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Elisabeth1
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Get attachment content failing with error message

I am trying to take the attachments from a list item and add them to a folder. In my research, it seems like all I should have to do is get attachments > get attachment content > create file, but I am getting the below error at the "Get attachment content" point:

 

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Here is my flow for reference: 

 

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Any suggestions on what might be going wrong are appreciated!

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v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Elisabeth1 ,

 

Please check this parameter.

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Best Regards,

Wearsky

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creativeopinion
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@Elisabeth1 I recently uploaded a tutorial on how to Get SP List Attachments and Send them via Email. You should be able to follow along and instead of adding a Send an Email action at the end of the flow—replace that with the Create File action. 

 

Hope this helps!


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v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Elisabeth1 ,

 

Please check this parameter.

vxiaochenmsft_0-1701916651778.png

vxiaochenmsft_1-1701916701843.png

 

Best Regards,

Wearsky

Hi Wearsky,

 

That was definitely the one i had selected, but still didn't work. Though, I deleted the flow and started again, and it is now working and saves the attachment as a file. Though, there are multiple attachments on my list item, and it is only managing to save 1 as a file. 

 

Do you have a suggestion for ensuring all attachments are saved as files?

v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Elisabeth1 ,

 

Are these attachments from the same item?

In other words, do you want to copy all the attachments in the list or all the attachments in the item that was created/modified?

 

Best Regards,

Wearsky

Hi Wearsky, they are all attachments on 1 list item.

 

I think the problem is that they are all being named the same thing, as i have used dynamic content in the 'file name' field. It is essential that I use this dynamic content to name the file (BT Over all), but is there a variable/function that i can tack on the end that will change for each attachment? I have tried the attachment ID and URL and this works as this will be unique for each item, but the names just end up being very long:

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Is there a way to make the names just "BT Over all 1" and "BT Over all 2" and so on, using a variable/dynamic content that changes for each?

 

v-xiaochen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Elisabeth1 ,

 

Why not use file name dynamic content because file names are unique, and they are friendly.

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Best Regards,

Wearsky

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