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Microsoft Flow is a public cloud service to help individuals and teams to set up automated workflows.

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Increment column then reset to 1 every day

So I'm doing a ticket number system, and I need an increment column from 1 to num of items in that day, so it should reset to 1 every day. Is there any way to do this with using only sharepoint ...
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Run Flow in the order of creation of list items

I have a list that contains site provisioning tasks. One task per record like: create site apply template grant access The records are added in this order by a PowerApps app. I added a flow to the ...
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How to retrieve a column field to use in actionParams when using a format action in JSON - MS FLOW

I'm working on have to trigger ms flow from a link in sharepoint via the modern UI list. I can trigger the link and it fires the flow but instead of hardcoding the flow GUID i want to store them in a ...
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Is there any trigger to know if an attachment from an item in a list is downloaded?

So I'm planning to make a sharepoint list system (with microsoft flow). There's this case, if someone downloaded an attachment from an item, there's this status column that'll change text to "File ...
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Sharepoint Online, Follow-up WorkFlow is it possible?

I need to create a workflow on SharePoint online, that automatically sends an e-mail to the user when a new item is added on a list The problem is that I need the Sharepoint to take the "e-mail ...
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Sharepoint Online Site Columns not available in Flow Dynamic Content

I have created a site lookup column (with 2 additional columns) on my parent site. I'm using this site lookup column on a list in a child site to populate location. I have created a Flow to send an ...
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Why can't PowerApps see my Custom SharePoint Lists?

I've been working on a PowerApp which uses SharePoint Lists to store its data. When I manually create the lists within SharePoint, I can see these when adding the Data Source in PowerApps - however, ...
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Send a Happy Birthday email to employees on their birthday [closed]

I am very new to sharepoint and am trying out the workflows. I faced some difficulties in building a workflow where it can send happy birthday email to employees on their birthday. Hope to get some ...
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Automate storing of Outlook emails (not just attachments) to SharePoint Online document library

I have a SharePoint Online environment and am trying to automate the process of storing Outlook emails with a particular subject or emails in an Outlook folder to SharePoint Doc Lib. I am trying to ...
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Change a document metadata when it's not checked-out using Flow

I need to start a flow when a document in a SharePoint online document library has been checked in. The responsible is added to the metadata of the library. The flow checks if the responsible is ...
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Trigger Flow when document in SharePoint has been checked-in

I need to start an approval when a document in a SharePoint online document library has been checked in. The approval must start when the editor is not equal to the responsible of the document. The ...
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Unable to locate LInk to Item card in Flow Send an email body

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on prem. Using an on prem gateway, I have flows setup that sends alerts out to different people. The issue I am noticing is, the 'link to item' card is missing from the ...
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Send HTTP Request error in Flow (Invalid JSON)

I am creating a flow right now that will create pages every week. The thing is, im using the "Send an HTTP request to sharepoint" to create the pages. Below you can see that part: The problem is, ...
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Comparing Nintex forms and flow to MS Flow/Power Apps Plan 2 [closed]

My organization recently implemented O365 with an E5 license. As I have been learning about and have been working with MS Flow, Forms and PowerApps I have encountered some of the limitations that they ...
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Email Attachment in SharePoint Online

In SharePoint online, is there a way to send attachment with email on item created in List/Library. By using MS Flow ? JSOM Code? SharePoint Designer Workflow? No third party tool.
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Append Custom list comments from email

I'm trying to setup a form of email piping in SharePoint online for my helpdesk ticket system (custom list). i.e. if a user replies to an email from my workflow to advise a ticket has been raised,...
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Submit Form Response to SharePoint List isn't updating SharePoint List

I'm built a simple Microsoft flow that is taking responses from a form and places the responses into a SharePoint library. Trigger: When new response submitted (forms trigger) - this is set to the ...
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How to store user profile photo in list using Microsoft Flow? elaboration on solution

original question that wont let me comment on or expand on... How to store user profile photo in list using Microsoft Flow? How did you get the code <img src="data:content-type-value;content-...
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How can I create a flow to change a content type after an item is created or modified, without giving people the ability to change the content types?

So I have a flow in place where an item's content type changes from "Item" to "Edit item". The plan here is when someone submits a new item in the list, the next time someone goes to edit that item ...
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WebTemplate for 'saved sites a template'

I am using MS Flow to POST a HTTP request to SharePoint to create a Sub site when an item has be entered into a list. I want to create this sub site using a site template I have saved. I am trying ...
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Displaying most recent items on subsite lists on parent site

I am currently creating a PMO site / Project Overview Site. I have my main site functioning as a portfolio which gives a view of data from all subsites under it (these sub sites will be the various ...
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How to store user profile photo in list using Microsoft Flow?

