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SG42
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Problem with link to folder in e-mail

Hi Community ! 

I've created a flow, which creates a folder in a doclib whan a new element is created in a list. 
The flow then is supposed to send an e-mail with a link to the folder.

Mail is HTML and links are made with standard <a href...>
I've  tried 2 options : 

1) Link to element (from Folder creation) :
- The link is ok.
-  Copy / paste link in a browser or right click "open in a new tab" are ok
- Left click from Outlook :  some characters are added after the url &CT=156***&OR=OWA-NT&CID=aa697e76-6*** ( *** means the numbers/charaters goes on). Left click leads to 404 error page

2) I tried to add action "Shared Link" shared with all organization (seems to be forbidden to share to everyone with the link)
- The link is ok
- Copy / paste link in a browser or right click "open in a new tab" are ok
- Left Click leads to error page : "This link has been deleted"

Do you have any idea why the left click on the link does not work either way ? 

Thx

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Super User
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Re: Problem with link to folder in e-mail

Hello @SG42 ,

 

One thing that came in my mind is that you can compose link to folder in doc library when you are creating it and then use it.

Like for example:

I have a doc library in site - https://<mytenant>.sharepoint.com/sites/<mysitename>

The name of doclib is - lbFSDB

The name of folder I created is - FSDB_29072019_140054575

So I combine it into this <a href="https://<mytenant>.sharepoint.com/sites/<mysitename>/lbFSDB/FSDB_29072019_140054575">LINK TO FOLDER</a>

And it works fine for me.

 

BR
Pavel
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SG42
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Re: Problem with link to folder in e-mail

Hi @vecerpa ; thank you for the quick answer.

 

I've tried to build the URL (correct until i left click on it) . But, when clicking, the characters are still added after it : 

&CT=156447*****&OR=OWA-NT&CID=eea08aa5-d081***** 

I wonder if it's not an outlook problem (i'm testing on web not client)

Super User
Super User

Re: Problem with link to folder in e-mail

Hi @SG42 again,

 

I tested it in my environment and it seems OK for me. Even I tried to left click on link in Edge browser. Seems like some kind of safe link protection is being applied or maybe something else.

P.

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