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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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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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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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Power Automate Reminder flow error

I am trying to create a flow that takes the Expiry date from the list and sends an email to outlook. This is my list: This is my flow: I have added this string (Should send a reminder when 1 day is ...
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Creating English-UK sites via Sharepoint Rest API

I am trying to create a new SharePoint Site collection via the REST API and trying to have that site be created using the English - United Kingdom Language rather than English - United States I ...
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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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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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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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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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Calculated column dates are a day out when queried in Flow?

I've got a SharePoint list that is used to work out renewal dates of software. The three key columns are "NCE SKU", "NCE Purchase Date" and "NCE Renewal Date". The &...
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How to remove space from a title column in SharePoint online

I am sure this question has been asked many times, but would someone please be able to guide me with my issue with removing a space between title word, e.g. title "Project ABC" and I would ...
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Why does my flow create multiple items when I upload a new document to a SharePoint library

For some unknown reason whenever I upload a new document to the document library, my background flow pulls the required data correctly but it creates multiple new items when it's only meant to create ...
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Error in Microsoft Power Automate while exporting the App

I am getting this below error while exporting Power apps Canvas app. I know it's related to some permissions but I am the co-owner of this app. Do I miss anything on this? Can anyone help me to solve ...
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SharePoint Online - Archival Process besides Export to Excel

We have a SharePoint online list where we have users filling in a "new request" form (power apps customized form). Then an approver edits the form to add their details and then a processor ...
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Subtract amount from one column to another column on a site based on expense code

I am fairly new to SharePoint online and Power Automate and looking for a solution to do the following: I have two lists List 1: Budget name, Expense Code, Allowance and Total Budget available. List ...
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Start an approval assigned to people field (multi-selection) fails

I have an approval workflow "when a new item is created" that works fine if the manager field (assigned to) is a people field with no option to select more approvers. If I change it to &...
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SharePoint list item into PDF

I have a list in SharePoint - the result I need is any individual list item selected I need to output into a formatted PDF. I have the power automate flow working ok with some template HTML code, but ...
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Best way to display a list sum as a web part?

I have a SharePoint list which is used to track money saved through individual projects in our team. I want a simple visual which displays the sum (total money saved) as a web part - what is the ...
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how to change an item value when another is changed

i want when i select a particular region it should automatically select a particular OSP Any help ?? on power apps
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How to remove extra line in mail body on using action "Send an email notification (V3)"?

Extra line comes in mail body on using action "Send an email notification (V3)" Extra line is "If you want to unsubscribe from these emails, please use this form." How can remove ...
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Updating column entry for List folder based on column entries for Items in folder

I"m very new to both SharePoint & Flow, so I appreciate any help on this issue. There is probably a better way to accomplish this as well, so any other directions you could point me would be ...
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Hyperlink column with with icon instead of text

I have a list with with a hyperlink column that contains a hyperlink to a folder associated with the list item. I created a Power Automate Flow that used the SharePoint connecter, "Send HTTP ...
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How can I create a power automate flow to delete folders in SharePoint with a certain size?

I am trying to find a way to create a flow that will delete folders in SharePoint but with a certain condition. I need the folders to be for example 10 KB or less in size. Can anyone help please?
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Power Automate flow, creating list item via http request using more complex columns than single-line strings

Working on a Sharepoint/Power Automate situation that is causing some issues. I have an automation that copies multiple of a certain file type to a list for easier processing. The users upload a main ...
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Filter Object Array - Power Automate

I'm working on Power Automate to add users in O365 group. When I'm trying to add if user already exists as "user exists already" so to prevent adding further just checking if user is already ...
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Is it possible to allow TIME / DATE RESTRICTED visitor access to a certain page?

So I know how to give a certain user access to a certain modern SharePoint page, but is it possible to set a time (date) restriction to that access, or do I have to remember to remove the permission ...
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Get Graph Drive Id from SharePoint library name

I'm trying to use some graph endpoints in a Flow to access a file in a library that isn't the default Documents library. I need to get the graph id for a file. All I'm starting with are the obvious ...
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Can't get the file extension in Flow

I can't get the file extension after Flow sends me an email. I searched through the web and saw that I can use metadata, but after I added metadata, there's a condition but the expression for the ...
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Email not to use my details as on behalf

I have created shared mailbox for our team: TeamMail@inbox.com. Currently I am trying to use it in one of my flows. Flow gets triggered when new item is added to list, there is a condition that if ...
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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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Locking out a file in Power Automate

I have a Power Automate that updates the properties of a Document The problem that I am having is, if a user say User A has the document open in the browser for editing, and the Power Automate is ...
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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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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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