documentation link.

Let me refer you to the upstream (Harvest) documentation, maybe I'm misunderstanding but I can create a time entry of "0.5 hours" in Harvest just fine. I can't create this when using the Harvest Connector in Power Automate.

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Same problem, cant send any time over other than full hours... please help!

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Hello, @v-litu-msft 


Any news here?


This is clearly a bug in the connector itself. I am aware that it doesn't supporta floats -- that is the bug.





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Hello, @v-litu-msft 


Do you have any news?


I get the feeling that my money would be better spend with another provider that starts with G and ends with oogle...





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