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tjlovett
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Power Automate and Word Templates

Hi

 

I am re-building 2010 workflows in Automate and have come across this issue:

 

I have a list that stores Word tempates. I have another list (with the same columns) which contains user documents which are created from the template document. 

 

I have set everything up and am now testing.  When I create a document from the template, then open the document in Word, any 'choice' fields are not showing the drop down choices. I have seen this working previously.

 

In the Flow that creates the file from the template, I do the following:

 

1.  'Populate a Microsoft Word template'

2. 'Create file' (File Content = output from 'Populate a Microsoft Word template')

3. 'Update File properties'

 

If I look at the template document, it looks fine:

tjlovett_2-1602682563132.png

 

 

I can see the column is ok if I look at it in the 'Update file properties' section of the Flow:

 

tjlovett_0-1602682375021.png

 

And if I open the 'properties' of the file within the browser, it looks ok too:

 

tjlovett_1-1602682471771.png

 

 

But if I open the document (created from the template) it looks like this:

 

tjlovett_3-1602682644408.png

 

No choice options show. 

 

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?

 

Many thanks!

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