Category: Power Automate

Tech Community: Lock file for approval

This post is inspired by following Microsoft Tech Community conversation: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Flow/Locking-a-file-for-approval/m-p/876434 The user wants to “create a document approval flow whereby the document is locked during the approval process so it can't be altered”. Using a custom Power Automate flow and SharePoint site columns we can lock the file and start a review and approval … Continue reading Tech Community: Lock file for approval

Tech Community: Flow to notify based on column input

This blog post is inspired by the following Microsoft Tech Community conversation: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Flow/Flow-to-notify-based-on-column-input/m-p/812666 The user wants to send an email to users “assigned” to a document after it has been uploaded. In this demo I am using a standard document library with an additional site column called “AssignedTo”. Within your Document Library, click “Flow” and … Continue reading Tech Community: Flow to notify based on column input

Tech Community: Naming attachments

This post is inspired by following Microsoft Tech Community conversation: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Flow/Naming-of-attachments-in-Flow/m-p/874218 Using Power Automate, Outlook attachments are being saved to SharePoint. Attachments need to be renamed based on extracted text from the email subject line. For example: “text1 text2 11849850 – text3” The part of the Flow that I am interested in will extract text … Continue reading Tech Community: Naming attachments

Tech Community: Document review

This blog post is inspired by the following Microsoft Tech Community (SharePoint > PowerApps & Flow) conversation: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Flow/SharePoint-MS-Word-Content-Review-Flow-Reality-Check/m-p/848021 The stated requirements are: “send a link to a SharePoint document with a message for them to review, make comments, and save when done”“create a Status flag for the documents so when a link has been sent … Continue reading Tech Community: Document review