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MrVaultDweller
Advocate I
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Moving Files Uploaded via Group Form in Sharepoint

Hello all you amazing people.

 

I am encountering quite a roadblock with something that should be really simple.

 

I have build a form where there are several file upload questions.

 

The form is build as a Group Form and the files uploaded are therefore already present in Sharepoint in the correct group, but I need the files from each question to be moved into the correct folder.

 

This is where my Flow Fails:

 

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I tried with Get File Metadata, but that is also not working.

 

How do I get the files to move into the correct folder?

 

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SamMartin
Helper II
Helper II

Hi @MrVaultDweller,

 

Could you try replacing the item()['id'] in the move file step to Current item for the apply to each (it should be in dynamic content). This should then recognise you are moving the current file that the loop is on. Let me know how it goes 🙂

 

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SamMartin
Helper II
Helper II

Hi @MrVaultDweller,

 

Could you try replacing the item()['id'] in the move file step to Current item for the apply to each (it should be in dynamic content). This should then recognise you are moving the current file that the loop is on. Let me know how it goes 🙂

 

SamMartin_0-1706476264295.png

 

Hiya, thank you so much for the suggestion.

 

I am now facing this issue after applying your suggestion:

 

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Any way to get around this?

 

@MrVaultDweller 

 

Please can you send a photo of the breakdown of the Apply to Each.

 

I imagine it is using the wrong dynamic content, we should hopefully just be able to change it to the 'Create File' > 'File ID' Dynamic content and it should work as expected

The Create Item is just to create the list where the info from the Gorup Form is stored and populate the coloums.

 

The condition is as follows:

 

Check if the question with the upload is not empty.

 

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If true, Foreach file uploaded into the Group Form folder from the specific question:

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Move each uploaded item into the correct folder:

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SamMartin
Helper II
Helper II

Hi @MrVaultDweller 

 

Sorry for the delay. If I am right in how your flow works;

 

1. After Create Item step add an List Folder action: 

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2. In the apply to each remove the JSON item you have and insert the dynamic content of 'Body' from the List Folder action 

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This will then loop through each file in that folder if that is what you need?

 

If that isn't what you need can you send me a screenshot of your entire flow so I can see how it works as I might not understand it fully.

Hello again. Thank you so much for all your help.

 

What I am trying to do, is when a file is uploaded in a group form, it is created here:

MrVaultDweller_0-1706573435799.png

 

 

I want to move the files from the specific question, to here:

MrVaultDweller_1-1706573513631.png

 

The files are not created in my Flow, they are uploaded throgh a question in a group form:

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I really cannot fathom why MS is making this so hard.

Thank you for all your help.

 

I managed to solve it by getting File Content by path, and then creating a new file in the desired folder.

 

I am now looking into deleting the uploaded file.

SamMartin
Helper II
Helper II

Glad to hear it 🙂

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