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Basic_User007
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Trigger flow manually - send email - update item (SP)

I am looking to build a flow which is triggered manually to send a notification but parallell to that I want it to send an email with follow on action to update an item in SP list I am writing back too (so I can update status).

I have built the flow but am stuck at update item as the dynamic content for the SP list is not available so I am unable to select the relevant ID field to enable write back to SP. I would expect that when I am linking the flow action to the SP site address and list name that the dynamic content would be available, this is what is preventing me continue and save 😞 

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Hi @Basic_User007,

 

Do you want to create a flow to send an email and update SharePoint list item when it is triggered by a Button?

When using the action Update item, we are asked to specify a unique identifier for the Id field. Before the action Update item, please add the action Get items, then filter out the specific item using a Condition with a common value.

Please take the following flow for a reference.

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Best regards,

Mabel

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ScottShearer
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Can you post a screen shot of what you have so far?  That might help in clarifying exactly what you are attempting t accomplish.

 

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Hi @Basic_User007,

 

Do you want to create a flow to send an email and update SharePoint list item when it is triggered by a Button?

When using the action Update item, we are asked to specify a unique identifier for the Id field. Before the action Update item, please add the action Get items, then filter out the specific item using a Condition with a common value.

Please take the following flow for a reference.

1.PNG 

 

Best regards,

Mabel

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Hi Mabel, 

Thank you for your response. I will apply the Get item and test this end - looks to possibly be the missing link (hopefully). 

 

I will keep you posted! 🙂 

Hi @v-yamao-msft

 

So the Get Item worked perfectly - what is the purpose of adding this? Does this create the link back to the SP item to then create the next step/link? 

The only issue I have now is that it updated all items but I want it to be selective so will need to have a tweak or re-think on the steps - ideally I want it to update the item of the email address I have sent the email too - this is part of the manual trigger. 

 

Thanks for your help

 

Hi @v-yamao-msft

 

Managed to adapt a condition to select ID required to update so all singing and dancing now. 

 

Just need an option to duplicate a Flow as I need to re-create the same for an additional final step so this would be perfect considering 99% of my elements are the same - does anything exist or work in progress for this? 

 

Thanks again! 

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