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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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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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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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Create a html mail with Flow workflow

While starting an approval process, I would like to sent some details of the current item formatted to a table. I would like to know if it is possible to sent the approval mail with the table or html ...
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Access a document in SharePoint library from Azure functions

I am relatively new in Microsoft's world. I started on it three months ago and I have a doubt about the connection between SharePoint online (specifically, with libraries and lists), Microsoft Flow ...
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javascript to approve Microsoft flow

I have created several Approval flow. These flows send an approval email to approver and they work fine. Now I want to create a page (classic sharepoint) with all items of all flows to approve (...
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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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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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Microsoft flow and sending emails

At my Organization, we use g-mail as a our email provider. I have a basic Microsoft flow approval process with a SharePoint list. The process works like this One person from help desk puts a request ...
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SharePoint online - workflow

I am working on a workflow in SharePoint online using MS flow. My workflow has multiple conditions. My issue is the that I don't see the workflows running in the history section. The workflow ...
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Combining five files with same content but different names into one file with versions in sp2019

I am working with SP2019, on the file share there is a Legal folder added which gets lot of files dumped into it. Once users work on files, they save it there and send it to external party for review....
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Microsoft flow - Get First Char from File Name

I have a form that creates .docx files from a form / word template. User inputs Firstname = Joe Lastname = Dirt Then a file is created "Joe Dirt - New Hire.docx" I like to find a way to get the ...
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restore version on a list item in REST API

I need to iterate through a list and go to each version history and restore a certain version.. I am doing all of this with MS FLOW. I am trying to get the restoreVersion working like Restore a ...
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Issue with MS Flow

I am trying to call Azure Automation job in TENANT-A from Flow in TENANT-B using Create Job Flow. The connection account has Reader access to Azure Subscription and Contributor access to Resource ...
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Trigger a SharePoint Online Action from another Application

I have a use case where I would like to create a button in another application, that when clicked, will trigger a Flow or something, that will lead to the creation of a Folder in a specific document ...
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Is it possible to access Office Add-In from Flow?

I'm considering an architecture where my MS Flow Approval will access my Office Add-In site via the REST client action. It will pass the link to a file. The Add-In (which is also used by Office ...
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Conversion of csv file to xlsx via Flow or SharePoint

I have a Flow to store email attachments (in .csv format) to SharePoint. Now, I want to use the file in Power-BI from SharePoint. However, I want the file in .xlsx format. Could you please suggest how ...
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Send and HTTP request to Sharepoint with attachment

I've created a flow that will send an email to my group whenever there's a new request from our SharePoint site. I would like to add/attach an attachment in sending the email from sharepoint list. I'...
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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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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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New with MS Flow. Just can't get it to work

I need a very simple flow that sends a recurring e-mail at a given interval. Say I want to generate a ticket every third month for some recurring task. I am testing right now that it sends an e-mail ...
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MS Flow Approval from SharePoint failing

I have a MS Flow Approval process which is triggered via a selected file in SharePoint. The flow should be: User Selects file and triggers flow Flow Approval process starts which emails manager for ...
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Work email field is empty in sharepoint group

When a create a group a put the members of it inside the group. If i look at site permissions (in members group) there will be only one "user" (Ad group) with the same name of the office 365 group ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Approval status doesn't change

I created new documents library in the Sharepoint online Site and new approval flow for the documents in this library. I see in the flow's history that it ran successfully, but it doesn't change ...
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Get Other Label (synonym), description property values of a term set using REST API

I am working with the Microsoft Flow where I need to get the OtherLabel and description property values of a term-set. This term set is attached as file metadata in a document library. I tried, there ...
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Documents emailed to sharepoint library, then trigger a flow

We are using a program that emails XML reports into a secure sharepoint library only accessible for internal people. We are then using a flow to: 'when an item is created or modified in folder' send ...
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Microsoft Flow - Add new item to existing item lookup, separate list

I have two sharepoint 2013 lists that have references to each other. It was one to many relationship. So "list A" has a lookup column that references several items in "list B" by clicking the checkbox ...
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How to upload document to SharePoint document library using PowerAPP Custom Form?

I am facing issue while uploading document from local machine to SharePoint document library using power App Custom form. I am not able to convert file content to binary using flow. I am using flow to ...
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How to remove unwanted decimal points from a calculated value using FLOW?

I have a Flow Setup that runs when an item is added and performs the approvals accordingly. Part of the flow, I am sending an email to the manager as a confirmation and in the body, I am including a ...
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How to link two Sharepoint Online list together?

I have the following table "New" and "Invoice Test". "New" list is essentially a PO List. So, the current process is, I input company, title, amount and status in the "New" list. Then, I populate ...
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Flow: how to get deleted item values?

I need to make some updates to a list based on the data deleted in another list. I tried using 'When an item is deleted' trigger but when I try to get the data in the column which was just deleted I ...
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Create a MS Planner Checklist from Flow

Considering I need the following Microsoft Planner Task to be created: How can I create this in Sharepoint Flow? I have looked at the Update Task Details parameters to try to do this, but I don't see ...
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Update SharePoint Online list when new row is added to Excel

So, I'm working on this project where my client wants to send forms with simple yes and no questions to their customers, adding each customer to a SharePoint list when the form is submitted. The ...
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Save whole email in SharePoint library as .eml file using MS Flow and open it outlook

I want to save the O365 email (whole email itself) to SharePoint (online) document library as a .eml file and open up in office outlook. I have followed the approach given in this url: How to save ...
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InfoPath start Microsoft Flow using http request

I am having a few problems with Microsoft Flow and updating fields which then restarts the flow. I am looking in to starting the flow instead by using a http request in Microsoft Flow and I want to ...
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How to create Microsoft Flow Template?

We are trying to create an approval Flow which could be started for a document in any document library. In past we could create Workflow Template from SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio solution. ...
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SharePoint List flow - how to format link?

I am using SharePoint Online and I have a list for which I am creating a flow. This flow is connected to a document library so that when a new doc is created it is added to the list. We have a ...
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filter on specific field when completing task

i have a questions regarding filtering options. i have build a very usefull solution in SP, all based on knowage from this forum, but now I as stuck. i have created a list, with multiple recipients ...