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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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Why I can't get Lookup Column ID from Source List by Flow?

I have a question about Flow for Sharepoint List. I have 2 Lists, and one of them has a lookup column to another. List 1: Currency List (Target List) List 2: Price Table (Source List). I want to get ...
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Flow to create a UID and email this uid to a staff member

I have been trying to create a flow that will create a UID and then email this to a staff member in a fully automatted process. I am using the rand function to create the UID. This part is working ...
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powerapps how to create multi tab form with tabs visible/hidden based on user group [closed]

I am very new to powerapps/Flow we need to customize the new,edit, view form of a list into tabular format in powerapps like below Tab1 - Employee Name, Employee Address, Employee phone number, ...
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Move/Copy A File Using Microsoft Flow With Dynamic Destination

Is it possible yet to move or copy a file from a document library in SharePoint Online to another destination document library using Microsoft Flow where the user can select the destination document ...
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Flow sending mail attachment with bad encoding

When I send an e-mail attachment with flow, the files get corrupted. I guess it is sending in wrong encoding. The original file looks like: The file received in the e-mail looks like: I have tried ...
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Track that who viewed the document in sharepoint online

How can I track the users in sharepoint that who viewed or downloaded the document from document library? I do not have the admin access so could not access the complaience center.
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Is it possible to update MS Flow Approval Status using Rest API?

I need to create an approval process which will need the approver to add comments as well as upload file. For achieving this, I plan to create a custom form with required set of controls. I've been ...
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Using Flow to get Lookup Column Value and use these Value to calculate

I am setting a Flow that can get the value of lookup column for using in Calculated Column. My List below: List A: Target List, contain Currencies and Exchange Rate to VND (Called exRate) of the ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Approval Workflow Limits

I have an approval workflow setup in Office 365 SharePoint and the first branch sets up a 1 week delay while the other side of the branch is the "Start and wait for an approval". At the end of the ...
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Getting Name of MS Teams Channel Message Attachment

I'm trying to get the name of an attachment that was sent to my MS Team Channel's email. It was posted as a message on the conversation board, which is how I've been referencing it. Right now, I have ...
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Update item when file is created in folder which is created with FLOW

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 ...
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Flow 'When an item is deleted' never triggers, item just gets deleted

I have a Flow which has the following trigger: However, when I delete an Item from the associated list, the trigger doesn't work as the list item gets deleted. I can confirm this by placing a 'Get ...
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Workflow reducing balance

I have workflow that follows a vacation request form, once approved it reduces the DaysUsed by 1 because I can do that. However, I want to reduce the DaysUsed by the number of days requested in the ...
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List form send data to excel in Documentlibrary

Is it possible to send data from a Sharepoint list form to an excel file that is stored in Documentlibrary. If it is possible how should I do it? I couldnt find any tutorial on this matter. Thanks,
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Looking for rest parameter for copy/create document with content for post method

We are trying to copy document from SharePoint Online document library to documentum(DCTM) repository using REST API (MS-Flow). Right now we are able to create document to documentum(DCTM) with ...
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Run a Flow on a Folder in a SP Online Document Library

I would like to create a Flow that can be run on Folders in a Document Library (this includes sub-folders). In the Modern Team Site experience currently the Flow button only appears when you are ...
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Automate Document Moving and Metadata Entry with SharePoint Online and Flow

I would like to understand if the following use case is possible within SharePoint Online and MS Flow. I have a Document Library in Associated Site of a Hub Site where I would like a user to be able ...
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Flow only Available for Modern Experience

I used to have one Document Library in classic Experience ánd Flow was not available. (that's why I thought it was not included in our purchase ) I know created a new Document Library on the same ...
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Want to update parent lookup list from child based on lookup selection/deselection

I have two sharepoint lists, Asset Detail (parent) and Asset Assignment (child) list. on Asset Assignment I have a field where I select multiple Asset items, so at the asset assignment side, I can ...
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Flow - 'For a selected file' trigger not populating Dynamic Content

Previously I've created several flows that are all triggered from SharePoint libraries, all beginning the same way. The trigger is "For a selected file" immediately followed by a "Get file properties"...
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Make a column auto update by Parent Folder Value

I am setting up a new Document Library to organize several different types of Documents. I have a Folder View and a Metadata view. I am using a column named "Section" to sort the metadata view. I ...
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Export files from sharepoint online to FTP using flow

I have a requirement where a Microsoft Flow should export the files from SharePoint online Document library to a FTP server
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How to pull this information

In SharePoint I can set my "Created By" column to display as "Office", which then shows as this. My problem is, that I cannot figure out a way to pull what is displayed here to use for a condition in ...
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Move SharePoint Online 'Custom List' item to a folder in the same list using MS Flow

I have a requirement where a SharePoint list item should be moved to a folder created on fly with the same name as the item title. I have found many posts with the library but here I want is for ...
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Need help with a work around

I need to take the 'Office' display of the 'Created By' column and display the first 5 digits of it so that my flows can run a conditional check on it. The reason is that Microsoft flows has all the '...
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Microsoft Flow and Outlook client

