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Corrupted pdf file sent as attachment to email

Hello!

I have created a simple flow, which when response is submitted via Microsoft send the email to responder with attached file which was submitted with the form. Flow is working  for all types of files apart from pdf. Pdf files are corrupted. I have tried to look for a solution but nothing has worked for me. I have created the flow in classic view. The file saved on SP works properly.

 

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v-yetonggu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @MagKiePL ,

Please check this test:

First go to your SharePoint group site and check the folder path where the files uploaded by MS Form are stored.

My Folder Path:

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My Flow:

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/Shared Documents/Apps/Microsoft Forms/

{
"Name":@{items('Apply_to_each')?['name']},
"ContentBytes":@{body('Get_file_content_using_path')}
}

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Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

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v-yetonggu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @MagKiePL ,

Please check this test:

First go to your SharePoint group site and check the folder path where the files uploaded by MS Form are stored.

My Folder Path:

vyetonggumsft_4-1716526380528.png

My Flow:

vyetonggumsft_6-1716526777414.png

/Shared Documents/Apps/Microsoft Forms/

{
"Name":@{items('Apply_to_each')?['name']},
"ContentBytes":@{body('Get_file_content_using_path')}
}

vyetonggumsft_1-1716525806455.png

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

SanmeshG
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

Hi @MagKiePL ,

 

I see that you are using the SharePoint Get file Content action , instead you should be using the OneDrive connector action for Get file content using path , as the attachment added while submitting the MS Form are saved to the OneDrive in Apps/Microsoft Form/Form-Name folder.

 

Also , make sure that you are passing the correct parameter to the Get file content using path action.

 

You can consider using Parse JSON action by taking the file attachments response as an input from the Get Response Details action.

 

Checkout the below article for the same.

 

https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/article/how-to-save-microsoft-forms-responses-with-attachments-to-shar...

 

If this helps , do give this a thumbs up and mark this as a solution.

 

Thanks,

Sanmesh

 

Hi! Thank you for the quick answer. It didn't work for me. I am not able to open the pdf from the attachment. Any other ideas?

 

Hi! I believe in this case attachments are saved on sharepoint in this case as this form was created for a group.

Hi @MagKiePL ,

Please show me a screenshot of your flow's Get file content using path and append to array variable control configuration parameters .

And a screenshot of the file path of your SharePoint list.

 Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

Here you go:

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Hi @MagKiePL ,

Please replace the dynamic content name with the expression items('Apply_to_each')? ['name']

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items('Apply_to_each')?['name']

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

Hi!

In both I have used items('Apply_to_each')?['name'] and still I get the same result.

 

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Hi @MagKiePL ,

Can your pdf file be opened locally?

 

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

yes, I can open it locally without any issue. When I attach other types of files than pdf also I can open them as attachment. Only pdf is corrupted when attached to the email.

Hi @MagKiePL ,

It’s strange that my pdf file can be opened.

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Please try upload other pdf files and submit MS Form.

Best Regards,

Sunshine Gu

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