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DoowopDobbo
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Post message as the Flow Bot not working as expected

I am using the 'Post message as the Flow Bot' action to post Microsoft Teams 'message body content' to a Teams channel. It works, but the resultant post contains extraneous HTML.

 

If I use 'Post a message' action instead of the flow bot, it works perfectly, but this posts the message as me (which I don't want).

 

Can anyone help?

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Super User
Super User

Re: Post message as the Flow Bot not working as expected

Is the message body coming from an eMail?  I wonder if that's where the HTML is coming from.

 

Try inserting an interim step, "Convert HTML to Text" and see if that cleans it up.20190503e.PNG

Keep us posted.

-Ed-

DoowopDobbo
Frequent Visitor

Re: Post message as the Flow Bot not working as expected

Hi Ed,

 

Thanks for the quick reply. 

 

 

The message body is coming from an email in HTML as you guessed. I can't convert to plain text as I need to keep the HTML for the formatting. The problem is that the Flow Bot is not interpreting the HTML correctly. When I post using the Flow Bot, I get the result below:-

 

Screenshot 2019-05-03 at 19.05.28.png

 

However, when I use flow to post the message as myself, it works perfectly. See below:-

 

Screenshot 2019-05-03 at 19.05.08.png

 

Thanks again for any advice you can give.

 

Regards,

 

Julian

chuyendang
Regular Visitor

Re: Post message as the Flow Bot not working as expected

@DoowopDobbo  Did you find a workaround for this? I am having the same problem

DoowopDobbo
Frequent Visitor

Re: Post message as the Flow Bot not working as expected

Unfortunately not, sorry! I think it's a bug that will get resolved in its own time.

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