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Symira
Helper III
Helper III

Inserting image into CDS image field with flow

Hi Guys,

Now with the "Image" datatype available in CDS, I need to populate this field from powerautomate flow. The idea is to:

- Publish a flow with http trigger (json input)

- Third party applications will call the flow with two input fields: record id and the image as "binary string".

 

I am not sure how to accomplish this.

- Are the images saved in base64 format?

 

Looking forward.

- S

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Mira_Ghaly
Dual Super User
Dual Super User

@Symira 

You can use the below CDS Action

Mira_Ghaly_0-1611739815060.png

You need to pass the content as JSON format as below:

{

"$content-type": "image/png",
"$content":"base64string"

}

Mira_Ghaly_1-1611741409128.png

Then use the upload file or image dataverse / CDS action:

Mira_Ghaly_2-1611741538093.png

 

 

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Mira_Ghaly
Dual Super User
Dual Super User

@Symira 

You can use the below CDS Action

Mira_Ghaly_0-1611739815060.png

You need to pass the content as JSON format as below:

{

"$content-type": "image/png",
"$content":"base64string"

}

Mira_Ghaly_1-1611741409128.png

Then use the upload file or image dataverse / CDS action:

Mira_Ghaly_2-1611741538093.png

 

 

If this post helps you with your problem, please mark your as Accepted solution.If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Blog: here
Symira
Helper III
Helper III

Many thanks @Mira_Ghaly , that worked!

Symira
Helper III
Helper III

Hi @Mira_Ghaly ,

 

Just one more question. Now that I can insert images and files, I was keen to know how to delete these. Composing a JSON with $content empty string ("") or "null" doesn't actually delete the image/file field (please refer the following two images)

Symira_0-1612644548859.png

Symira_1-1612644680577.png

 

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