2020 LAUNCH FOR PERTH AUSTRALIA MS POWER AUTOMATE USER GROUP 2020 is already shaping up to be an amazing year. I am excited to be hosting the Microsoft Power Automate User Group Perth Australia every month. If you are from Perth or visiting Perth and what to learn & connect with other local Power Automators please join our group. https://www.meetup.com/msautomate/
A little while ago I wrote an article about To-Do, it’s had a massive response so I thought I'd follow up and delve a little deeper into the current Power Automate (formerly Flow) relationship that is there today and where I see this going.
Automate the repetitive task if you have a OneDrive folder full of templated resumes and you want to copy each candidate’s name and contact from a well-defined field to an Excel file. First, create a flow that automatically goes through every resume in the folder. Next, add UI flows to your primary flow to record the steps you usually take to transfer data between the two types of files. Finally, run the flow to copy data from Word to Excel for every resume in your OneDrive folder automatically. This is an example to demonstrate the recording experience between two different types of files.
Automate the repetitive task if you want to convert all the legacy XLS files in one of your SharePoint document libraries to XLSX files. First, create a flow that automatically goes through every file in the library. Next, add UI flows to your primary flow that replays the steps you usually take to convert a single file. Finally, run the flow to convert every file in your library automatically.
With AI Builder's prebuilt models you don't need to gather data, train and publish your own models. All you need is to know what they are and how to use them. In this article you'll get an overview of the components available in PowerApps and Microsoft Flow.
There's no need to setup Azure Cognitive Services, just take advantage of the locode Power Platform and instantly recognize text language, detect sentiment of a message, get key phrases out of a document and much more.
In this article, we will learn how to perform various SharePoint Group operations like create group, assign permissions to groups, and add users to a group in Microsoft Flow. As there is no SharePoint connector available to perform group operations in Microsoft Flow, we will be using different REST APIs.
In this blog, I will explain how to call an API (Application Programming Interface) using Microsoft Flow. Here I will be using the NASA API for Astronomy picture of the day (APOD). The plan is to retrieve the picture of the day using the API and store in a SharePoint document library.
On 21st August 2019 Microsoft announcedthat actions in Microsoft Flow from Outlook stack, are going to be moved from using Outlook REST API v1.0 to Microsoft Graph v1.0. Along with that information there was also written, that current Outlook API 1.0 is going to be decommissioned in 1st of November 2019. So after that date all old actions in Microsoft Flow are going to be removed too.
There would be nothing wrong with this transition, moreover – it is motivated by important arguments, however together with positive aspects it has one, significant negative issue: total size of the message sent to Microsoft Graph v1.0 API and the size of each attachment cannot exceed 4MB. That means – large attachments simply cannot be sent from Flow anymore.
In this blog, I will show how to create a flow that can be used as a service. We will create a customer request management service using Flow, SharePoint and a Web app. A user can create a new request through the page by entering the details and upload an attachment. A unique code is generated once the request is processed and the customer can track their request by entering this code and their email address.
The Microsoft business applications virtual launch event is almost here! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to get a first-hand look at the new innovations we’re rolling out for Microsoft Flow. Register today for this free event, and then tune in to the live stream on October 10, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time.
Teams is a great tool for collaboration but how can it brought easily together with Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement? There is an OOTB integration available between Teams and D365 CE, but Flow allows for more automation in creating teams and channels when records are created in D365 CE. This blog post will walk you though a Flow that creates a team, a channel and a tab with D365 CE, when a record is created in D365 CE.
Many of us over time will have worked on projects/solutions where there is a requirement to extract data from documents. This step by step guide details how to configure a Microsoft Flow to extract data from a document and add to the document as metadata.
In this article, I will show you how to setup the flow configuration to delete files older than ‘X’ days from OneDrive. This looks like an easy task by simply listing the entire folder and set a condition to check the modified date and delete the older files. The catch here is, the List Folder action on OneDrive gets you 20 items only. There is no way (pagination settings are not working either) to get more than 20 items.
In this article, I will highlight 10 interesting flow hacks/ workarounds that might help you in building your flows. This article is inspired by a couple of questions that I have been repetitively seeing on the community forums. Being documented at one place, it could be a good cheat sheet for all levels of users (beginners/ mid/ pros) while building flows.
Hey Flow Fans! If you haven't heard of the Microsoft Flow Online Conference yet, I really recommend that you head over there and GET REGISTERED NOW!! You really don't want to miss this FULL day of FREE Microsoft Flow-related 30-minute Sessions that will teach you a bit about everything from beginning your Microsoft Flow journey to mastering the product and making sure you have the fastest running Flows around! I'll go over the who/what/when/where/how in this article! Enjoy!😁
The Common Data Model has a lot of benefits for Small Business Owners. However Small Business Owners do not have the time to "reinvent the wheel" when it comes to establishing apps, data relationships and automations which Microsoft Common Data Service would require. As a result Small Business Owners are forced to choose from marketplace of already established Apps. Luckily Microsoft Flow can provide the benefits of both worlds but enabling a Common Data Model approach to existing Apps in the marketplace.
In this article, I will show you how to use Microsoft Flow, PowerApps and Kaizala to automate end-to-end business processes for daily operations. We will look at a logistics management use case wherein we will see how to automate an item pickup and delivery management process.
Netdocuments is a document management system. I had a requirement where any time a document gets created in SharePoint we need to create a Folder in Netdocuments and move that file from SharePoint to that newly created folder in Netdocuments. Following Flow, will also go over steps of parsing XML file with Xpath. Enjoy!