I'm working on a flow that needs to create a column in a SharePoint library. I'm using the SP REST API for this. When I send start the I send the API request I get the following error:"

The property '__metadata' does not exist on type 'SP.Field'. Make sure to only use property names that are defined by the type.

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How can I fix this?

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Try using configuration settings like below:

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Where FlowLibrary display name of document library


accept: application/json;odata=verbose
content-type: application/json;odata=verbose


  '__metadata': {'type':'SP.FieldText'},
  'FieldTypeKind': 2,
  'Title': 'field title',
  'StaticName': 'field name'


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  • 1
    This worked. Thank you very much
    – musie
    Sep 27, 2021 at 14:08

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