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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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Need to get local computername into MS Flow for Sharepoint

Help please. I have trawled the net looking for an answer to no avail. All I want to do is capture the %computername% (local workstation name) while running a flow from Sharepoint as the output i ...
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SharePoint online When date column has date in it or is TRUE update different column with preexisting selection

I'm having trouble figuring out what to do in this specific circumstance. I have a PowerApps form. In this form I have several fields but there are 2 that I'm trying to build a dependency on. A date ...
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Populate Multi-person field using an Input field in Microsoft Flow

Is it possible to populate a multi-user Person SharePoint field using the "Email" type input within Microsoft Flow? That is, when triggering the Flow, a user is prompted to specify one or more people ...
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How can I populate a Library or List column name with the name of a file that has been uploaded?

Using SharePoint Online, how can I populate a column with the name of a file that has been uploaded? Seems all the related Q&A I am finding have more complex twists, this I hope is straight ...
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Use Flow to update/delete events on Online Sharepoint's Group calendar

I am new to Flow and SharePoint online. My online SharePoint site is based on a group which was created in Outlook. This SharePoint site has a group calendar. And there is a SharePoint list of events,...
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error in Parse JSON Step in MS Flow

Sorry for the long question, but I wanted to include all the JSON to get the best help. we are getting an error parsing JSON from an HTTP Get request in our flow. Here is the schema we are using in ...
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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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Flow: POST using Send an HTTP request to SharePoint

Trying to configure Flow to do a simple POST using Send an HTTP request to SharePoint. So far no luck, I get the following output: "status": 400, "message": "A type named 'SP.Data....
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How to rename the file name in SharePoint document library while uploading it using JSOM?

One of the Projects I am working on, I have a requirement to rename the file name while uploading it to the SharePoint document library. The flow is as follows: Basically the Document library has a ...
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field user into assign to field of approval action microsoft flow

I have one field name " Approval Manager" in list, which i want to use in "Assigned To" field of approval action. i have tried creating variable and using Approval manager email, but its not working ...
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Disable the ability for contributor users to create Flow,PowerApp & Show/Hide columns

Seems in SharePoint online users with Contribute permission level are allowed to do a lot more than add/edit/delete list items. as seems they can create flows,create apps and show/hide columns inside ...
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Send Emails From SharePoint Online Application From Specific Email Address

We have a number of applications built on SharePoint Online. Those applications are using Microsoft Flow (Power Automate) in some cases to alert people of events in the application. These email ...
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SharePoint Library Button (JSON formatting) to update current item field value

I have a formatted Single Line Text field in a SharePoint Library. It is formatted to be a button that executes a Flow. I've created this so I can attach this one flow to multiple libraries. It works ...
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Generate several lists from one list

I'm working on a risk analysis and mitigation scheme. I want to keep track of different risks within a list. As there are different classes of risks (time delay, direct money loss, nonperformance) I ...
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SharePoint Online Append-Only Comments field is duplicated every time Microsoft Flow runs

I have created a Flow which updates various fields in my SharePoint Online list, one of them being an Append-Only Comments field. This comment field is only updated sometimes. In scenarios where I ...
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Making a monthly Report of a sharepoint list

I am utilizing Power Automate to create a Flow that references data in SharePoint Online. I have a SharePoint list and I want to send Monthly reports of items created in that list per month and which ...
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Get all managers for a user - company hierarchy structure

How to get a list of all managers for a users? Example: User A reports to user B User B reports to user C User C reports to user D (CEO) and top of the hierarchy. By giving user A I should get: [B,...
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Flow with For a Selected File Trigger Passes not Info about Item

I created what should be a simple Flow: user selects doc in doc library, clicks Flow>FlowName. It prompts me to add approver emails which I do. The flow works great, but I cannot get any info about ...
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HTML & CSS Table format in approval email template in sharepoint powerautomate

How to prepare a HTML & CSS based table format with all required information in approval email template using power automate?
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How to use a variable inside a Power Automate expression

I'm trying to work with the setProperty function in order to edit a JSON body during the execution of a flow, here is the expression: setProperty(X, 'Y','bla bla 123456789' ) while X is the json Y ...
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Filter emails in a support shared mailbox

