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Issue creating a Flow within PowerApps



I am having an issue trying to create a flow within PowerApps for a Canvas app I am trying to design. 


When I select Flows form the site, I select create new flow. 


Then I select create from blank. 


I search for connectors and find the one I am looking for: "Common Data Services - When a record is created". However, I can't select it to assign the Environment, Entity or scope - which are my next steps. When I select the connector, nothing happens. 


Any help would be much appreciated.




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Re: Issue creating a Flow within PowerApps

Flows that are initiated by PowerApps always use a PowerApps button trigger. You can go to the Flow designer if you want to make a Flow with a Common Data Services trigger. But that Flow will run independently from the PowerApp you are creating. Otherwise create the flow to trigger with a PowerApps button and then add a data source connection to CDS.


What are you trying to accomplish.  Please explain a bit more and we can help with the design.

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Re: Issue creating a Flow within PowerApps

Hi @irishmanmick ,


Please follow below documentation step by step about how to start a flow within PowerApps:




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Re: Issue creating a Flow within PowerApps

Hi @irishmanmick how are you progressing with this? Can you review the above replies and update the thread if you need further assistance?


Thank you,



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Re: Issue creating a Flow within PowerApps



Haven't been able to get past the issue I am having - need to have another look at it. 



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