Filter Query in SharePoint Get Items in Power Automate

Have you tried the experimental version of Filter query in the SharePoint Get Items action in Power automate yet? Filter Query in Get Items In this post I will look … read the filter-query-get-items-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Filter Query in SharePoint Get Items in Power Automate Have you tried the experimental version of Filter query in the SharePoint Get Items action in...

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3 Ways to add a column to an array in Power Automate

When you have an array in Power Automate and you would like to add a column, you have 3 ways of doing this. Arrays in Power Automate In some of … read the add-a-column-to-an-array-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog 3 Ways to add a column to an array in Power Automate When you have an array in Power Automate and you would like to add a column, you have 3 ways of doing this. In some...

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Patch any field type in a SharePoint list item using Power Apps

In Power Apps the Patch function is very important when you work with data. In this post it’s all about how to update any field type in SharePoint lists. Field … read the patch-field-type-sharepoint-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Patch any field type in a SharePoint list item using Power Apps In Power Apps the Patch function is very important when you work with data. In this...

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Call flows from a model driven app

Wouldn’t it be great if you could call flows from a model driven app? Well you can , but it is not without its difficulties. Some background It is easy … read the call-flows-from-a-model-driven-app post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Call flows from a model driven app Wouldn’t it be great if you could call flows from a model driven app? Well you can , but it is not without its...

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Variables or Compose? Consider neither in Power Automate

The question is Variables or Compose actions in Power Automate? Variables Sometimes you need a place to put things. To explain the idea of variables I often use the idea … read the variables-or-compose-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Variables or Compose? Consider neither in Power Automate The question is Variables or Compose actions in Power Automate? Sometimes you need a place...

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Your 1st lesson in Power Apps, in a few easy steps!

1st lessons can be so important when you want to get started with Power apps. 1st steps in Power Apps – Login Earlier this week I was contacted on the … read the your-1st-lesson-in-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Your 1st lesson in Power Apps, in a few easy steps! 1st lessons can be so important when you want to get started with Power apps. Earlier this week I was contacted on...

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Create new tabs in your Teams in Microsoft Teams using Power Automate

Have you ever tried adding new tabs in your teams in Microsoft Teams? When you do this with Power Automate you might need to have a look at Microsoft Graph. … read the new-tabs-microsoft-teams-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Create new tabs in your Teams in Microsoft Teams using Power Automate Have you ever tried adding new tabs in your teams in Microsoft Teams? When you do this...

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Who can create new environments in the Power Platform

It is important to create multiple environment when you use the Power Platform, but how do you control who can create new environments? Environments There can be multiple reasons for … read the create-new-environments-power-platform post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Who can create new environments in the Power Platform It is important to create multiple environment when you use the Power...

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How to handle leavers in Power Automate

Nobody likes it when people leave your organisation, but apart from the emotional part of this. What do you do when leavers own flows in Power Automate? Flow Owners Last … read the how-to-handle-leavers-in-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog How to handle leavers in Power Automate Nobody likes it when people leave your organisation, but apart from the emotional part of this. What do...

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How to embed a canvas app in your model driven app

Do you want to create a button in the forms in your model driven app? You could embed a Canvas App in your model driven app to do this. Create … read the embed-a-canvas-app-model-driven-app post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog How to embed a canvas app in your model driven app Do you want to create a button in the forms in your model driven app? You could embed a Canvas App in your model driven app...

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Automatically re-enable flows that were suspended in Power Automate

Do you want to re-enable flows that were suspended automatically? Have you noticed that flows that aren’t running are automatically switched off? Switched off flows This can be very annoying! … read the re-enable-flows-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Automatically re-enable flows that were suspended in Power Automate Do you want to re-enable flows that were suspended...

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The target in the Launch function in Power Apps

The Launch function in Power Apps helps you to open links in your browser from your app. Launch Function The launch function has had a few additional options added recently, … read the launchtarget-launch-function-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog The target in the Launch function in Power Apps The Launch function in Power Apps helps you to open links in your browser from your app....

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Create new group alert using Power Automate

Do you want to know when a new group has been created with for example Microsoft Teams? How do you create a new group alert? Create a new flow Ideally … read the create-new-group-alert-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Create new group alert using Power Automate Do you want to know when a new group has been created with for example Microsoft Teams? How do you create a new group...

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Delegation Warnings in Power Apps

We have all seen them, Delegation Warnings, but what is delegation and how do you clear your Power Apps from these warnings Delegation I’m going to start this post by … read the delegation-warnings-in-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Delegation Warnings in Power Apps We have all seen them, Delegation Warnings, but what is delegation and how do you clear your Power Apps from...

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1 Top tip: PowerPlatformLearn.com and master the Power Platform within no time

It can be difficult to get started with the Power Platform, blogs help, training helps, but powerplatformlearn.com can definitely help! Learning Learning can be done in so many ways. Personally … read the master-power-platform-powerplatformlearn post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog 1 Top tip: PowerPlatformLearn.com and master the Power Platform within no time It can be difficult to get started with...

