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Forms responses to SharePoint list - Invalid text value failure

Hi all,

 

I have a user reporting an issue. The Flow is as follows:

 

Form response submitted > Email acknowledgement sent to responder > SharePoint list populated with answers to Forms questions.

 

The Flow fails intermittently, and then sometimes runs successfully without issue. Each time it fails, the reason for failure is "text field contains invalid value" against the 'create item' SharePoint action.

 

We have exported the Forms responses to Excel to cross-reference, and there appears to be no pattern whatsoever in these failures, and no differences in the failed responses against the successful responses. 

 

Has anybody experienced a similar issue?

 

Many thanks.

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Re: Forms responses to SharePoint list - Invalid text value failure

Hi Mabel,

 

This is exactly what it was. I got this resolved yesterday afternoon after being allowed access to the writeback list by the end user. They had a 'long answer' question from Forms writing back to a single line of text column in SharePoint. Every single failure, the responder had input an answer that was over 255 characters long.

 

Consequently I advised the end user to amend the column in their list, and re-run the failed Flows. Everything now works.

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Re: Forms responses to SharePoint list - Invalid text value failure

Hi @CTofts,

 

When the error message occurs, I assume that there may be a field that contains more than 255 characters while you are trying to update in a Single line of text column.

 

Please try to change the type of column to Multi lines of text to see if it will work.

 

I can reproduce this issue by trying to update in Single line of text column with more than 255 characters. While it works fine with the type of column Multi line of text.

 

Hope it could be your reference.

 

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

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CTofts
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Re: Forms responses to SharePoint list - Invalid text value failure

Hi Mabel,

 

This is exactly what it was. I got this resolved yesterday afternoon after being allowed access to the writeback list by the end user. They had a 'long answer' question from Forms writing back to a single line of text column in SharePoint. Every single failure, the responder had input an answer that was over 255 characters long.

 

Consequently I advised the end user to amend the column in their list, and re-run the failed Flows. Everything now works.

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