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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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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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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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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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Managing who can create Flow & PowerApps for our sharepoint lists

We have a classic team site collection inside our sharepoint online tenant. and i am trying to prevent contributor users from creating PowerApps and Flow for the sharepoint lists. For example we have ...
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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 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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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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In a Microsoft Flow, how do you specify the Destination File Path when copying a file from OneDrive to a SharePoint document library folder?

I like to work on files in OneDrive. A subset of these need to be published, whenever they're edited, to a SharePoint Online document library. I've started a Flow to handle this. Using the OneDrive "...
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SharePoint Lists and Microsoft Flow - Get new items only?

I would like to create a Flow so that once a day I can export new list data from a SharePoint Online list into Smartsheet so that a dashboard can be displayed to managers with this data. I have been ...
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Email when a Site Page is published as news on SharePoint Online

We use SharePoint Online as a module of Office 365. We have a 2013 classic team site on our root collection and the home page is a modern home page with a new-style News web part. In Site Pages ...
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How to set “from address” in microsoft flow

I am trying to set the from address in microsoft flow to take the address of another user. But I get the error as You are not authorized to send mail on behalf of the specified sending account. ...
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Outlook email info autofilled into Sharepoint list

I want to copy email data into a SharePoint list. User will select which e-mail s/he wants to add and e-mail will be copied into a multi-line text box in sharepoint. Also, e-mail attachments data ...
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Using FLOW -Trigger: When a file is created in a folder is getting failed?

Created a flow while a file is uploaded to a document library, it is getting failed? But for the item created in a list, the flow is working fine don't know why it is not triggered for file upload. ...
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Add a manager Column to Request forms

So in my SharePoint. I have a folder for Travel Requests. Due to the amount of information, and my supervisor's preference I can't just turn all the items on the Excel file into a list. (That would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need help on flow expression syntax correction

I have a flow expression formula for one of the date columns as: addDays(startOfMonth(addToTime(triggerBody()['DueDate'],1,'Month')),sub(dayOfMonth(triggerBody()['DueDate']),1),'yyyy-MM-dd') In ...
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SHAREPOINT TASK LIST WITH RECURRENCE FIELD?

I'm trying to add the recurrence field on a sharepoint task list. Is there any way to import the recurrence field from sharepoint calendar and implement it on our task list?
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502/503 Error In Microsoft Flow, Create List Item Action

I have a flow that reads items from a custom connector. Then an Apply to Each creates items in a list in SharePoint. This flow runs nightly. There are about 3300 items created successfully. The flow ...