Store your files in the Common Data Service with Microsoft Flow

In general I will store my files in SharePoint as the document management capabilities of SharePoint match what I need. Document Libraries offer the option to store files and manage my files better than most other document stores. I do however sometimes need to store files in a different location, away for SharePoint. Today I … Continue reading Store your files in the Common Data Service with Microsoft Flow

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PowerApps and flow Usergroup in London

Join us at the PowerApps and Flow User Group UK (London)

Register Today! The next PowerApps and Flow user group meeting in London will be held on 21 November 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT) with the following amazing speakers: EY Kalman Liam Harrison Laura Graham-Brown The Location We will meet up from 6pm at the following address: The Microsoft Reactor 70 Wilson Street … Continue reading Join us at the PowerApps and Flow User Group UK (London)

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Debugging Flows, exclude steps temporarily

Have you ever tried to debug a flow and you wanted to exclude some steps in your flow temporarily? Just so that you can test the steps that are failing. Especially on long running flows it can be a painful process if you have to run your whole flow just so that you can test … Continue reading Debugging Flows, exclude steps temporarily

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Update a cell in Excel using Flow

When you try to update a cell in Excel using Microsoft Flow you could use the Update a row action. In the past I've used MS Graph to do things with Excel spreadsheets with Flow. Update a row in Excel When you use the update a row action, like with all other actions in this … Continue reading Update a cell in Excel using Flow

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Calling long running flows in PowerApps.

How often do you need to do something complicated in PowerApps and you use Flow to do this for you? When this something takes longer than a minute you might run into issues. These Long running flows called from PowerApps will time out after one minute. The Power Platform can handle long running flows, however … Continue reading Calling long running flows in PowerApps.

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Handling apostrophes in Microsoft Flow

Almost all data in Microsoft Flow is handled using json. Just like with Xml in the past, it is important to understand the limitations of json. An example of json usage in Flow is shown below. In the above example shows: An array An item in an array An attribute value Dynamics content used within … Continue reading Handling apostrophes in Microsoft Flow

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PowerPlatform for Admins connector in PowerApps

After yesterday's post about the PowerPlatform for Admins connector, today it is time for the same connector in PowerApps. Within your Canvas app, create a Gallery and then search for Power and the Power Platform for Admins connector will appear.   Then you can set the Items to collect the environments using functions like the … Continue reading PowerPlatform for Admins connector in PowerApps