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kelliprieto
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Can "For selected item" trigger be applied to multiple files at one time?

I am using the "for selected item" trigger in one of my flows. I am wondering if the flow can be configured, so that I can a select multiple files/items in a SharePoint list then run the flow.

 

Is this possible? 

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@kelliprieto:

 

There is no "out of the box" method of  running a Flow on multiple items at once. 

 

Alternative solutions that you might investigate include inserting custom code on the page.  Also, you might investigate using PowerApps to create a customized view which allows you to select multiple items and calls a Flow to run against each selected item.   You might try posing this question in the PowerApps forum.

 

Scott

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ScottShearer
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@kelliprieto:

 

Unfortunately, Flows starting with a For a Selected Item trigger can only be run against a single item at a time.  You may notice that the Flow menu item goes away when multiple items are selected.

 

Sorry...

 

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Scott

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Scott,

 

Thanks for responding! Is there another trigger that would work?

 

Kelli

@kelliprieto:

 

There is no "out of the box" method of  running a Flow on multiple items at once. 

 

Alternative solutions that you might investigate include inserting custom code on the page.  Also, you might investigate using PowerApps to create a customized view which allows you to select multiple items and calls a Flow to run against each selected item.   You might try posing this question in the PowerApps forum.

 

Scott

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XoxoXo
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workaround in this case may be automated flow (when item is created or modified)

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then you just need to:

1. Open specified SharePoint list

2. Create basic new column where you will add new value

3. Edit list in grid view

4. add new value (lets say "1") to the items which you would like to automate

5. Done 🙂 

 

I hope this will help you 

Cheers

 

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