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Receive Notification When a File is Viewed in SharePoint

Receive Notification When a SharePoint file is viewed in browser, viewed in offline client, or downloaded.  Audit logs do not have this option and even if they did it is for an entire site collection - I just want to create a flow any time a file is read in a specific library.

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I had a need for this today, as a matter of fact.  Of course, no one will ever look at this idea or consider it.


Woman Frustrated

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With the announcement of File Hover Card, maybe the capability isn't that far off:


With File Hover Card, as soon as you hover your mouse over a file you will be able to see file details such as access stats like number of views, who viewed, and who modified