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jleighton88
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Creating approval when SharePoint folder is created

I am having issues building my approval flow.
My thought for the flow was
1. Folder (with misc files inside) is moved into an approval SharePoint document library.
2. Check if isfolder. (Only want a single approval request for the folder, not for files inside.)
3. If true, start and wait for approval.
Link to SharePoint folder in request.
4. If approved, email requestor the results.
Then, move the folder with files to an approved folder directory.
5. If denied, email requestor the results
Then move the folder with the files into a corrections folder..

I am having issues anytime I am dealing with a folder with contents instead of just a single file. Any help or guidance would be appreciated.
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RezaDorrani
Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

Hi @jleighton88 

 

You can use the when a file is created or modified trigger action for the approval library

 

then trigger your flow only when current item  isfolder=true (this is new in Flow where u can trigger flow conditionally - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-gP-E6CCE4 (check this video on how to conditionally trigger flows)

 

Regards,

Reza Dorrani

 

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