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griffabear
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Flow fail: ActionFailed. An action failed. No dependent actions succeeded.

Greetings,

 

I managed to build the flow below (this was a first big step for me) and it was working, for ages, but is now returning a fail. I did do some research and attempted to 'close the loop' based on the advise in the in this forum - but no luck.

 

This is where is am up to ATM:

griffabear_0-1679531515282.png

Error details:

Unable to process template language expressions for action 'Condition' at line '0' and column '0': 'The template language function 'contains' expects its first argument 'collection' to be a dictionary (object), an array or a string. The provided value is of type 'Null'.'.

 

This is what the fail looks like:

griffabear_1-1679532318267.png

 

Any help would be very much appreciated!

 

Dan

 

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Sundeep_Malik
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hey @griffabear 

 

So, one of your element is going into the loop as null thats why you are getting this error.

 

Lets say you are sending this array: [1,2,3,4,5,6,null,8,9,10]

to the apply to each action, the 7th value as it is null its giving you an error.

 

So, to end your flow as successful, dont add that last compose statement inside the apply to each, add it outside the apply to each.

 

And keep configure run after as this:

Sundeep_Malik_1-1679544100970.png

 

Output:

Sundeep_Malik_2-1679544140407.png

 

 

But still you will have to go deep and check why is that particular iteration coming as null. Can you click on that next failed and show where it is failing.

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Sundeep_Malik
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hey @griffabear 

 

So, one of your element is going into the loop as null thats why you are getting this error.

 

Lets say you are sending this array: [1,2,3,4,5,6,null,8,9,10]

to the apply to each action, the 7th value as it is null its giving you an error.

 

So, to end your flow as successful, dont add that last compose statement inside the apply to each, add it outside the apply to each.

 

And keep configure run after as this:

Sundeep_Malik_1-1679544100970.png

 

Output:

Sundeep_Malik_2-1679544140407.png

 

 

But still you will have to go deep and check why is that particular iteration coming as null. Can you click on that next failed and show where it is failing.

v-liwei-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @griffabear 

 

The reason for the error is that the field of an item in the List is empty.
You can add a Row to Condition.

vliweimsft_0-1679551977311.png

 

Best Regards,

Levi

 

I have moved the 'Run after" condition to the end and i am having success. I am not sure that it is 100% perfect but for a simply flow. I am happy if it just works!

 

Thanks!

griffabear
Frequent Visitor

I thought the team had helped me solve this but another set of fails this week (not sure how to 'unsolve').

"Unable to process template language expressions for action 'Condition' at line '0' and column '0': 'The template language function 'contains' expects its first argument 'collection' to be a dictionary (object), an array or a string. The provided value is of type 'Null'.'."

 

Further help welcomed!!!

 

Dan

 

griffabear_0-1680504489538.png

 

VictorIvanidze
Community Champion
Community Champion

Modify condition to check for null value using empty(...) function.

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Brilliant - thanks

 

Hi Victor, how to check this point in condition? Appreciate your help.

Hi,  can you please help me with the solution as i am facing the same error message in condition control?

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