I have requirement that I need to get current weeks birthday. The approach we are using is we have create a flow and it is recurring every day. It will go through each user in delve and check if any ...
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Send Email with Options step failing in Flow

I created a workflow in Microsoft Flow that is triggered when a new item is added to a SharePoint list. This flow includes a "Send Email with Options" step that keeps failing with the following error: ...
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Automate saving a PDF version of a vsdx file in a SharePoint Doc Library

I have an issue that only one-third of my team have Visio installed, as we are the ones doing the process mapping. The other 2/3 however still use and analyse our maps. It is a real pain to have to ...
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How to use Microsoft Flow on SharePoint list to create event in SharePoint calendar

I am new to SharePoint and Flow, this is my first project using the two, so I really have no idea what to do. I created a SharePoint site of 198 calendars, using SharePoint online, and am trying to ...
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Using Flow on SharePoint 2016 on prem

We are using SharePoint 2016 on prem, and need to create some workflows, and are thinking about using Flow instead of the old SharePoint workflows. I have googled a lot, and it looks like Flow can ...
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Sent an HTTP request to Sharepoint in microsoft flow error: “Server relative urls must start with SPWeb.ServerRelativeUrl”

I am using HTTP request to Sharepoint in microsoft flow to get the image file from SharePoint. I am getting below error: { strong text "message": "Server relative urls must start with SPWeb....
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SharePoint Online + MS Flow (Request manager approval for leave requests)

I'm currently interested in utilizing this MS Flow: https://us.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/galleries/public/templates/906bdcc238bb49f19879ab62a88f3aa7/request-manager-approval-for-leave-requests/ I'd ...
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how to check if the user belong to the specific group in powerapps (on load of the form)?

we have a requirement to show "Approve" button on the load of the power apps form only if the user belong to the specific group how can we achieve this requirement through power apps and MS flow?
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MS Flow Send An E-Mail - From Name

I'm sending emails using noreply@mydomain.com with send-as permission and from name displays with default settings. Can I change this from name? I want to use noreply@mydomain.com with multiple ...
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Using Flow with SharePoint 2013 on prem

I have a client that uses SharePoint 2013 on premises. They have some workflow work coming up to automate. I wanted to see if there is a way to use Microsoft flow with SharePoint 2013, is this ...
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Email user when their name has been added to a list item

I have a sales leads list that users add a sales leads into. Salespersons will come in and view these sales and can edit them and add a name of another salesperson to the item in a 'refer to' column. ...
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Using Flow and Powerapps to create library item usage approval

I am using SharePoint Online. I have a library (Image Library) and a custom list (Request use of image). I would like users to be able to view an item in the image library, and then click a button ...
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How can I hide the upload and new buttons from the taskbar in modern view?

I wonder if you can give me a hand. I need to hide the following controls that are marked in purple: I'm working on a hybrid page: Using classic view on the top and inserting the modern view of a ...
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Request Form to generate ticket in Jira

Two companies. Both on different domains. Requirements: Company A has Sharepoint Online Company B has Jira Online Company A needs to request resources off of Company B High Level Plan: Company A ...
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How to create form which references separate approval list

I'm in the process of creating a form which users can use to request access to certain resources. Each resource has an assigned approval manager and I'm hoping it'd be possible reference this list and ...
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Sharepoint Ideas help [closed]

It's been a while since I used SharePoint and have now got a chance to improve our SharePoint site it is awful! It is just random documents all over the place and can't find anything. My first idea ...
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Microsoft Flow to find all documents related to modified lookup item

I have found some scatty explanations of how this may be possible but nothing that quite makes sense. I have a list and then I have a document library which uses the list in a lookup column. I want ...
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Can I use flow to update multiple items?

Is it possible to use flow to update multiple items? I would like it to loop through items and update all the Fields. Thanks in advance
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Update list one in response to entries in list two

I have 2 lists. They both have Serial number as a column. list 1 is for jobs that need doing quarterly list 2 is for the engineers to add the jobs as they do them. This list also includes jobs that ...
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SP Online : Flow - for selected file - copy that file - link for a new file

I have flow that triggers for selected file. I am able to copy that file but I want to send link to this file. I have problem with "get item" because i dont have ID of the new file. Is there a way ...
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SharePoint List - Get Manager Information

I have a SharePoint List with 2 columns (people or group) this list is to track users who make error in their job and we want to inform the user and his/her manager. Column 1 – user who made an ...
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SP Online : flow for external user

Is there a way how to share flows to exeternal users? Or way how to give licences to external users? I need them to log in with microsoft account not with a organization account. Thanks for ideas.
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Advice sought to build Workflow to automate Scheduled Document Reviews in SharePoint

I'm new to using and setting up workflows in SharePoint so hoping for some direction - hopefully, I make some sense! My company has a library of documents, such as Procedures, Forms etc on ...
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MS-Flow / PowerApps - Unresolveable HostName : The provided hostname 'domain.com' cannot be resolved

In Flow - I am trying to call a web service using 'http'. It gives me an error message : UnResolveableHostName : The Provided host name 'hostname.com' could not be resolved. PostMan/...
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How do I add an AND condition to the below flow condition formula?

For one of the flows, I am using below condition to trigger the flow and it works completely fine: @greaterOrEquals(items('Apply_to_each')?['Date'], utcNow('MM-dd-yyyy')) Basically I am checking if ...
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Microsoft Flow column lookup still failing

I have an InfoPath form on which workflows via MS Flow were working nicely until I added more lookup columns (namely, People Picker fields). I did the prescribed workaround in Flow - choosing a view ...
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SharePoint Online & MS Flow

I am currently using SharePoint Online through Office 365 and recently obtained MS Flow in my suite of apps. We have an existing SharePoint team site with an Out Of Office Calendar that already has a ...
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Microsoft Flow - Update merge fields in the flow

I have a word template that is using merge fields to get the file name and version number whenever a new document is created. This document is put through a flow to be converted into a pdf but the ...
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SP Online : Flow in PowerApps

I want to create folder structure with Flow, theres no problem. But in powerapps I want text field where ill write name of a main folder. Is there a way how can flow get the name from powerapps? Or is ...