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How to access an attachments using ID>

Hello all, I was wondering if there is a way for me to access an attachment using ID. I have a SharePoint list called 'Chhuns Test', and I am attempting to use a combination of collection and directly using the list to display pictures. On the details page, I am using a collection, but on the image tab, I want to use the list directly. It seems like attachments can't be put into the collection so I was thinking that this way would work. 

 

I was thinking of getting the ID of the selected item of the collection and using that ID, I can access the attachment from the SharePoint list directly. But I do not know the method of calling the attachment using ID. Is this even possible? Please help! Thank you!!! 

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jhall
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think I did this using the File URL that could be retrieved for the Attachments.  However, I'm not sure if this was the one where I had to do that via Flow and then created some HTML dynamically and populated a field with it.  That seems correct.

Again, from memory (which...is not reliable), I think I created the record & attachments, picked up the event in Flow, rolled through each Attachment in Flow and built an HTML string, then wrote that back out to the same SharePoint record in a distinct field.  When users went back to edit/view the record & attachments, the HTML gave them clickable links to the files.

v-yutliu-msft
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Hi @Anonymous ,

Do you want to display images in attachments field of SharePoint?

Since the data in attachments field is a table, it's not supported to diaplay images in image control directly.

I suggest you use gallery to display images in attachments field and filter item according to other field.

For example, Set the gallery's Item: LookUp(listname,ID=....).Attachments

Set the gallery's arrow's OnSelect: Launch(ThisItem.AbsoluteUri)

Here's a similar issue for your reference:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/General-Discussion/Displaying-attachments/m-p/134694

 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu

 

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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