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Save form attachments in SharePoint List/Documents

Hello, 

 

Trying to make it so that an uploaded file on a form is deposited to an attachments column or to a dedicated documents site (preferably) that exists on a SharePoint.   

 

I am having trouble with my flow in that I can't figure out how to "get the file". Please see the below flow. This SharePoint site has permissions for access, but any organization individual can fill out the form/upload data. Any help would be much appreciated!!!

 

***the info in "file path" is what I copied from seeing online through other videos and research. It doesn't seem to like that path when testing the flow. 

 

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Hi @kylevallentine 

If you want to save Form attachments in SharePoint Library, you can get the file content of the uploaded file by id from Parse JSON action, then add create file action to create a new file in the specified folder.

I set up a flow, you can refer to:

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Hope the content above may help you.

Best Regards

If my reply helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Masino
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Hi, you are missing the extenction when saving the file 😉
If doesnt work, so try to use "get file info"/"Compose"/"Crete new file" combination .

Hope this helps

I am getting an error that the JSON format is not right. I copied the file name and generated the JSON code. I made the form a group form, but still am having issues getting the attachment to save in sharepoint and not have to pull from personal one drives. 

Hi @kylevallentine 

If you want to save Form attachments in SharePoint Library, you can get the file content of the uploaded file by id from Parse JSON action, then add create file action to create a new file in the specified folder.

I set up a flow, you can refer to:

vLilyWmsft_0-1646358028244.png

vLilyWmsft_1-1646358050414.png

vLilyWmsft_2-1646358069069.png

Hope the content above may help you.

Best Regards

If my reply helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Thank you! That makes sense. Appreciate it! 🙂 

Anonymous
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Hello I'm trying upload attachment from http to create a Sharepoint list record with attachements, but it fail. Could you help me, please?

@v-LilyW-msft HI sir i have an situation here, my manager want me to create an power automate flow.Pls help me solve the issue. He usually receive project site photos under different subjects(PROJECT NAME) in mail as attachments ,sometimes given as image link ,or sometimes  image pasted in body of the letter.He wants me to create an flow where all these images should be pasted in separate folder names in server path/ desktop automatically whenever mail arrives. or else he want the whole mail to be copied automatically in that folder.

Anonymous
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Hi, I followed your steps and my flow is running fine but I cant see the file in the document library. Do I need to add another column in the document library which will have the name of the file ? 

I am confused, pls help me. 

Could you please copy/ paste your parse JSON strings here.

I have watched several videos on this but each time I copy that sample jason file and put in the jason parse, it does not work

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