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Concatenate formula not propagating throughout table as Flow inserts a new row

 

I hope this is the correct place/way to post my question. I found another question dealing with dates and formulas, however, I'm not sure how to translate the solution to my situation.

 

My Excel file has a CONCATENATE formula with lots of IF statements. I've formated all of the cells that the formula uses as TEXT. I used a Flow template to populate the Excel table when a Form is submitted ("Insert a row in an Excel spreadsheet when Microsoft Forms is submitted"). Populating the table works beautifully, however, the formula doesn't perform or propagate as expected.

 

When I open the Excel file, the column with the formulas is blank.  I highlighted the first row's cell with the formula and saw the formula was still there; I thought it was deleted.  I placed my cursor at the end of the formula and pressed [Enter] which caused it to show the result. It also updated the other rows in the table EXCEPT the newly added row.  Is there a way to make the formula automatically populate throughout the table when Flow adds rows (as formulas do when a new row is added manually in Excel)?

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Pstork1
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I think the Flow action inherently adds a blank row to the table when adding new rows.  I also don't know of any way to add a function to a cell when adding a Row.  I think the update has to be manual.



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