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whitemt
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How to create a folder from email subject from group email?

I want to save the attachments from an email sent to a specific group address into a new sharepoint folder named after that email. 

 

This is what I have set up so far, which saves the attachments directly to the sharepoint folder: automate.PNG

 

Any help/direction would be much appreciated! 

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ScottShearer
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@whitemt 

Take a look at the SharePoint Create New Folder action.

Also, have you considered just adding an additional column in the library and populating that column with the same data that you would have  used for the folder name.  Then, just create a view grouped by that column.

Let me know if you need additional help.

 

 

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Scott

Hi Scott, 

 

I've been unable to create a new folder using that function. I've tried adding this in 'Apply to Each 3', but when i test the flow, i get the following error message: 

'Path for the new folder is not provided\r\nclientRequestId: 8421c20b-8842-4dd1-ba05-a31fa9fc4144\r\nserviceRequestId: 8421c20b-8842-4dd1-ba05-a31fa9fc4144"'
 
Should i be positioning this in a different spot?
 

I've managed to create a new folder where I can save the attachment using the following:autormate 2.PNGautomate3.PNG

 

However, I still want the folder name to show up as the name of the subject line instead of the post ID. It's currently a string of letters which is the 'unique identifier' 

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