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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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What format is required when adding a value to a 'Choice > Allow multiple selections' column in a SharePoint list?

Desired Behaviour Add Microsoft Form responses to a SharePoint list using this flow: Record form responses in SharePoint Current Behaviour It is working, however the value of a Multiple Answer, ...
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View Particular List Item MS-Flow History

I'm trying find the way to identify the Power Automate instance history which was ran for particular list item in SharePoint Online. I found this post View SharePoint Item\Document Flow history for ...
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Microsoft Flow: Single flow for multiple Forms

Scenario: I have Forms which are having about 10-15 questions, when the user submits the form, there will be a flow to save the submitted data to my DB. Approach: I have created a flow to save the ...
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Adding File to Restricted Library via PowerAutomate

The central issue I keep coming up against is this: How can I separate the permissions of the user who triggered a flow and the flow itself? In a PowerAutomate approval workflow, after a document is ...
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Countdown Timer - When it reaches 0 change to highlight it? [closed]

When I use the countdown timer (app) it gets to 0 and then counts up, there is no visual clue that its now late. I cannot add JavaScript, and can only use certain apps. Is there a setting I can get ...
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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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MS Flow time-out after 30 days

We started using SharePoint Online and looking to use MS Flow and PowerApps for our workflows however MS Flow run expire after 30 days and it did not meet our requirement as there are approvals that ...
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How do I submit response to list via form?

I have been looking for information how to submit data to a list via a form? I looking for guidance how to do this. Previous I had it on SP2013: Create a list with required fields Create an approval ...
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SharePoint file name help

I have a value startOfMonth(addToTime(utcNow(), -1, 'Month')) in Create File action in Microsoft flow. It gets the first date of the month and names the file as 2020-01-01T00_00_00.0000000Z.html. ...
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List attachment to Document Library

I have a flow created that when a list item is created, the attachment goes to a document library. I cannot seem to figure out how to have select list column data also transfer to the library with the ...
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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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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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Delete tasks from a HTTP Request

I need to create a Automated flow to delete a Project Online Task, with specific criteria, like name or Start date. I couldn't find any method on Internet for a HTTP Request. Regards.
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Site Collection creation using microsoft flow

Is it possible yet to have a site collection created using Microsoft flow? I have a list of sites and when a new item is created in that list I would like to have a new site collection created for it....
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Add Lookup column to SharePoint list using Flow/Power Automate and Rest API

I am trying to add a Lookup column from a SharePoint list using Microsoft Flow(Power automate). The flow retries once and says "Bad Gateway". I'm not sure why the below is not working given that I ...
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is it possible to trigger an email using microsoft flow when a date in a field of a sharepoint list item is nearby,

I want to build a flow to trigger an email when a date in one of the fields is nearing. I have a field named Payment due date. is it possible to trigger an email 2 days prior to the Payment due date. ...
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Sharing PowerAutomate Flows

How Can I Share a PowerAutomate Flow? Everything I have read about sharing flows seems to indicate that creating a Team Flow is the only way to do it. This solution really isn't acceptable for me ...
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Flow to copy calendar items from one site collection to another

Due to lack of a built-in Modern Calendar interface and our corporation's restrictions on what we can do within the sites in our tenant, I'm trying to build a Flow in Power Automate that copies ...
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Check SharePoint group exist or not using MS flow

I want to check the SharePoint group exist or not using MS flow. If it exists then do not to create group else create a new SharePoint group using ms flow.
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Filter Get files (properties only) returning errors

I have two document libraries, one for working documents (word, excel, etc...) and one for published documents (pdf's). I have created a Flow to convert the document to pdf. Generally, it works. ...
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Problem after global migration from MS Flow to Power Automate

After Migration from Microsoft Flow to Power Automate, The "Use data from Office 365 Outlook" option in Flow Test has been removed. It was on Test Flow button. After migration it's disappeared. Can ...
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How to build a dynamic form

I have a need to create a form that will collect data, optionally email someone based on the contents of that data, and put the data into a list. My thought was MS Forms -> Power Automate Flow -> ...
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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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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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Add a Flow button in a SharePoint library

I have recently added a Flow button in a SharePoint Library. I found the code on internet (I have no experience in JSON). I would like the button to be visible if: Document status (choice column) is ...
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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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Flow not resolving round value for a number field

In flow, I am using actions below: Get items Select action using data from above action Inside select, I am using custom headers and mapping it to dynamic values coming from SP as shown below. ...
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Sharepoint List Comments Showing Duplicate Entries with wrong user profile

I'm using MS Forms to submit a response that goes through Power Automate for 2 point approvals which then information is stored in the Sharepoint list. Issue #1: when approvers make any comments, in ...
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Have the Approver show as the modified person in Flow/PowerAutomate

Currently I have a flow running but the Modified column only show my name because I am the flow creator. I want it to update with the approver's name instead. I tried to use HTTP Request to ...
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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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Power Automate - trigger an email when one of the field in the sharepoint list is yes

I am working on a sharepoint list where there is a field (dropdown- Yes/No) to specify if the mail is to be triggered or no. whenever a user selects "yes" and saves the item, I want an email to be ...
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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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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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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?
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How can I delete SharePoint site groups using Power Automate?

I am trying to use Power Automate to delete a bunch of SharePoint site groups but it does not seem to be working. My flow is successful but the group(s) are not removed. Google results seem to be more ...
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Power Auatomate/Flow - Attach a Flow to a SharePoint List/Library to trigger or create/update

I would like to create a new Flow that should trigger on SharePoint item/document create/edit event. This flow will be a common flow for many SharePoint sites and I would like to programmatically ...
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Get Email from user and enter into SharePoint list field

I have a SharePoint list where I use a field Person or Group to enter an Employee's name. The second column is their email address which I enter manually. Is it possible to fill this field ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MS Flow: ticks function behaves different if fed with a string than with a string variable containing the same string

Addendum/Preface I tried a lot to process a date in the form yyyy-MM-dd coming from two columns of a custom list. I read dozens of articles about dealing with dates in flows and processing SP lists ...
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Microsoft flow to trigger email when condition is met

I am working on a microsoft flow where it is supposed to trigger email when the fields of a sharepoint list item - If 'Mail to be sent to Maths' is 'Yes' and 'IsmailsentMaths' is 'No' then trigger ...
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triggering an email from MS flow when a particular field of sharepoint list item is modified

I am trying to build a flow to trigger a custom email sent once a SharePoint list item is created or modified, condition is to only send it if a choice value in a certain column is set to "YES&...
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Creating a Approval Mechanism on PowerApp

I have a PowerApps based on a SharePoint Online List at the back-end. The App we are using to create and track records. Each record having monthly amount submissions. Each time when a record updates ...
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Microsoft flow condition to trigger an email when a user selects Yes from a dropdown list in the sharepoint list item

I am building a microsoft flow to trigger an email when an item is created or modified.I have a field "Mail to be sent" which is a dropdown list - Yes/No in the sharepoint list. I want the mail to be ...