The Office 365 Users connector in Power Automate allows you to find details about your colleagues from their email address/UPN. This is especially useful for finding information such as their name, manager, department, job title, office location or phone number. This information can then be used in the flow, such as escalating an approval request to someone's manager.
Save email attachments to SharePoint with Power Automate
In Power Automate you can set up a flow to monitor your inbox and automatically save attachments that have been emailed to you. This post will show you how to create this flow and have the attachments saved to a SharePoint folder.
Display full email message in an approval request
Perhaps you want to initiate an approval request based on an email received. You can insert the body of that email within the approval request, so the approver can see the full message while they action it. Here's how you can do this.
Trigger a flow based on words used in the subject of an email (at least one word from a range used)
When using the Outlook Power Automate trigger, When a new email arrives, you can apply a filter based on the email subject. Rather than just a single string as your Subject Filter, you may want to apply a filter that will work on multiple different words. The advanced settings for the trigger allow you to set these conditions.
Power Virtual Agents unified canvas: overview of changes and new features
The Power Virtual Agents (PVA) unified canvas is a new building experience that brings together the low code PVA as we know, with pro-code capabilities from Bot Framework Composer. The unified canvas has a lot to offer, including the ability to easily add message variations, send images and videos, add adaptive cards to your bot, and a lot more. Here is an overview of how you can try the unified canvas and the changes it brings.
Email a link to a file that has been uploaded via Microsoft Forms submission
There is a question type in Microsoft Forms that allows the responder to upload a file. This file is automatically uploaded to OneDrive. With Power Automate, you can build a flow that will extract the responses to questions in a form, including a link to file attachments, then send it in an email.
Power Automate available in Excel Online
Another new feature to come out of Microsoft Ignite 2022- the ability to use Power Automate within Excel Online. This allows you to search for flows that can assist you with data entry or run Office Scripts without leaving Excel. Screenshot of Power Automate button in Excel Online You will see the Power Automate button … Continue reading Power Automate available in Excel Online
Add an interactive Power BI report in PowerPoint presentation
With the Power BI add-in for PowerPoint you can embed your reports within a presentation. When embedded, the report is interactive- so that means during the presentation you'll be able to click into your report to drill up/down and apply filters. https://github.com/rishonaelijah/blogcontent/raw/main/Add%20Power%20BI%20in%20PowerPoint.gif Demonstration of how to add Power BI report in PowerPoint (instructions detailed below) … Continue reading Add an interactive Power BI report in PowerPoint presentation
What are Power App Cards?
Cards are embeddable, no/low code mini-apps you can create in Power Apps. They are based on Adaptive Cards, but are built with the no-code designer and Power Fx formula language used across Power Apps & other Power Platform tools. Screenshot of Power Apps Cards designer You can get started building cards at https://make.powerapps.com/. The Microsoft … Continue reading What are Power App Cards?
Power Automate: Format your data with examples
Format your data with examples is a feature available in the cloud flow builder of Power Automate. It simplifies flow building experience by reducing the need for you to write your own expressions from scratch. If you want to change how data is returned in your flow, typically you would need to write an expression- … Continue reading Power Automate: Format your data with examples