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ianallen13
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Add hyperlink & attachment in outlook email

Hello, 

 

I have two issues.  I have a SP Site list where I have a flow created that when a new entry is created, it then creates an automated email sent out to that person.  Problems I'm running into is that I want a hyperlink in the Outlook email that the recipient gets that can send them back to SP (so they don't have to navigate back to original entry to recheck).

 

My other issue is that sometimes when an item is created, they may include attachments with the request - I'd like those to be included in the outlook email that the recipient receives as well.  

 

I'm pretty new to PA, so hoping that this can be solved with somewhat minimal effort.

 

Thank you so much! 

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Mira_Ghaly
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Multi Super User

Hi @ianallen13 

 

Please follow the below steps:

1. Call Action: Get Attachments:  and pass the ID of the SharePoint List Item

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2. Initialize an array

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3. Add an apply_to_each Loop to iterate on the Get Attachments Action.

 

4. Get Attachment Content

Id: Sharepoint List Id

File Identifier: Id of attachment

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4. Call Action: Append to array variable in the below format

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5. Outside your Loop , Send email and add attachment as below:

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Hello and thank you for trying to help.  I'm afraid that I must have messed up somewhere along the lines.  Here is what I have so far... 

 

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And then when I get to the send email part, I am not able to enter 'array' into the attachments portion of the email.  The flow works sending the email, which is great, but I need the attachment as well as a hyperlink.  Any thoughts on what I am missing?  Once again, thank you for your assistance. 

So I just found this video and this worked for me instead on how to create the attachment.  

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bblVbhxbo0A 

 

I still need to figure out how to create the hyperlink and have it stay in the body of the email.  Any thoughts?

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