cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Helper III
Helper III

Powerapps add attachment to sharepoint in specific folder

Hi, 
I have a List and library in SharePoint. I build an app that contains the info of our clients (Company name, address, email...), i created a flow to when i add an attachment it moves from the list to the library, and its works fine.

What the sales department wants is, that the attachment moves to a folder of the specific Client (Company Name).

Can i automatice this ?

 

your support will help me a lot

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Assuming you have the client name somewhere as dynamic content you just add it to the Path.  So the path becomes 

/Archivero/ClientName.  Here's a simple example I created

screenshot.png



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

View solution in original post

13 REPLIES 13
Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

In the action where you create the file in the library, just add the name of the folder you want to the path where the file will be created.  If the folder doesn't exist, it will be created.  If the folder does exist the file will be stored there.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.
Super User II
Super User II

hi @Mike_Gzz  Maeby we need more details to help you.



Did I answer your question? Please consider to Mark
my post as a solution! to guide others :winking_face:

Proud to be a Flownaut!


If you want you can follow me at www.christianabata.com Quieres contenido en español? Síguenos en Power Automate LA

Hi @ChristianAbata 

 

I create or modify a client, I add an invoice, the list moves to the library and this works well.

Create or modifyCreate or modify

add an attachmentadd an attachment

 

 

@Pstork1 where i need to put ? can you help me?

flowflow

 

 

 

instead of being in the sharepoint library, it is stored in the specific folder of the company

SpSp

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

you add it to the Folder Path in the Create File action inside your Loop.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

@Pstork1 

The folder I currently have is a "Archivero" sharepoint library. What action do I need to add in order to automatically create each client's folder? (Sorry I'm new to these tools, can you help me step by step?)

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Assuming you have the client name somewhere as dynamic content you just add it to the Path.  So the path becomes 

/Archivero/ClientName.  Here's a simple example I created

screenshot.png



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

View solution in original post

Hi @Pstork1 

What you tell me is just what I need. However, I do not have the client's name as dynamic content. How can I do it? Is it from flow, sharepoint or powerapps?

 

Can you show me, your complete Flow?

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

I don't know what your data looks like.  But if the Client name isn't available then how can you put the file in a folder that is named after the client?  I can tell you how to do it, but the data needs to come from somewhere. I can't really help you with that.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

My data comes from a sharepoint list. Then start an application from here, so that the sales team can record the information of each customer. Finally apply a flow so that the attached documents moved from this list, to a sharepoint library. So that your documents are stored here for each client (quotes, invoices, etc.) and that is where I require support, so that each client has its own folder.

 

The first column "Empresa" is the one that defines the name of the client / company

datadata

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

So pass that value,Empresa , to the Flow when you call it.  Then use the passed value when creating the folder path for the document.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Very good!

I made a new client and created the folder named "Empresa". When I create a second client, instead of creating a folder with the company name, the attachment is simply added to this first folder. Did I do something wrong? 

FlowFlow

LibraryLibrary

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

If you use the same folder Path (as specified in your Compose Action) then it will add the next document to the same folder.  You need to change the value you put in Folder Path to get a different folder.



-------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark your post as Solved.
If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Perfect!

I've finally made it! many thanks !

I just put the company name as trigger

triggertrigger

thanks for the step by step support and your patience

Helpful resources

Announcements
Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite

Join digitally, March 2–4, 2021 to explore new tech that's ready to implement. Experience the keynote in mixed reality through AltspaceVR!

New Super Users

Meet the Power Automate Super Users!

Many congratulations to the Season 1 2021 Flownaut Crew!

Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Power Platform: 2021 Release Wave 1 Plan

Power Platform release plan for the 2021 release wave 1 describes all new features releasing from April through September 2021.

MPA Community Blog

Power Automate Community Blog

Check out the community blog page where you can find valuable learning material from community and product team members!

Users online (19,705)