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RubenM1
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Power Automate sends blank pdf from Power BI

Hello,

 

I have created a Power Bi report in my company's workspace and when I export it manually to pdf from Power BI Service all data is shown. However, when creating a flow in Power Automate to export the report to pdf and send it to an email, the pdf is sent in blank and with no format. I have tried disabling the "New designer" option, as some previous posts show as a solution, but the pdf is still being sent in blank.

 

Does anyone know what is happening? How can I solve this problem? Thanks in advance.

 

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Attachment name in send email action needs the file extension i.e. .pdf

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Attachment name in send email action needs the file extension i.e. .pdf

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I think this is a bug with the new designer.

When you created your flow with the new designer, the output body of the export action was attached to email instead of the file content. When you turned off the new designer, you can see it showed Body in the attachment content field.

Delete that Body and re-insert File Content. Also, you need the file extension as AlexEncodian suggested. Then try the flow again.

Thanks you both so much! It works now, it was because of the missing .pdf name.

Thank you, I've been looking for a solution to this issue for weeks and only now stumbled upon your suggestion. After disabling the new designer and re-adding the File Content it works as expected!

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