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Hi,

 

Sending notification mails should be possible via an alias. 

 

In my case my client wants me to send automatic emails to partners when a corresponding item is added in a sharepoint list. I have nothing to do with these partners but they do get to see my personal email adress when I create a flow for automatic notifications.

 

This will only cause problems for me... the mails should be sent via "noreply" or something that indicates that it's coming from the flow.

 

The only solution that I see now, is to create an extra office 365 user... wich is a bit of overkill...

 

Thanks,

I tried to set up a flow using a shared Microsoft Form (I did not create the form, my colleague did). I can access the shared form in Microsoft Forms under Shared, but the form does not appear in the dropdown list of forms in Flow.

 

Adding this feature would be great!

Hello,

 

can we get a simple checkbox that would turn OFF sending an email notification from:maccount@microsoft.com when sharing run-only flows. I have flows that are shared with the whole org and it is becoming spam-like.

 

...managers hate it and users are confused, even more so when I have to send a second email that actually explains the flow with the text "that you should ignore previous email from:maccount@microsoft.com" that usually contains a link and screenshots as to how actually use the flow.

 

Also that blue "Get Button" button is useless for flows that runs on specific SHP items, it just generates errors from 100+ users that clicks on it ...

 

I would use share run-only with a SHP list but I cant give the whole org edit permission for these lists. (we use contribute as we dont allow deleting items), if there is a way to change it to contribute please let me know.

 

Thanks. A.

I want to get values of a row of array with no-expression.

for reduce the expressions, for reduce Apply-to-each, for easy, for simple.

 

Scenario:

- Get some values from SQL Server by multiple queries, and use these values without the apply-to-each operations

 

Problem:

- A query of SQL Server output a recordset as array, even if only one row.

- the query like: select top 1 Name, Value from table1 order by orderid

- To use these value, need to the 'Apply-to-each' operation, and use each value in the scope.

- When there are multiple queries, need to Nested 'Apply-to-each' operations,

- In each scope of 'Apply-to-each' operation, can use each value with no-expresson 

 

Therefore:

- I want the operation 'Get values of a row of array'

 

Regards,

Yoshihiro Kawabata

I want to run the flow when the devices enter or exit an area,

Not only one, but multiple devices of multiple persons.

 

for do something at enter/exit by members of a group.

 

Scenario:

- When any members of our group enter our office, Run our flow.

- When any patient exit our facility, notify the nurse.

- When the kids enter to home, notify to their parents.

- When the grandparent exit from home, notify to their childs.

It would be great if there was an option when using Create Event (V2) to set the category of the event created.

New User to Flow, wondering if this is doable:

 

Within our documents folder in Sharepoint we have a folder that contains files which has a column for dates on when they are set to expire. What I'm looking to do is send an e-mail with the file name and expiration date once one of these dates is 30 days away, and send a follow up e-mail when it is 10 days away. 

 

So far I haven't been able to select this folder in Flow (closest I've gotten is selecting the Documents folder) and I'm not sure how to reference the Expiration Date column.

 

 

This is a must have basic functionality.

 

Please add this.

 

Regards,

Chandrashekhar Kumawat

It would be nice to have a flow that lets you create a workspace from a template when an item is added to a list in SharePoint

Microsoft Forms Trigger should default to Split On = On

Status: New
by spg-john-liu a week ago - last edited a week ago

Microsoft Forms trigger has Split On = Off by default.

 

This means every Form trigger starts with an array of usually 1 response, and the Flow is unecessarily complex because of an extra for-each right from the beginning.

 

I see this was the result of part of the fix since 2017-10.  https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Flow-Community-Blog/We-are-fixing-Microsoft-Forms-conn...

 

I think the trigger should default to Split On = true.  Since that makes a much easier Flow.

 

See pictures here:

https://twitter.com/johnnliu/status/1028565758920421377 

've added some members of my team as owners of one of my flows. Unknown to me, they're getting emailed every time I update the flow. It doesn't seem like there is an option to turn this off. This should something that should be set on a user-level basis - active opt-in to receive notifications, and/or an easy opt-out method.

I have emails coming in with project codes in the subject

 

Rather than creating new rules every time I get involved in a new project (weekly) I'd like to set up a flow which both creates the new folder for a project code (if it doesn't exist yet) and then move the mail to that folder.

 

I can do the move item, but because the folder doesn't yet exist the flow fails.

When a flow is created with SharePoint as the connector, it should be able to use the submitter's information to run the flow rather than the creator's information.  Otherwise, it is very confusing because the flow is shown as initiated by the creator but all of the informaition is about the submitter.

Hi,

 

I would like to have Flow connectors to support Word document content parsing. It is needed by my business for fully automatic document handling.

Please refer to the topic "Automatically parse Office Word document located in Sharepoint" for more context.

I want to get the query parameters from HTTP Request trigger.

for use the query parameters to some actions.

 

Like:

- https://xxx/?Key=A1&Value=100

 

Currently:

- the request body data can use as JSON data.

- the HTTP Request trigger can use some methods, GET/PUSH/POST/PATCH/DELETE.

 

Therefore:

- I want to use the query parameters of HTTP Request

It lacks usability when you must update all required fields and choice fields that have default values on a SharePoint list item. I know in advanced settings that you can limit fields by a particular view but that itself is problematic. SharePoint Designer completed this task with ease.

Sending Approval Emails to Shared Mailboxes.

Status: New
by SamDixon on ‎07-19-2018 03:24 AM

I am able to start an approval when setting the assigned user to a user account in Office 365.

 

I am unable to do this when sending to a shared mailbox, and it would be extremely useful for our needs.

 

Whether this is just an error however I cannot find anything online about this, or hasn't been implemented it would be very good I suspect for more than just my needs.

 

Hopefully you see this and think so as well!

 

Thanks

 

Sam

Create a trigger for SharePoint list columns

Status: New
by julieann on ‎02-08-2018 07:43 AM

It would be nice to have a trigger if a certain column in a SharePoint list is modified. For example, if the column "Status" is modified, or if the column "Assigned To" is populated. So we don't have to use the trigger "When an item is created or modified", where you have to create a lot of workaround conditions just to make sure that the column that was updated is what you need. 

Get Approval Status

Status: New
by JoeWilko97 on ‎07-18-2018 08:49 AM

We need a way to check what the status of an approval is

 

Currently have a flow which checks for modifications to a folder, once there is a modification a approval request is triggered

However... when this document gets appended to be approved or rejected, it updates the file again, causing another approval trigger

I just need to add in a condition to check the current approval status. However there is no way to do this

 

 

I have a team site setup for my team. We have several folders that we use as part of our work flow in our interview and hiring process. As we complete different aspect of the interview and hiring process, their file is moved to a different folder so everyone can tell where a particular applicant is in the hiring process. For example, once their back ground is completed, we move their file to the "Extend offer" folder. Once they accept, we move them into the "drug screening" folder, etc. Having a trigger that goes off anytime a file is moved into a particular folder would be very helpful in this process.
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