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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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PnP provisioning engine not updating structural navigation

Anyone have any ideas on why my PnP Provisioning engine isn't updating any of the structural navigation after the template is applied? <pnp:StructuralNavigation RemoveExistingNodes="false"...
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Connect Flow to 2 SP lists and link to list

I have two Sharepoint Lists, Masterlist and Detailslist that contains lineitems. I use it for an Expenseapp. So the item in Masterlist with ID 1, can have multiple Lineitems in Detailslist that alle ...
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Help w/ Executing MS Flow from an SPFX Command Extension Button

I have a manual trigger Flow setup that gets a SharePoint List, creates an HTML table of the list and formats it, then emails it to some people. I have gone through all the Microsoft documentation to ...
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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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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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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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MS Flow is raising this error :- 'XrmSystemUserDisabled'. Error Message: 'The CDS system user record representing user is disabled

When the MS flow runs it raises the following error on a "Start and Wait for Approval" action:- The request failed. Error code: 'XrmSystemUserDisabled'. Error Message: 'The CDS system user ...
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Add Role Assignment using Office 365 group

Is it possible to use an Office365 group as the principalid for the addroleassignment function in SharePoint REST? Trying to use Flow to copy a folder structure and then set permissions on some of the ...
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Get primary admin for SP site via Graph

At the beginning, I saw How to get Site Owner Via Graph but unfortunately, it's not working as I would have expected. I need to get primary admin for each and every site collection in my tenant. I ...
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SharePoint Online: (Microsoft 365) Add Approved By / Rejected By Column in Documents Section

Hi. This has been bugging me for 3 hours now. I am not sure why the default approval Flow does not track who approved the document for crying out loud. Sorry for venting out my frustration for ...
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Using Power Automate to Export Outlook .xlsx Attachment to SharePoint List

I'm in the middle of setting up an automated flow using Microsoft Power Automate and I have some questions. I'm seeking to extract an .xlsx file from an Outlook email attachment and have the data from ...
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Move files from one SharePoint site to another based on tags

I asked this question yesterday, but with a guest account, so i was unable to reply to the answers. I want to be able to upload a batch of documents to a folder, tag them with client names and ...
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SharePoint Online with OneDrive Sync in Windows 10 recently synced file is available only after a minute

I have configured One Drive Sync with SharePoint Online and the syncing is working fine, but the file is available in the search only after a minute. So, my question is, how can I make this real-...
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Copy All Day event with MS Flow

I have a SP online site using an events calendar and a flow which is trying to copy an event from a different calendar to my current calendar. The flow works fine for events with limited time. For ...
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Change Flow to Automate in Sharepoint Online

After change from MS Flow to Automate Microsoft Disabled one test parameter. Now there are only two test option - Where is the third option? How to re-run Workflow with last data? Please help.
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Can Microsoft Automate (aka Flow) get Email Addresses from an Office 365 “Security” Group?

Can Microsoft Flow/Automate (on behalf of SharePoint) retrieve the email addresses from members of a "Security" type group in Office 365? So far I've tried: Using the Office 365 Group connector's "...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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