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thomas1992UK
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Cant delete a SharePoint File Dynamically

Hi,

 

I've been stuck on this all day and can't seem to get past it.

 

I have a file I need to select dynamically, from a SharePoint Library and delete it (sounds easy).

 

I have also tried it so the file path (file path is saved in a sharepoint list) is coped in to the file identifier, no luck.

 

My flow is below, it works until I pass the delete output the file identifier. Any other solutions would also be appreciated.

 

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I've also tried this solution to change the file identifier to a uri with no look:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Flows/SharePoint-Delete-file/m-p/316594#M33853

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sudharsan1985
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Hi @thomas1992UK 

Have you tried using the SharePoint REST API to delete the file?

Hope it helps, please like it or mark it as a solution if it resolves your clarification or issue
-Sudharsan K...
Gudny
New Member

This worked for me:
You need to replace the backslash / in the URL with %2F when you type in the file identifier or when using dynamic content to as the file identifier.
See explanation here

Thanks, that really helped me.😀

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