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Hi Everyone! 

 

I'm Jon Levesque, a Senior PM on the Microsoft Flow Team. I'm here because i noticed a fair amount of activity in this tech community area and I wanted to be sure to invite you all to the Official Microsoft Flow Community! Its a much more

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Why is this separate from the Tech Community? I thought the whole point of the Tech Community was to unify the Office 365, Azure and Windows communities?

Having a complet

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I am hoping i am missing something! Just looking at moving approval workflows from SharePoint workflows to Microsoft Flow. From what i have read the flow cannot update the standard 'Approval Status' field in a library. Is this right? Does this mean th... Read More
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Tanya, you can absolutely update the approval status field.

that is not the case, here is an example of a library I just created using a tutorial from edX and it has the workflow status. it was correctly updated by clicking on the

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I have tested the following: created an environment with the global admin account and clicked on "add everyone in my org" to make all users admin of the environment. Signed in with a normal account and created a Flow in this environment. 

 

Deleted the en

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Have you tried to see what happens if you removed the deleted site from the recycle bin?

I'd like to use a Parallel Branch to initiate an approval for several users, but I need to check a condition first.  I can see the option for parallel branch at the beginning of the flow, but I can't seem to make that option appear inside the condition. I

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Hi @Derek Gusoff,

 

I managed to get multiple parallel branches in my flow:

 

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When you click on the + just above an exsiting action you will get the option to add a parallel

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Hi Everyone! 

 

I'm Jon Levesque, a Senior PM on the Microsoft Flow Team. I'm here because i noticed a fair amount of activity in this tech community area and I wanted to be sure to invite you all to the Official Microsoft Flow Community! Its a much more

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Why is this separate from the Tech Community? I thought the whole point of the Tech Community was to unify the Office 365, Azure and Windows communities?

Having a complet

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Hello Everyone,

 

I have a requirement to add a new user to MS Team channel using a Flow. Is this possible?

 

Can you please provide any suggestions.

 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Bhanu

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If you want help on Flow i encourage you to go register for the official Flow Community - https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Flow-Community/ct-p/FlowCommunity ... Read More
Hi Bhanu this is possible. Connect the Teams channel to an O365 group, and use the "add user to group" action in Flow

this should be possible using flow and a azure function that uses powershell to add the user https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-groups-dynamic-membership-azure-portal

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I created a flow yesterday that seemed to work without testing but when I tested the form today there was one step that was not completing. So I deleted the flow and created a new one. The new flow though would not allow me to select the list of response... Read More
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Hi Brooks, do you still need help? I would encourage you to register and ask in the official Microsoft Flow Community - https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Flow-Community/ct-p/FlowCommunity Read More
I just realized I also edited the form today as well. Not sure if that is causing some of the issue but I started a new flow so I don’t know why it would

Hello,

I think flow and powerapps can be really great tools within a business to utilize. Although it seems quiet straightforward to use when you watch a demo from ignite, it's rather complicated when you try it yourself for the first time.

 

Is there a trai

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Hi there! The EdX course is closed, but i created a bunch of Guided Learning you can use - we also write the Flow of the week every week, which is a great way for people

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There is a free online training on EDX - 

Developing Business Applications with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow: http://aka.ms/pa/edx

Also there are Guided Learning content

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Google for "PowerApps App in a day", you can see companies providing training on PowerApps. Below is one such URL.
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Community-Blog/Announcing-App-in-a-Day-Workshops-April-18-19-DC-amp-NYC/ba-p/25075
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Can you use the PowerApps data gateway to connect to a view in a SQL database? From the testing I have done it appears you can only connect to tables.

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Bump!

 

I think this is a fair question, and I would really appreciate an answer to it!

 

What is the ETA for on-premise gateway connections to SQL Server making connections

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I am messing with PowerApps, and trying to see if it is possible to hide of disable certain elements based on Group membership.

 

e.g. have a SharePoint Group (or maybe a Security Group) called "Test App Administrators"

If the user is in that group, they

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Hi anyone please help,

 

I have requirement create approval & notification using powerapps also.

the order are:

1. in PowerApps: user submit request

2. in PowerApps: application services need assigned IT person (field: people chosen, type of the field is

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Hi @eagle dorothea,

 

On the failed Flow (that is, click on the failed Flow toward the bottom of that Flow's dashboard), I would recommend clicking on the PowerApps trigg

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I'm trying to configure DLP policies for Flow in O365. Understand that the idea is that you can't create flows by combining connectors from the two groups (Business data only & No business data allowed).

 

I have created a DLP policy with all the connecto

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Hi @Pooya Obbohat - so, your assumption is correct regarding the relationship between the two groups, that is "you can't create flows by combining connectors from the two

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Microsoft has recently introduced Approvals to Flow.  This functionality provides users with an easy way to look at all their outstanding approval requests and action them. 

