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Microsoft Power Automate, formerly known as Microsoft Flow, is one of the pillars of the Microsoft Power Platform. Power Automate is a low code platform for workflow and process automation.

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Automate recreate list item with new date

Wondering if someone can provide some input on this -- I am a super-novice to Microsoft Flow so was not able to find a way to accomplish, but I believe this is technically feasible. I have a SP (...
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How to Add Specific Value to an Existing Row in Power Automate

I have a flow. This flow gets excel attachment from the email save to a folder. Than this excel file is copied to another excel file which is in another folder. But I have to update some rows after ...
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Flow is stuck at Apply to each

I have one flow that removes the special characters from string. I am using Apply to each action. Everything was working fine but today I noticed that all of sudden all the instances of the flow are ...
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Is it Possible Get Unspecified File Name From OneDrive with Power Automate

I'm new on Microsoft Power Automate and I'm trying to built a flow. This flow can be summarised like below: Receive Email Save Attachments to OneDrive Copy OneDrive file to another OneDrive Folder (...
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Send email to users of ALL the groups of SharePoint site with MS Flow

I'm new using power automate. I've seen posts to send emails to the users of a specific group in a SharePoint site. But what I need is to send an email to each user from all the groups that my site ...
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access value of an array through the name in the Expression in Power Automate/ MS flow

I have created an empty list and appending to it in the flow, at the end, I need to get the value of a specific key through an Expression, Is this possible? and if yes, how? Please see the below ...
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Find which Flow (Power Automate) is connected to my SPO List

We have a number of Lists & Libraries in SharePoint Online, and a number of Power Automate Flows that were created by another team (they don't work with us anymore). The names given to those Flows ...
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How to wait for site design application is finished?

I use some site designs I apply through HTTP REST call. Initially, I used the ApplySiteDesign function, which is synchronous. However, it started to fails with some site designs. No error returned but ...
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Get comment of requested approval in Power Automate

I'm trying to get the comment which you can leave when you submit a modern page for approval. But if I use "Comments associated with moderation of list item", I get no result! How do I get ...
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Is it possible to add an Office 365 Group to a SharePoint Group using Power Automate (Flow)?

I am trying to automate a site creation process and I need to be able to add an Office 365 group to a new SharePoint group. I have managed to create the SharePoint group from flow using a few articles ...
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Update sharepoint list item with Power Automate

Environment: SharePoint 365 with Power Apps and Power Automate. I have a Power Automate that starts when a new item is created or modified. The next step, 'Start and wait for an approval', sends an ...
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Missing X-MS-APIM-Tokens in Flow started by JSON formatting in listview

I'm using JSON formatting on a column to create an inline "Start flow on this item" from the library's list view. This part is what starts the flow. { "elmType": "button&...
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Using AddViewField in SharePoint Rest API to add multiple columns in list view

I have followed various google search that have allowed me to create a list view (for a SP List) using the REST API through Power Automate. I then managed to delete the columns (all of them). Finally ...
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Power Automate - Adding a DL in the approver email secttion

I have a leave approval workflow where the leave request mail goes to the direct Manager. However, I want to add a DL as well so that other Managers can also receive the mail in case the direct ...
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Make New Copy of Power Automate Flow

I have a rather complicated Flow that I want to use as a template to deploy to multiple lists/libraries. I did a "Save As" and made a copy, then changed the trigger to point to a different ...
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Can you automate the creation of a custom permission level in Modern SharePoint?

I am working on a Power Automate where I create a new project site, apply a site design and customize permissions. I have managed to get the first 2 working, but I am having trouble with the custom ...
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Tracking approval reassign in Power Automate

I have is a system that needs to start an approval process sending an approval to a person listed in a list item (the reviewer), this reviewer can acknowledge it, reject it or reassign it. If they ...
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Is it possible to embed the Power Automate/Flow Approvals page into a SharePoint Online page?

We have a number of lists and libraries in SharePoint with associated workflows in Power Automate/Flow. The Flows work well, but when users are asked to approve items they will be directed to the '...
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What values can you use to set user permissions via HTTP call in Power Automate?

I have a Flow that will update the permissions on an item based on the item's status. These items have a set of fields that contain names of users (people picker fields). In order to set the ...
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Delete file based on the last number of the file name

I want to create a flow that will replace the existing file if a new one is copied into the library even if the name has been slightly changed i.e. Current saved file name in SharePoint: BSP5C1234 - ...
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Auto fill columns in SharePoint library based on SharePoint list or excel where key is file name

Is it posiible to fill columns in SharePoint library based on SharePoint list or excel where key is file name? The situation: I upload 200 Excel files each month to SharePoint online library. I need ...
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Flow to delete a file after x days

I'm trying to create a flow that will delete a file after 30 days from created date. However, I am having trouble designing the condition, and I am not sure whether it is a simple expression, or I can ...
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Get newly created subsite name and url in power automate flow

Could you please help how to get the newly created sub sites name and their urls, of sitecollection based on the date passed ? If i pass today's date, it should display the list of sub sites and their ...
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Flows are not shown completely in the Solution section of Power Automate

If this is not the best forum for this question, please advise, thanks I have created some flows in my solution in Power automate as shown below: Fig 1. When I want to create a parent flow, I can see ...
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Extracting the name of the file until the first space into a new column

I am trying to create a automated flow which will copy the file name into a new column up until the first space in the name. For example: The uploaded file name is **ZKAL12345-I RTR 123ml Product ...
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Moving files from one sharepoint library to another using Power Automate

I am working on a solution to make a manual task for a company we support into a more automated one. In Sharepoint we will give access to folders via links to contractors, they will upload files into ...
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How to wait until a file is checked in in Power Automate

I'm in the process of migrating my 2010 Designer Workflows to Power Automate. In the past we've had issues when an InfoPath form has been edited and saved but not yet checked in, the SPD workflow ...
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SharePoint field read only in a Power Automate workflow

Like everyone else I am in the process of converting from SharePoint Designer to Power Automate. As a result, I'm probably asking a bunch of simple questions, but they are killing me. I have a couple ...
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Is there any way to reduce the Date picker popup size in Powerapps?

