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Solved: Excel 256 Row Limit in MS Power Automate

Problem

When processing Excel files containing over within Microsoft Power Automate (or Azure Logic Apps), you might notice that only the first 256 rows will be returned …

What The? What's Going On Here?

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Solution

Well it turns out that by default Microsoft Power Automate limits you to fetching the first 256 rows … however you can increase this limit in the following way

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS on the Excel step
  2. Enable Pagination
  3. Set the Threshold above 256 e.g. 5000.
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  1. Is there a maximum number of rows that can be pulled through this method?

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