I want to use a support shared mailbox to receive customer complaints in a company. When I receive an email in the shared mailbox, a flow is automatically executed. How to make sure to execute the ...
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Flow with SharePoint Online

I have a list where I'm running a workflow created on MS Flow. I am using "start and wait for approval action" for an approval process. But with the approval, I also want to give the feature of ...
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How trigger one flow for all lists in my site

Good morning, I am looking for a way to create one flow that handle all creation and update event in all my lists, in other words I want to create on flow that have a trigger "When an Item is created ...
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Trigger flow inside SharePoint

I created a flow from my SharePoint library - Flow -> Create flow. The flow takes a Word Document template and populates it with input from the user (manually trigger flow). It works, but I can only ...
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Approaches i can follow to automate creating sub-folders when we add a root folder inside our sharepoint online document library

I am working on a online document library inside out modern team site. and i want to automate the following:- 1- when a user create a root folder inside the document library, to create some sub-...
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I can't find a solution to use the value of a lookup column in a list, can anyone help?

I am trying to create a kind of registration tool with a Sharepoint list (next step could be to create an app), but I am struggling to get the value of a lookup column. I read a lot of forums and ...
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Is it possible to reassign an approval that belongs to someone else?

I have set up a series of flows which include approval blocks, and a question has been raised what happens should an approver not be available. I can see the possibility to create a second approval ...
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Security Copy of a SharePoint site

i need to make a security copy of my site every month. I think It´s possible with Microsoft Flow. Is any way to do this? Just with MS Flow and SharePoint. Regards!
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Update a column if Date in another column has been breached?

I am trying to update a column value IF the Date presented in another column has been breached. I will then need to format the row the has breached this date in Red. The columns are: Date ...
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SharePoint Online, Migrate related Flows and Power Apps

Are there some tools that allow to migrate SharePoint + Flows and PowerApps between tenants? I know there is Saketa and AvePoint (I suppose free versions could do something too), but what about Flows ...
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How to update hyperlink field in SharePoint on prem doc library

I am working with SP On Prem 2019. In one of the document libraries, I have about 440 files which has a metadata field of type 'hyperlink' called 'Main Letter'. This hyperlink field contains link to a ...
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SP Online Flow add() syntax

New to using flows in SP Online so I'm simply trying to add two numbers in one list(parent), using flow, and place that value into another list(child). Fields are val1 and val2 and they are numeric ...
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One of my Flows is missing!

I've inherited a number of Flows which I can see in Team Flows. However one of the Flows failed and I can't track it down. I click on the 'See your flows' drop down in the library but it just takes me ...
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Filtering on Managed Metadata - MS Flow

So apparently managed metadata fields are not supported with ODATA Filter Queries in MS Flow. We need a workaround so we can filter the results from a 'Get items' action. Does anyone know a clever way ...
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Starting a created flow on a selected document

I can't seem to figure out how to start a flow that I have created for a selected document. I don't want to hardcode a list or document library into the flow - but rather give users the option to ...
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MS Forms Dropdown to Sharepoint List column

I've used MS Flow to successfully connect a MS Form to a SP List and all text field data is getting transferred successfully, except for a dropdown column in the form. On the SP list side, I have a ...
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RSVP (Event management) for Sharepoint Online

What is the best way to implement RSVP system for SharePoint Online? I was wondering if it's possible to implement a rsvp event manager system with modern tools (Microsoft Flow, SharePoint Online, ...
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Submit Major Version from Microsoft Flow, without content approval

Is it possible to publish a major version of a document using Microsoft Flow, specifically when Content Approval is disabled? I cannot see any relevant Flow actions that might accomplish this for me.
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Programmatically trigger flow and send properties

I want to manually trigger an external flow from my SPFx project, and at the same time send values to the flow. In flow, I have my request body: { "$schema": "http://json-schema.org/draft-04/schema#...
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Microsoft Flow weekly remainder

I want to create a flow that checks which files have been added without being filled with the appropriate Metadata. The flow checks that and then sends an email once a week to the creater letting ...
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Get most recently created list item with MS FLow

I am new to Flow and want to use it to retrieve a single list item and copy it's contents to another list on a different site. I have found many guides explaining haw to retrieve all the items in a ...
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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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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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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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