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Sharepoint Create Folder

Glad to have possibility in flow to have an action to create Folder in Sharepoint and give permission to it for people.

Status: Completed

Hi all,

 

Happy to announce the 'Create new folder' action is now available in the SharePoint Connector! Smiley Happy

 

Thanks,

Chaks

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@StephenM your approach sounds very intersting, however yet I miss deeper knowledge. Would you be so kind to share some more details and maybe a screenshot or two to illustrate your procedure?

Thanks so much!

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That would be a nice feature!

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@StephenM  Curious how you're creating folders without creating files.    The "Create File" action requires a file to be added.  So I can put a value in the folder path that creates a new folder, but I then create a text file in the folder, then in the same flow delete the new text file.  I don't see a way to just create a folder.  Can you provide more detail on how you're creating folders?

Super User

agree with @markalan928 - also wonder and eager to learn how to create a folder without using a dummy file

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This is insane!!   2 years later and we can't say that Flow can fully replace SharePoint Designer since it can't create a simple folder (the most basic need for content management).   Not happy 😞

 

Yet, MS Flow supports some useless 3rd party connectors... but MS is not prioritizing their own ecosystem benefits.

 

I'm sad and baffled...  and now my project has new risks.

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MS Flow can create Sharepoint folders. I do a few dozen times a day with my flows in three quick steps. 

 

create a flow to create a file

make the location of where to save the file the folder you want to create

delete the file

 

you're left with the folder you wanted

 

 

 

 

 

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I cannot believe this was not build on day 1!!!  Smiley Sad

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creating folders and sub folders WITHOUT a dummy file is possible. i'm now doing it loads with my flows thanks to Pieter Veenstra's blog post

 

here's how...

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/08/09/microsoft-flow-create-a-folder-in-a-document-library-using-microso...

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I voted!

 

Please be a lad and vote my idea, to increase the approval timeout (or just general timeout) of flows to MORE THAN 30 DAYS!!

 

I'm at 155 votes, more is better.

Thanks!!

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/Increase-approval-timeout-to-more-than-30-days/idi-p/...

Level: Power Up

This is definitely a must have