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Sharepoint Trigger - 'When an existing item is modified' available via template, not via manual addition

When selecting Flows from within a SharePoint list, you are presented with existing templates which include an option for triggering a flow 'when an existing item is modified'.
From within the Flow interface, when selecting a trigger this option doesn't exist - instead you have 'when an item is created or modified'.
Are these two tiggers different? If so, can we expect the one available from the templates list ('when an existing item is modified') to continue being supported?

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Hi @PaulD1 ,


When an existing item is modified is actually When an item is created or modified, there is no difference between the two.

Just in the template, it is renamed to "When an existing item is modified".

Sorry for this has caused you trouble, you could click on the icon to understand the specific usage of the trigger or action:


This is all the triggers currently supported by the SharePoint connector:



Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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