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quincybergaab
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Receive notification over comment per Teams caht

Hi there,

 

I know it is possible to receive an e-mail once a comment is placed in the comment section of a Microsoft (Sharepoint)List item.

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Is it also possible to generate a Power automate Flow where this notification will be send by chat? I cannot find a solution on the forum yet.

 

Hopefully you can help me!

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v-mingkz-msft
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Hi @quincybergaab,

Thanks for your feedback, the "When comment is added in item" trigger is not supported in SharePoint connector of Microsoft Flow currently, if you would like this feature to be added in Microsoft Flow, please vote for this ideal:

Community (powerautomate.com)

 

I suggest you choose following solution.

Create a comments column and let the user fill in the comments in this newly created column, and then use the "When an item is created of modified" trigger to automatically trigger the flow.

 

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Best Regards,
Kyrie

 

 

 

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vgreyes
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Hello @quincybergaab  - 

 

Since we aren't able to create a flow trigger off a new SharePoint list comment, I created a Teams notification that is triggered off the email that is sent automatically when a comment is added to SharePoint list. 

 

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The messages from Microsoft use a standard template for the Subject when a new comment is added to a SharePoint list item, so I used that to create a Subject Filter. Replace the LIST NAME with your unique List Name.

 

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Initialize a string variable and then set it to the body of the email message:

vgreyes_7-1693533380938.png

 

 

Use the next two Compose functions to 1) trim all the beginner information away from the start of the URL and 2) then split the remaining string into multiple strings and only return the first item of the resulting strings.

 

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COMPOSE TrimStart:

substring(variables('Text'),IndexOf(variables('Text'),'https://YOURDOMAIN.sharepoint.com/sites/SITENAME/Lists/LISTNAME'))

 

COMPOSE Split TrimStart:

first(split(outputs('Compose_TrimStart'),'" shash="'))

 

Finally, format the Teams message to include the resulting URL as a usable link in the Teams notification: 

 

vgreyes_9-1693533380902.png

 

 

Hope this helps!

Vanessa

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v-mingkz-msft
Employee
Employee

Hi @quincybergaab,

Thanks for your feedback, the "When comment is added in item" trigger is not supported in SharePoint connector of Microsoft Flow currently, if you would like this feature to be added in Microsoft Flow, please vote for this ideal:

Community (powerautomate.com)

 

I suggest you choose following solution.

Create a comments column and let the user fill in the comments in this newly created column, and then use the "When an item is created of modified" trigger to automatically trigger the flow.

 

vmingkzmsft_0-1690424817850.png

vmingkzmsft_1-1690425685699.png

 

Best Regards,
Kyrie

 

 

 

Hi @v-mingkz-msft ,

Thanks a lot, this clarifies a lot.

I've upvoted the 'top'-idea and will work with your proposed solution in the meantime.

vgreyes
Regular Visitor

Hello @quincybergaab  - 

 

Since we aren't able to create a flow trigger off a new SharePoint list comment, I created a Teams notification that is triggered off the email that is sent automatically when a comment is added to SharePoint list. 

 

vgreyes_5-1693533380905.png

 

 

The messages from Microsoft use a standard template for the Subject when a new comment is added to a SharePoint list item, so I used that to create a Subject Filter. Replace the LIST NAME with your unique List Name.

 

vgreyes_6-1693533380773.png

 

Initialize a string variable and then set it to the body of the email message:

vgreyes_7-1693533380938.png

 

 

Use the next two Compose functions to 1) trim all the beginner information away from the start of the URL and 2) then split the remaining string into multiple strings and only return the first item of the resulting strings.

 

vgreyes_8-1693533380918.png

 

 

COMPOSE TrimStart:

substring(variables('Text'),IndexOf(variables('Text'),'https://YOURDOMAIN.sharepoint.com/sites/SITENAME/Lists/LISTNAME'))

 

COMPOSE Split TrimStart:

first(split(outputs('Compose_TrimStart'),'" shash="'))

 

Finally, format the Teams message to include the resulting URL as a usable link in the Teams notification: 

 

vgreyes_9-1693533380902.png

 

 

Hope this helps!

Vanessa

Thanks a lot for sharing your solution Vanessa. I didn't implement for this project, but it works and will keep it in mind for a next one. You've been a great help!

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