I have tried to create a workflow to copy entries from a personal Outlook calendar to a specific list in SharePoint. When I get to the source I can only add my calendar by adding the connection with ...
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Set a Field Equivalent in Microsoft Flow

I have a flow that is used for auto-numbering. My list has three different content types. I have a custom ID field that is populated by a variable. Each content type has a corresponding prefix [ie ...
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Flow Content Approval SharePoint Online Move to next Approver if been 48 hours without response

Is it possible to push the workflow on to the next approver in a sequential content approval flow if a certain amount of time has passed without a response from the current approver with a Content ...
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SharePoint Access Request Approval Auto-Email

Is it possible to set up an automated email flow based on approving access to the site. For example: If someone requests access, when I click approve, it will generate a flow to send a custom email ...
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powerapps show/hide fields based on Logged in user group

we have a very big form which contains many fields, our requirement is such that there are specific set of fields for each set of user groups which need to shown only when certain users belonging to ...
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Content type Id not showing other options

I'm working on this flow that is supposed to change the content type of my folders. I am using an action Update File Properties and down there is row where u select the content type id. In my ...
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Sharepoint Designer Discontinuation - software to modify existing workflows

I am looking for alternatives to Sharepoint Designer, I also discovered that it is due to be discontinued. I use SPD primarily for Workflows (using SP2010 workflows and a handful of SP2013 workflows)....
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Separate editor/approver for each document AND subsequent approvals

I'm hoping you'll be able to give me some good ideas for this scenario in SharePoint Online. I need to create a document library (or something else if you have any ideas) with the following features: ...
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How set person field in Flow: Send HTTP Request to SharePoint

I've been playing with Flow: Send HTTP Request to SharePoint to create items in a list. Everything works great until I include the Person field: Assigned To. error 400: A 'PrimitiveValue' node with ...
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Does Flow support SP site column lookups?

I was thinking of using Flow in SharePoint to update a list item, seemed simple enough. Then I noticed none of my lookups were showing. Hmmm, my lookups are driven by site columns, could that be the ...
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Add current time from Flow to SharePoint formatting (SharePoint calendar date formatting)

I have site templates that have the custom property "publishing date" which uses the "calendar" data input, as seen in the below picture: I have made a Flow with the intention it should set the ...
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MS Flow - Word file in attachment

I need some help with my flow. I want to add MS Word file in attachment of letter. How can I do that? By default I can add only .txt file in attachment of email. Thanks for attention.
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Comparing changes in multi-value fields in a better way in SharePoint Online

We have created a user database and as part of this we have a few multi-value fields in the SharePoint List. When a new value is added to the multi-value field we use the versioning to see which of ...
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Created a Flow for a SharePoint list but I don't want it to be a “personal” Flow

The flow I created works well, but it runs under my security context and every now and again, I have to edit the flow and refresh security. I want it to "just work" against the list without being ...
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Get Excel of SharePoint

I have a SharePoint DocLib. It contains an Excel spreadsheet I want to send every day at a specific time. Sending a mail every day... is not the problem. To get this done I'm using Flow to build an ...
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SharePoint form mapped to columns

We currently have a SharePoint environment which works as follows: We have a document library which contains project propositions. Project propositions being a content type I made based on the ...
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Manage access to file within a flow

What I am trying to do is remove access to all groups and users but make the user that triggered the flow the owner and be the only one with access to that document. Is this possible without using ...
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Create multi-stage sharepoint list with dedicated forms for each stage

I'm attempting to create a system for people to submit ideas to the business on an intranet site which would go through a multiple stage process (Submission, Implementation, Review) and I'd like to ...
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Sharepoint Online List with Form

I have a form that when submitted adds a row to a sharepoint list. We have office 365 with sharepoint online. It is working great but I need it to show who "created" the item is the person who ...
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Output SharePoint 365 list to CSV file using Flow: How can I add the file extension to the filename (.csv)?

In Flow, I am able to selectively pull certain columns from the list, put them into a file, attach to an email, and then send the email. But when I click on the attachment it won't open in Excel. If I ...
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Flow returns wrong date value for the used expression

I have a sample flow for testing purpose, see screenshot below. Compose Input expression: addDays(startOfMonth(addToTime(triggerBody()['date'],12,'Month')), sub(dayOfMonth(triggerBody()['date']),1)...
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How can I get the exact reason behind the error message in MS Flow?

I am big fan of MS Flow and exploring it day by day. I have converted many existing business logic to Flow and all are running successfully. But some how when I am trying to use "Update Item" action ...
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Item Level Permissions not setting in sharepoint-online/Sharepoint 365 using Microsoft flow

According to the suggested answer in how to show items to users that made their requests but allow admins/managers to view all items in Sharepoint? and http://www.ktskumar.com/2017/01/access-...
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MS Flow - send email just one

I wondering if you know how to control that MS Flow send an email just once in a flow that runs every 10 minutes. the job of the flow is control that a user has closed a ticket in a specific time. ...
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create new site collection with REST API

I am looking for a no-code solution to provision sites using the "Send HTTP Request to Sharepoint" action in Flow. Can somebody please point me to the correct Sharepoint API (so no Graph) that lets me ...