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create a file in sharepoint folder structure

Hello guys,

I want to upload a file to Sharepoint. For that I have a MS Forms with an upload function.

Therefore I have a flow that gets the metadata from OneDrive then the file content.
Using the component: Create file. When filling in the data I got confused. I only know the online version of Sharepoint with a specific set of folders (such as documents). My goal would be to upload a file to that folder. But the listing of folders is different to all the other Sharepoint connectors.
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I see a listing like this. But how do I access these files? Where are they located? Is there a different way to open a sharepoint site (like SSH)?
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I guessed this folder path but that results in the error: "bad request".
Can anyone help?

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Hi @Anonymous  ,

 

Yes Shared Documents is the default Document library in SharePoint.

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SanmeshG
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

Can you please add the screenshot of the error?

 

Also you can try creating the file in /Shared Documents/General

Anonymous
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Hello @SanmeshG 
Thanks for the reply. I ran the flow a few times in the meantime now. I have multiple issues.

  1. One of the earlier errors was this one:
    A file with the name Shared Documents/Forms/Document/File.xlsx already exists. It was last modified by i:0#.f|membership|[Name]on 19 Jul 2023 04:13:56 -0700.
    Problem with this error message: My Document folder in Sharepoint (The website) itself is empty so there must be another folder and I have no idea how to access it.
  2. I can create the file now without errors but I don't see it on sharepoint. And I have no idea where it goes. Also through the search function on Sharepoint online I cannot find the files.
  3. I don not have a /Shared Documents/General folder to choose from there is only /Shared Documents/Forms

Hi @Anonymous  ,

 

Hope you are searching the file in a library named Documents not that path that is given, because that the path for the default SP Document library.

 

So please check the library named Documents.

Anonymous
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Hello @SanmeshG 


Just to clarify things: /Shared Documents/Forms/Document is the path to the default Document folder in SP?

Anonymous
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I have solved the issue. I was told, I should specify the path less and simply use /Shared Documents. This worked and uploaded the file into the default SP documents library.


It is interesting since the URL says /Shared Documents/Forms ...

Hi @Anonymous  ,

 

Yes Shared Documents is the default Document library in SharePoint.

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