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ks4050kt
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PowerAutomate flow is not shown in PowerApps in case of Solutions with Parent/Child flow

I developed Parent/Child flow in "Solutions", and they are working well in each test running.

But this parent flow is not shown in PowerApps when I selected button and menu "Action > PowerAutomate" in PowerApps. Other PowerApps trigger flows are shown in the list thru PowerApps.

 

Do I need any setting for Solution (Parent/Child flow) to be shown in PowerApps menu?? 

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Mira_Ghaly
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@ks4050kt 

My understanding is that the child flows can't be created outside a solution and also the parent needs to be in a solution.

 

But the Flows created from a power apps button / CDS Model Driven app form are currently can't be included in a solution.

 

So the work around i suggest is to make the parent to be triggered on a specific field update? Are you using CDS or SharePoint?

 

Parent - Child in a solution, then your flow from power apps will be used to update a field that triggers the Parent Flow.

 

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Mira_Ghaly
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@ks4050kt

WWhat is the trigger on the parent flow? 

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@Mira_Ghaly, My trigger of parent flow is "Power Apps". Is this correct??

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Mira_Ghaly
Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

@ks4050kt 

My understanding is that the child flows can't be created outside a solution and also the parent needs to be in a solution.

 

But the Flows created from a power apps button / CDS Model Driven app form are currently can't be included in a solution.

 

So the work around i suggest is to make the parent to be triggered on a specific field update? Are you using CDS or SharePoint?

 

Parent - Child in a solution, then your flow from power apps will be used to update a field that triggers the Parent Flow.

 

If this post helps you with your problem, please mark your as Accepted solution.If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Blog: here

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@Mira_Ghaly 

Yes, your solution is working well. Thank you so much.

I set trigger with SharePoint;

PowerApps Trigger Flow↓↓

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Parent Flow ↓↓

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But just wondering, if this method is using, no need to adopt Parent/Child flow... "Create item in Sharepoint" will be parent flow, then Child flow will be run.

The purpose of separation for Parent/Child flow is to control access by users, hence finally meet the purpose, but "Run a Child Flow" action is not indispensable...

What do you think?? @Mira_Ghaly 

 

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