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Create file from template based on a content type (SharePoint Online)

Hi Team, 

 

There are many discussions about this topic, but there is no solution for this.

 

It would be great if "Create file" action for SharePoint will allow defining a content type and fields which will eventually generate a document based on a template associated with the content type. 

Now it requires 'File content' which is actually not a creating but rather copying action.

 

Cheers

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Yep, this something I'm also looking for. It would be even good if there was the possibility to create a file based on the template which is set in the sharepoint library.

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I've also been attempting this recently... has there been any developments?

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Would be good if we could create any type of content type, not just files. A library might be set up with specific folder content types or even document sets. Hence it would be good to be able to trigger the creation of any of these. Specifically I am needing this now for creating a document set and moving a file into it if a person uploads a document outside of a document set.

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Any update on this Microsoft? We have a status reporting library with a handful of different content types and document templates for the various reports we do and we'd like to automate the creation of these files on a weekly/monthly basis. 

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Any update on this one from Microsoft? Our clients have to use alternative solution if we cannot achieve this using Office 365 / SharePoint Online.