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LHole
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Wait for file - wildcard?

Ì have a folder where XML-files with unknown name will be written to.
It would be perfect if you could add a "Wait for file" and set the path with a wildcard - e.g. C:\Temp\*.xml but this doesn't seem to work.

This would be in a while loop - and the flow would wait for a file to appear and then do certain operations.

I could use a "Get files in folder" in a loop with a for each - but that doesn't seem effective.

Is there any other way to solve this?

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PierrePetrucci
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+1 I also need to use the same in my organisation if someone know how to do it ...
Thks

fraenK
Super User
Super User

PAD has no local triggers. So you can only check the files in a folder within a loop and filter by new files with the extension xml. Or schedule the run through a cloud flow.

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