Category: Flow

Overcome 4MB mail limit sent from Microsoft Flow

On 21st August 2019 Microsoft announced that actions in Microsoft Flow from Outlook stack, are going to be moved from using Outlook REST API v1.0 to Microsoft Graph v1.0. Along with that information there was also written, that current Outlook API 1.0 is going to be decommissioned in 1st of November 2019. So after that date all old actions in Microsoft Flow are going to be removed too.

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Logging errors in Microsoft Flow with Application Insights

This post extends what I wrote in a previous one about Try-Catch pattern in Microsoft Flow. In this writing I am focusing on how you can log errors that occurs in your Microsoft Flows in a single place, using Azure Application Insights.

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Substitutions in Microsoft Flow

The post you are reading now was inspired by a recent question I saw on my Twitter. User was asking if it is possible to reassign a task to another employee if the current assignee is out of office without an access to their Office 365. I found this question as a direct link to a well known functionality of business applications called “substitutions”.

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Discovering suspended workflows with Microsoft Flow

In my daily work over business processes in Office 365, specifically in SharePoint Online, one thing annoys me the most – namely the lack of mechanisms to inform me that the workflow has hung up – that it is in a “Suspended” state.

The solution for that issue is not provided by Microsoft or Nintex – the company with which products I have been working for a quite long time. There are only workarounds, but they are inadequate, and I wanted to be able to react proactively and not reactively to any flow suspension event.

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PowerApps hand written signature

PowerApps+Flow logo

Customer asked me if this is possible to add handwritten signature to a PDF generated using tools available in Office 365. My first thought was “no”, then I checked that there is “Pen input” control in PowerApps, so it was like “yes”. Then again, after searching “how” this signature can be put inside a document, I thought this is a “no”.

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