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Filter email Attachments not working

Good afternoon folks, 

i have a workflow where i get emails from shared mailbox and store attachments in sharepoint

 

i simply want to filter out attachments that are not pdf (allow only pdf)

tried a few different methods, and the frustration thing is the output does show the pdf name, but its not filtering on that output 

 

so i can see all the attachment names in the output, but its not filtering any of them, 

 

any help would be appreciated

thank you 

 
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@vandam2 Your condition looks correct. Can you add a Compose action to your flow (before the Apply to Each action)?

 

Insert the Attachments dynamic content into it. 

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Run a test and review the outputs. Scroll through the Outputs to see if any of your attachments contain .pdf

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thank you, i added the Attachments to the compose and can see the pdf in the name and content type

so not sure why its not filtering and sending all attachments through

 

i will look at you troubleshooting guide 

thank you 

 

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