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Calling flows from PowerApps

I have a short question. I have built a power app to call flows by clicking a button. Everything works fine but not for other users that I shared the app.
Question is, My flow contains several office script actions. Do I need to share them as well.? if yes, How can I share an office script for a dynamic file, rather than specific workbooks?
Thank you so much!

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I think I can answer half of your question. When you use a Power Apps flow the flow is running under the context of the user that kicked off the flow. This means the user will need the appropriate access to connect to everything the flow is doing because it is using the user's credentials. I haven't used Office Scripts, so I am not sure of a workaround.

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Resolver I
Resolver I

Hi, Jeff
Thank you so much for your response and for sharing your knowledge!
So As I understand, Once a user calls the flow from PowerApps, it runs on the behalf of the user not the owner of the flow. If so, this could be the reason why office scripts are not executing.
Basically, what app do, I have an attachment control to add excel files and a button to run the flow which is connected in PowerApps.
What flow do, uploads the attached files into SharePoint library and then several office scripts suppose to run. But I can see that once flow starting to run, it uploads the attached files on the behalf of the user not the owner of the flow and connections.


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