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JoeAu Helper I
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add the PDF file on the Approval Email

I use Sharepoint list with an attachment field to store PDF file.

how to add the PDF file on the Approval Email ?

Thanks,

Joe

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Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Hi @ JoeAu,

 

As @ScottShearer said,you cannot add attachments to an approval email sent using the Approval action.

 

 

Please take a try to create a flow as screenshot below:

Capture.PNGCapture1.PNG

 

The flow would run successfully as below to send an email with options with attachment as below:

Capture.PNG

 

Please let me know if your issue could be solved.

 

Regards,
Alice Zhang

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Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

You cannot add attachments to an approval email sent using the Approval action.

 

You might consider using a "Send email with options" action rather than an approval.  This action allows you to add attachments.

 

Please post here if you need more information on this concept.

 

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JoeAu Helper I
Helper I

Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Thanks ScottShearer.

I try the "Send email with options". 

But I cannot which Dynamic Content should be the attachment field in Sharepoint list.

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Can you help?

Thanks so much.

Community Support
Community Support

Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Hi @ JoeAu,

 

As @ScottShearer said,you cannot add attachments to an approval email sent using the Approval action.

 

 

Please take a try to create a flow as screenshot below:

Capture.PNGCapture1.PNG

 

The flow would run successfully as below to send an email with options with attachment as below:

Capture.PNG

 

Please let me know if your issue could be solved.

 

Regards,
Alice Zhang

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JoeAu Helper I
Helper I

Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Thanks Alice.

 

I do not find the ID field on the "Get Attachments" action.

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Is there any problem to my Sharepoint list?

 

Thanks,

Joe

Community Support
Community Support

Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Hi @ JoeAu,

 

 

The "ID" in the "Get Attachment" is the same as the "ID" in the "Get item" action.

Capture.PNG

 

 

 

Regards,
Alice Zhang

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JoeAu Helper I
Helper I

Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

Thanks Alice.

 

It is OK now.

 

If I want to keep the user reject reason on a "User Comment" field on Sharepoint, 

How to add this field on the email?  

 

Thanks,

Joe

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Re: add the PDF file on the Approval Email

How do I find who responded when a send email with options is been end to multiple approvers.

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