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GTurkistane
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sending attachment though power apps to power automate but data is incomplete

I made an app that uploads its attachment to power automate so that i can send it to an email as attachment, here is the formula am using to get attachment data:

 

Set(data, JSON(Image3.Image, JSONFormat.IncludeBinaryData));

Collect(rawdata, {contentBytes: Mid(data, Find(",", data)+1, Len(data) - Find(",", data) -1), name:Last(Ducements.Attachments).Name});

 

 

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and here is how it is sent to the flow:

 

SendEmailAttV2.Run(JSON(rawdata));

 

here is the flow am using to process the data nd send it in an email:

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Schema:

 

{
    "type": "array",
    "items": {
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
            "name": {
                "type": "string"
            },
            "contentBytes": {
                "type": "string"
            }
        },
        "required": [
            "name",
            "contentBytes"
        ]
    }
}

 

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upon receiving the email, i can not open any of the attachment saying that it is corrupted, they all have correct names and types, here is the flow run:

 

 

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NOTE: i am required that i send the emails from power automate and can not just simply send it from power apps

 

 

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@GTurkistane Understood! So far I have uploaded multiple file from PowerApps to SP using Power Automate. In your case you are not uploading file to SP, instead directly attaching to email.

 

Please give a try on the Shane's video that I suggested. He is basically uploading/creating files to SP.

 

Thanks,

ANB

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Hi @GTurkistane , Check this: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps/Power-app-form-Sending-Attachment-to-flow/td...

 

In this solution, it accepts 2 parameter to Power Automate. check out the solution in above post.

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ANB


thank you for the reply, but this only works for one file, and i want it to send multiple files, which am using a collection for.

HI @GTurkistane , I am not sure whether that is possible. This is what I found: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps/multiple-attachments-from-powerapps-to-flow-...

 

But you can also check Shane's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UeRzfPo8RE

 

In the video he is uploading file to SP, in your case you want to send as attachment to email so you might have consider building flow accordingly.

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Thanks,
ANB


 

 

i saw that post before, it is correct that the FILE input can only take one file but am using the text input when it will take a JSON file from Power Apps and then I parse it in Power Automate, and I already received the email with the attachments and correct names and file types, but i can not open it as it is corrupted

@GTurkistane Understood! So far I have uploaded multiple file from PowerApps to SP using Power Automate. In your case you are not uploading file to SP, instead directly attaching to email.

 

Please give a try on the Shane's video that I suggested. He is basically uploading/creating files to SP.

 

Thanks,

ANB

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