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Abehrmann
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Overwriting a .xlsx file when a new file is sent as an email attachment

I have scheduled reports emailed to me and I would like to route then to a specific folder in my OneDrive and overwrite the previous report and if possible trigger a powerBi report to refresh
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v-yamao-msft
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Hi @Abehrmann,

 

If the coming attachment has the same name with the previous report, then using the action Create file will replace the previous file automatically. We could check it at version history of the file.

 

Please take the following screenshot for a reference.

 

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However, currently it is not possible to trigger a Power BI report using Flow, I have seen a similar request on Flow Ideas Forum, please vote it at here:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/Allows-update-power-bi-reports-direct-by-Dropbox/idi-...

 

 

Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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GabrielStJohn
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Hello,  @Abehrmann!

Have you had an opportunity to apply @v-yamao-msft‘s recommendation to adapt your Flow? If yes, and you find that solution to be satisfactory, please go ahead and click “Accept as Solution” so that this thread will be marked for other users to easily identify!


Thank you for being an active member of the Flow Community!

-Gabriel
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- Gabriel
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