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MarcusD1
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Adding array of attachments to an email from SharePoint Document Library

I'm trying to build a flow that adds an assortment of files in a SharePoint document library to an email. I've found several posts that provide similar examples of this process, but none of them are working for me. I've tried both Get File Content and Get File Content Using Path. In both cases I keep receiving a 404 error. Here's my flow:

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And here's the error I'm receiving (with additional content below)

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The info is all included in the File Path output - so I don't understand why the flow is generating a 404 - file not found error?

 

"{Link}": "https://[mydomain].sharepoint.com/sites/[mysite]/Shared%20Documents/Testing/Registering%20for%20a%20User%202.0%20Account.pdf",
"{Name}": "Registering for a [user] Account",
"{FilenameWithExtension}": "Registering for a [user] Account.pdf",
"{Path}": "Shared Documents/Testing/",
"{FullPath}": "Shared Documents/Testing/Registering for a [user Account.pdf",
"{IsCheckedOut}": false,
"{VersionNumber}": "1.0"

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grantjenkins
Super User
Super User

This is how I would do it.

 

See full flow below. I'll go into each of the actions.

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I'm not sure what your trigger is, but I've just used a Recurrence to trigger the flow daily.

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Get files retrieves all the images from a specific folder in my Documents Library.

grantjenkins_11-1674781872680.png

 

Initialize variable creates an array variable called attachments that will eventually contain all of our images.

grantjenkins_12-1674781921849.png

 

Condition checks to see if our Get files actually returned any items (images existing in the folder). The expression used is:

length(outputs('Get_files_(properties_only)')?['body/value'])

grantjenkins_13-1674782013814.png

 

If at least one item returned, then we go into the Yes branch.

 

Apply to each iterates over each of the files returned.

grantjenkins_14-1674782062535.png

 

Get file content uses the Identifier from Get items to return the file content.

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Append to array variable then appends the below object to our attachments array. The expression used to build the object is:

{
  "Name": @{items('Apply_to_each')?['{FilenameWithExtension}']},
  "ContentBytes": @{body('Get_file_content')}
}

grantjenkins_16-1674782181160.png

 

Lastly, after the Apply to each loop has completed, we Send an email with the attachments.

grantjenkins_17-1674782229128.png

 

We should then have an email with all of our images attached.

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MarcusD1
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Found the solution / information I needed in this excellent video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G9GNeknemg

 

I had a couple of issues, and in particular selecting the file "ID" instead of the "Identifier", as well as the Filename vs. the Filename with extension.

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grantjenkins
Super User
Super User

This is how I would do it.

 

See full flow below. I'll go into each of the actions.

grantjenkins_9-1674781452017.png

 

I'm not sure what your trigger is, but I've just used a Recurrence to trigger the flow daily.

grantjenkins_10-1674781800040.png

 

Get files retrieves all the images from a specific folder in my Documents Library.

grantjenkins_11-1674781872680.png

 

Initialize variable creates an array variable called attachments that will eventually contain all of our images.

grantjenkins_12-1674781921849.png

 

Condition checks to see if our Get files actually returned any items (images existing in the folder). The expression used is:

length(outputs('Get_files_(properties_only)')?['body/value'])

grantjenkins_13-1674782013814.png

 

If at least one item returned, then we go into the Yes branch.

 

Apply to each iterates over each of the files returned.

grantjenkins_14-1674782062535.png

 

Get file content uses the Identifier from Get items to return the file content.

grantjenkins_15-1674782102294.png

 

Append to array variable then appends the below object to our attachments array. The expression used to build the object is:

{
  "Name": @{items('Apply_to_each')?['{FilenameWithExtension}']},
  "ContentBytes": @{body('Get_file_content')}
}

grantjenkins_16-1674782181160.png

 

Lastly, after the Apply to each loop has completed, we Send an email with the attachments.

grantjenkins_17-1674782229128.png

 

We should then have an email with all of our images attached.

grantjenkins_18-1674782374756.png


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MarcusD1
Resolver II
Resolver II

Found the solution / information I needed in this excellent video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G9GNeknemg

 

I had a couple of issues, and in particular selecting the file "ID" instead of the "Identifier", as well as the Filename vs. the Filename with extension.

You identified the key elements I was missing as well. Thanks @grantjenkins 

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