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LaurenAddison
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Helper I

Populate a Microsoft Word template not adding fields

I've created a Power Automate flow to populate certain fields of a report in Microsoft Word from a Microsoft Forms response.

 

The flow runs and says it is successful, but when I got into the Word document afterwards, the fields have not been updated.

 

I used the developer tab in Word to insert 'Plain Text Content Control' to map the form fields to.

 

I'm sorry as I know there seems be to be lots on this topic on here already, but I couldn't find anything that helped my situation! 

 

My template file is saved on OneDrive for Business.

 

Any help is appreciated!

 

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v-bofeng-msft
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Hi @LaurenAddison ,

 

The original world template will not be updated, you need to create new file using the file content returned by the 'Populate a Microsoft Word template', something like:

 

vbofengmsft_0-1652688004616.jpeg

 

Best Regards,

Bof

 

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v-bofeng-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @LaurenAddison ,

 

The original world template will not be updated, you need to create new file using the file content returned by the 'Populate a Microsoft Word template', something like:

 

vbofengmsft_0-1652688004616.jpeg

 

Best Regards,

Bof

 

LaurenAddison
Helper I
Helper I

Hi Bof,

 

This worked, thank you!

 

Many thanks, Lauren

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