Author: Norm Young

Use Power Automate to copy multiple selections from Choice columns between Microsoft Lists

Use Power Automate to copy multiple selections from Choice columns between Microsoft Lists

In this blog post I will show how to copy multiple selected Choice column values to another list. This post is a supplement to Use Power Automate to move Microsoft Lists items to another list. I am using two lists called Source and Destination. Both Lists have a choice column called "Choice" that allows multiple selections. … Continue reading Use Power Automate to copy multiple selections from Choice columns between Microsoft Lists

Add and remove users to a SharePoint site using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate

Add and remove users to a SharePoint site using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate

In this blog post I am going to show how it is possible to add and remove users to a SharePoint site using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate. I'll be using the Send an HTTP request to SharePoint action throughout the Flow. "Send an HTTP request to SharePoint" constructs and executes SharePoint REST API calls. … Continue reading Add and remove users to a SharePoint site using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate

Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

In this blog post I will show how to dynamically switch SharePoint Document Libraries based on a string to perform further actions like creating a folder. I've used this pattern for dynamic folder creation where the sheer scale of folders required dedicated Document Libraries based on alphabetic ranges (A-F, G-M, N-T, U-Z). My demo SharePoint … Continue reading Use Power Automate to dynamically switch Document Libraries based on a string

Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

In this blog post I will out line how Power Automate can be used to create a folder in a SharePoint document library and then store the link to the newly created folder inside of Microsoft Lists. I have used this pattern numerous times for business processes where transactional metadata and document storage are required. … Continue reading Use Power Automate to create a folder in SharePoint with link back to Microsoft Lists

SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together. Change. There is so much change in the Microsoft 365 platform that users can feel lost in a sea of like-named and functioning apps. Take OneDrive and OneNote for example. Or how about a Team site and Teams? … Continue reading SharePoint vs. Microsoft Teams: Why They’re Better Together

Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate

Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate

In this blog post I will show how to send email reminders for Microsoft Lists items based on a date column using Power Automate. I am using a customized version of the Microsoft Lists Issue Tracker template. See Microsoft Lists: Updated Issue Tracker for more info. Automated email reminders give users time and opportunity to intervene … Continue reading Send email reminders from Microsoft Lists using Power Automate