 

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But what if you don’t know that you have pending approvals?  In this article, I

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This was almost identical to what I was needing so i set my flow up to be the same. the only difference is that my Do Until is on the right side instead of left and I put

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Hello @Haniel Croitoru@Jim Duncan

I tried the workflow u described.

It is as i wanted to implement in my project.

But what i want is that user will not get a single mail

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Very nice article, @Haniel Croitoru and an excellent solution!

 

I am considering using something similar for Project Change Requests; do you know if Approvals can be assig

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I have a large list with over 15.000 items. After file migration, Microsoft flow was not able to fetch all changes. I got the following error: 

The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

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Hi Anyone,

 

How can I add a condition to check if a field has a blank value?

I use @empty(triggerBody()?['Choose_x0020_Approval'])

Even I have value on it, it keep detect I have blank value, so approval flow keep coming.

 

what I want is if value not bl

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What kind is the Choose Approval column?

 

For a Yes/No column I use this condition:

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For a Text column I use this condition:

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Kind regards, John

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I have a simple Workforce Task Tracking App I build with a couple custom lists. A key field is the Status column which indicates if a task is Not Started, Started, or Complete. For reporting on each task, I need to pull in a record set of tasks by Status.

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To get round Delegation woes, I have been adding my SharePoint List information to a Collection within the App. I then use the Collection data within Galleries but, conne

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Delegation in SharePoint with powerapps is very limited. How I got around this issue is to create another text column on the SharePoint list (ex StatusValue). Then use a ... Read More

Is there any guidance on how to use Flow to manage document lifecycle with published versions with multiple approvals? This would require the option to trigger the flow from the drop down for a document in the document library. Flow on approval would set

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@Jeremy Thake the new "Set content approval status" action should do it. But only works partially. It works when you use "submit" to get from draft to pending, but it wil

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Re: set a major version and publish it:

I believe that flow can not select and act on system intenal fileds, so this is not available at this time.

 

Re: trigger a flow from

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Hi Jeremy, I will do my best to get you an answer to this question. :-)

I've tried to implement Flow with a SharePoint list where I used the customize forms function to replace the default SharePoint Form with a PowerApps form. When I use Flow to send a link (built-in function) by email, the link opens the default SharePoint

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I have two lists A and B. List A has a lookup column to associate a record with a record from list B. When a record is created in list A I need to updated a Status column in list B. 

 

I've started the Flow with: 

  1. A trigger - New Item Created
  2. Get Item - from
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I'm having the same problem. I've tried using Compose, but I get stuck with an array, rather than just the value and I can't get any further. I feel like I'm nearly there

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Hi everyone,

 

 

As of today, you will be able to set the values of your managed metadata columns (sometimes also called taxonomy columns) in PowerApps (for both multi-value and single value) and in Flow (single value for now, but multi-value coming soon.

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@Kerem Yuceturk This is great. I find one thing a bit weird. If I create a customized form for a SharePoint list using PowerApps all my choice/metadata fields are added t

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This change is now live for all customers!

This is great news. One question that I haven't seen covered anywhere: does this mean that we're also now able to filter gallery items based on the value of a managed met

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Hello Everyone,

 

I have a requirement to send an email to MS Team channel using a Flow. Is this possible?

 

I see that there is no option to get the email address of the channel at runtime other than manual approach.

 

Can you please provide any sugges

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If i understand correctly you want to do this dynamicly based on the flow to which channel?

AFAIK it is not possible at this moment. but it i think it won't take long. 

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How can I pull a person's picture from their O365 User Profile and display on a form?

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If you are using PowerApps you can insert an Image Control on the form, then use the following formula for the Image attribute in the data section. User().Image More info... Read More

When did the pricing and licensing options for PowerApps change? I have just discovered that all the admin functions that used to be available with just the PowerApps for O365 are now extra as part of a PowerApps Plan 2 license? When did this happen, and

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As an addendum, same applies to FLOW, where admin functions are now only available with the Plan 2 for $15 a month.
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I am new to Powerapps, since they have done a really good job with allowing you to customize lists in sharepoint as of late I have been getting into it. I wanted to know two things if its possible:

 

My main goal is so that people can upload attachments.

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Attachments/Images are still a challenge in PowerApps. They just release the ability to display a SharePoint attachment. Here are my comments on your two questions.

 

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We have turned off the licenses for Flow, but the button is still there in OneDrive and other SharePoint libraries. Any idea how we can remove the flow button from our environment? 

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I think it's not enough to remove Flow licenses in order to hide Flow button from ODFB and SPO document libraries....adding here @Chris McNulty

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Hello Everyone,

 

I have a requirement to create a channel at runtime dynamically and then once it is successful, post a message to the newly created channel using the Flow.

 

I have added two steps to handle this scenario and in second step i configured

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I created test Flow to try this out and it worked fine for me. My Flow created a channel called "TestJeff" and then posted the msg "Test Channel Creation" in the newly cr

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