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Specify the approver and attach a document

Hi Everyone,


I was wondering, I am looking to utilize flow to help our accounting dept get invoices approved by the respective approvers. 


Idea flow

   - E-mail received from the vendor with the invoice.

        -Accountant determines who is the approver

    - Invoice should be sent to the specified user in flow

     - Approver views then approve/deny

     -Both parties are notified. 



Couple issues i came across is that i cannot choose the approver, i have to input a email address of who gets it, and a way to attach a file prior to sending it for approval.


Thank you for the help and input.


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Community Support


Hi @gregd ,


Some questions need to be clarified first:

  • What do you mean by "Accountant determines who is the approver", how to get the specified Approver email.
  • Where the attachment file comes from, whether it is a fixed file or dynamically changes.

Please provide details of these issues, or you could share your current Flow configuration and explain your issue.


In addition, the Approval action is currently unable to add attachments, we can only add links to files.

Or you could consider using Send an email with options action to create an approval request so you can add attachments directly to the message.


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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