Reassign approvals

How to handle Cancel workflows and Reassign approvals in Microsoft Flow

When you use approvals in Microsoft Flow you might have found the recent additions of Approve, Reject and Reassign in the Approvals UI. On top of this there is also a cancel when you look at all the sent Approvals for the approval tasks that you sent from your flows.   These UI options are … Continue reading How to handle Cancel workflows and Reassign approvals in Microsoft Flow

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List of Links in Approval

Using Markdown in Microsoft Flow approval actions

Today I had a look at the option to use Markdown in Approval tasks. All the basic information can be found in the documentation, Use Markdown in Microsoft Flow approval requests. I was trying to include links in my approval task. MarkDown links The simple syntax for this is something like this: [Link Text](Link URL)   … Continue reading Using Markdown in Microsoft Flow approval actions

Please Approve

10 reasons to use Microsoft Flow instead of Azure LogicApps

After yesterday's post 5 reasons to use Azure LogicApps instead of Microsoft Flow you might have thought that I switched to using Azure LogicApps instead of Flow. Wrong! In this post I'm going to give 10 reasons to use Flow instead of LogicApps. Reason 1 - PowerApps integration When you use PowerApps and call flows … Continue reading 10 reasons to use Microsoft Flow instead of Azure LogicApps

Cancel approvals patttern

Cancel your pending approvals in Microsoft Flow

There are quite a few posts about approvals in Microsoft Flow. Have you ever noticed that when you have one of your flows sending an approval that there is no option to cancel the approval step? In this post I'm describing one approach fro cancelling the approval steps so that you can resubmit the approval … Continue reading Cancel your pending approvals in Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow – Get your manager to approve documents

Today, a very quick post about Microsoft Flow.  You want to get the manager of the user that created a document to approve a document. You don't want to specify who the manager is within the flow. Instead Flow should find the manager. The Get Manager action can help you here:    

Microsoft Flow – Do you have an approval process? I’ve got 2!

Within Microsoft Flow it is possible to create approval processes. Nothing special! Simply create an approval action You will now receive an email that looks as shown below: Or within the Flow interface you can also approve your outstanding items   But there is an alternative option available. And again there will be an email … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Do you have an approval process? I’ve got 2!

Microsoft Flow- Do you approve?

As Microsoft Flow is replacing other workflow systems like SharePoint Designer Workflows, I've been looking into the options available. Over the last year I've seen from Flow moving from 'That is not possible' to a 'Wow, can it do that too'! In the past I've seen many customers asking for approvals to be easier. Having … Continue reading Microsoft Flow- Do you approve?