Is there any way to reduce the date picker popup size in the Powerapps. Any suggestions would be helpful, thanks in advance
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Cannot find Run a Child Flow in MS Flow

Based on Call Child Flows, there must be an action called "Run a Child Flow" in MS flow, but I cannot find it, Does anyone know why?Does it need a CDS license? Is there any other way to call ...
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How to create an item in Sharepoint list and immediately update it using a flow through a PowerApps button?

I have a custom made Power App. What should happen is: Add some info -> press a button and it should a) create a new item and b) update one of the fields. ( and then do some other stuff, not ...
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Email Alias in Power Automate

Having trouble with flow identifying email address with an alias behind it to trigger flow. The flow runs yet ends up in a wait because the start and wait for an approval assigned to does not ...
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Embed PowerApp in SharePoint site via Power Automate or Site Script

I'm attempting to fully automate the creation of sites for new clients with site designs/scripts and power automate for anything the site script can't handle (breaking permissions on lists, creating ...
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How to generate POP UP window using Microsoft Flow in Sharepoint Library

I want to force the users to fill some required fields after uploading Document in Document Library. I want to utilize the Power Automate to achieve this. Whenever a user uploads document one pop up ...
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Can Microsoft Flow/Automate enable or disable tracked changes in a Word document hosted in SharePoint Online?

Is there any way to automatically enable or disable Tracked Changes in a Word document hosted in a SharePoint Online document library? I've tried searching the available actions in Microsoft Flow/...
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Splitting a string in flow to create filter-able list in Sharepoint

I have a Cognito form with multiple choice that populates a SharePoint Column. I'm using the "initialize variable" string and "Append to string variable" method to get rid of all ...
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Re-formatting SP Column Date values to required outputs for use with MS Word Quick Parts

firstly I would like to apologise for the lengthy first post, hopefully I can make it as concise as required. Background - working on a company project involving Salesforce (Front end) and Sharepoint (...
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How can we associate content type to SharePoint 2013

With the recent update from Microsoft wherein SharePoint Workflow 2010 will be retiring on November 2020, how can we replicate SharePoint 2010 workflow that uses content type? I have 52 SharePoint ...
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Actionable Message not working on Outlook

I have configured a flow in Power Automate. Which sends the approval action via email. On one of my tenant, I am not getting the Actionable card to approve/reject the action. On other tenants, I am ...
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Power Automate Pricing Plan Queries

For my scenarios, I want to automate my organization daily operation of quality control and assurance by using a combination of Power App and Power Automate. Which Power Automate plan will be the best ...
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I want to create a Flow that will trigger an email alert

I have a custom list that I need to create a Power Automate trigger to send an email alert similar the the "Alert me" option. I want the alert to be sent to the assigned part whenever a new ...
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trigger Approval Workflow Action using Power Apps button - Power Automate

I created a simple Approval Workflow in PowerAutomate. When that workflow is triggered Assigned to user gets an email with two workflow actions: Approve and Reject. When I click on Approve workflow ...
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Dynamically Updating SharePoint Page based on List Dropdown

I have some SharePoint Wiki Pages, and these pages contains few steps for a process. Based on the environment (Dev/QA/Prod) These process have a change in system names, while the steps remain the same....
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MS Flow ODATA filtering fails on ModerationStatus

I have a calendar in SP Online. I'm operating on it with a flow. To keep the load limited, I try to filter items when I use GetItems by using ODATA-filtering. This works on most columns I created, on ...
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Email a daily calendar summary to a Outlook Group

I have a service department that needs to keep everyone informed on what everyone is doing on a daily basis. I was thinking that an Outlook Group or Sharepoint Team Site would give the department the ...
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PowerAutomate: BadGateway when using SMTP receive connector

I am trying to connect PowerAutomate to email using SMTP connector. All required data are entered: Server is Exchange 2013 Using SSL. But I got this error: Test connection failed. Details: BadGateway ...
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Power Automate: condition with expression 'null' is returning false when field is null

Field is a checkbox field in Microsoft Forms, not a required field, with an optional text input. Flow is returning 'false' in condition where it checks to see if the form field is null (and it's ...
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Power Automate how to change triger from Creating and Editing element to only editing element

I prepered a Flow in Power Automate. And now i must change a trigger from Create and Edit element in Sharepoint List to only Create element in Sharepoint list. How could I do this ? Please Help.
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Custom column formatting: Display an array of elements conditionally

In SharePoint Online, I have a list with a column that uses custom column formatting. I want to display one of two sets of flow buttons, based on the content type. I'm trying to use the {"...
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Sharepoint Group Group ID

Does anyone know if the flow action "list group members" supports getting group membership for SharePoint Group? If so, how can I figure out what the group ID is?