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Own excel file for everyone I share the application with



I have an Excel file(with tables) in one drive that I use as a database. When I share my app I need to share excel file too. But I dont want to anyone change the original excel file. Is possible to create the same file for everyone, I share app, and then they can write it to new file?


I tried power automate. I copied my excel file to one drive and created new colder with copied file. Then I maped excel tables to new folder and excel file (power automate flow is in first button in app). But when someone I share with app start app, see a lot of errors that tables didnt exist (logical, when the folder and file didnt exist yet), and when he press the button the file is not generated for him. Even if he move excel file from share files to his folder in one drive. I have this original file in my files in one drive too.


Is there some way for everyone to have own excel file to write in and not shared excel file? 


Thank you!!

Lucie Řípová


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