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I've got a list A. When an item is created, a folder is created in library A.

When a file is created in one of the folders in Library A, the item (which triggered the folder) from List A must be updated.

Is that possible?

thanks in advance!

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Yes, it is possible. What you need to do is create relation between library and list.

Create a column in Library A 'ItemIDOfListA'.

Create flow on List A - When item is created in List A, create folder in LibraryA and update column 'ItemIDOfListA' with item id.

Create flow on Library A -

  • when a file is uploaded to library, get folder in which document is uploaded, get value of ItemIDOfListA column.

  • Query List A using item Id and updated your list item as per your requirements.

Edit - Just tried MS Flow to update Library Column with Item Id of list item which triggered workflow. It is working fine.

Output

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Design of MS Flow

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  • Thank you Siddharth. I can't get it to work. – Marge Jun 18 at 10:42
  • I used File Properties to update the column in LibraryA. The column doesn't get updated. I appreciate your time. – Marge Jun 18 at 10:53
  • any error in file properties action ? – Siddharth Vaghasia Jun 18 at 11:10
  • I tried, it is working...please see updated answer. – Siddharth Vaghasia Jun 18 at 11:25
  • Thanks for the graphics, that is helpfull. Myfolder is an excisting folder. To create the folder I have the Flow create a text file: /projectdocumenten/newfolder/empty.text. I know found out that the folder name is not: /projectdocumenten/newfolder but /projectdocumenten/newfolder/empty.text – Marge Jun 18 at 14:02

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