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Compare 2 Excel files using Power Automate

This is such a common scenario. You receive Excel files on a regular basis and you want to compare the files collect the new rows with Power Automate. SharePoint Setup … read the compare-2-excel-files-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Compare 2 Excel files using Power Automate This is such a common scenario. You receive Excel files on a regular basis and you want to compare the...

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Rename SharePoint folders using Power Automate in 2 easy steps

Have you ever wanted to rename SharePoint folders with Power Automate? REST API call to use According to the documentation the following two calls are needed to rename SharePoint folders. … read the rename-sharepoint-folder-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Rename SharePoint folders using Power Automate in 2 easy steps Have you ever wanted to rename SharePoint folders with Power...

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Read dates from Excel with Power Automate

To read dates from Excel files can be tricky, as Excel only give you the number of days since 1 January 1900. Dates in Excel I’ve created myself an Excel … read the read-dates-from-excel-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Read dates from Excel with Power Automate To read dates from Excel files can be tricky, as Excel only give you the number of days since 1 January 1900....

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SharePoint 2010 workflows retiring next week!

Are you ready for your SharePoint 2010 Workflows retiring next week? SharePoint 2010 Well SharePoint 2010 seems to be a long long time ago. Note the comment in the post: … read the sharepoint-2010-workflows-retiring post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog SharePoint 2010 workflows retiring next week! Are you ready for your SharePoint 2010 Workflows retiring next week? Well SharePoint 2010 seems to be...

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Create Distinct filters for Power Apps galleries

So you add a gallery to your app in Power Apps and you want to create some filters (distinct filters of course!). This is the post to read! Galleries I’ve … read the distinct-filters-power-apps-galleries post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Create Distinct filters for Power Apps galleries So you add a gallery to your app in Power Apps and you want to create some filters (distinct filters of...

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Send push notifications to start your app in Power Apps

Have you ever wanted to send push notification to people’s phones to run a Power App? What do you need? The aim is to send a push notification to user’s … read the push-notifications-start-app-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Send push notifications to start your app in Power Apps Have you ever wanted to send push notification to people’s phones to run a Power App?...

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Patch the Common Data Services with Power Apps

Using the patch Function to update records in the Common Data Services can be easy, but a lot depends on the field types used. Reasons for this post This week … read the patch-common-data-services-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Patch the Common Data Services with Power Apps Using the patch Function to update records in the Common Data Services can be easy, but a lot depends on the...

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Deploy Canvas Apps and Flows through solutions

When you deploy Canvas Apps and Flows in Power Apps and Power Automate you can choose to deploy them one by one but adding them to solutions is easier. Solutions … read the deploy-canvas-apps-and-flows-solutions post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Deploy Canvas Apps and Flows through solutions When you deploy Canvas Apps and Flows in Power Apps and Power Automate you can choose to deploy them one...

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Address Input in Power Apps

When you app needs users to input addresses, you can now use the Address input control. Address Input Control While I’m writing this post the address Input control is still … read the address-input-in-power-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Address Input in Power Apps When you app needs users to input addresses, you can now use the Address input control. While I’m writing this...

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Get the changes made to SharePoint Items with Power Automate

Recently the Get changes for an item or file action was added to SharePoint. Here a full overview Get changes for an item or file action The Get Changes for … read the changes-sharepoint-items-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Get the changes made to SharePoint Items with Power Automate Recently the Get changes for an item or file action was added to SharePoint. Here a full...

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Better error handling with parallel branches in Power Automate

This post is all about error handling and parallel branches. General error handling in Power Automate In the past I’ve written quite a few posts about the Try-Catch pattern. Which … read the error-handling-parallel-branches-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Better error handling with parallel branches in Power Automate This post is all about error handling and parallel...

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Use Azure Computer Vision to name your images with Power Automate

To recognize images in SharePoint Azure Computer Vision can be a great help. In this post an example. What is Azure Computer vision Azure Computer Vision can be used to … read the azure-computer-vision-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Use Azure Computer Vision to name your images with Power Automate To recognize images in SharePoint Azure Computer Vision can be a great help. In...

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Business Rules in Model Driven Apps

When you develop model driven apps, business rules can be very useful. Introduction to business rules In this posts I will look at the business rules and how they work. … read the business-rules-in-model-driven-apps post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Business Rules in Model Driven Apps When you develop model driven apps, business rules can be very useful. In this posts I will look at the business...

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Just 3 clicks to disable an action in Power Automate

Have you ever wanted to disable an action in your Power Automate flow? It is just 3 clicks away. Disable an action with Static Result So you have built a … read the disable-an-action-in-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Just 3 clicks to disable an action in Power Automate Have you ever wanted to disable an action in your Power Automate flow? It is just 3 clicks away. So you have...

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Actions function in Power Automate

Most flow developers will know about functions like body and outputs in Power Automate. But how about the actions function? The Actions function The actions function is often forgotten about, … read the actions-function-in-power-automate post Continue Reading Pieter Veenstra’s Article on their blog Actions function in Power Automate Most flow developers will know about functions like body and outputs in Power Automate. But...

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On February the 27th Scottish Summit 2021 will come to you as a virtual event. With over 250 sessions from all Microsoft technologies. You need to register for your FREE ticket and download the Scottish Summit App to see all the great sessions.