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rfbusa
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Is it possible to create a flow that uses a field in a powerapp to retrieve a specific sharepoint library to view .pdf files?

I currently have a powerapp that is used for tracking equipment in buildings. It would be helpful for users if they could look at a floor plan that would show them where the equipment is located. I've been told on this site that Power Apps has a built-in PDF viewer, but this requires a Power Automate Flow to retrieve it. So, my question is, would it be possible to create a flow that used a field in the record to determine which specific sharepoint library to look at?  e.g. 123 Main Street is the field in the file and it uses that field to look for sharepoint file 123 main street and in that file it has various .pdf files that the user can choose to view.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FabianAckeret
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Hi @rfbusa 

 

Given that the SharePoint data source doesn't need to be added dynamically and all the files are on specific data sources that you can include in your apps, then yes.

 

The function you need to use is called Filter.

Based on the field (let's call it location), you can then filter documents in a specific library and display them in a gallery.

Filter(<data source>, location = "<location value>")

 

As mentioned in the beginning, you have to make sure to include the libraries beforehand.

 

Kind regards,


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