Microsoft Flow - Creating a flow from a template
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Microsoft Flow - Creating a Flow from a Template
In this chapter we will look at some of the easy to use template flows . Template flows take the hassle out of setting up complex logic and flow logic per se.
Create a OneNote page for a future event.
From the Flow home screen, search for bar and type OneNote, click Search.
From the displayed search result, select Create OneNote page for upcoming event .
The screenfollowing will show the applications or services that are going to be used by this template feed -
If you scroll down a bit , you will see the permissions required by each of the applications / services.
Continue by providing the required credentials and click Continue. If you have valid accounts and credentials, the highlighted box (in green ) above will be converted into the box below.
So according to the screen above, when you will have a new event in the 'Calendar ID "Calendar ", the OneNote notebook mentioned in the screenshot above will be accessible. The Daily Notes section of the notebook will be created with a new note containing the notes for this event.
When you click Create Feed, the summary below is displayed.
Here is also an example of the new (blank) OneNote page created by this feed.
- Save attachment to OneDrive
- Return to the Home screen to use the search bar.
- In the search bar, type "OneDrive".
The following results will be displayed -
- As highlighted , select the template - Save Outlook.com attachments to your OneDrive section .
- The next screen will show the apps or services in use and permissions corresponding required by them.
The screen below shows the details ofu account for each of the above apps / services.
- Please make sure you enter your information identification and for both, a green check mark will be displayed as highlighted above.
- Click on Create Feed
A summary of the feed will be displayed as below -
As shown above, click on the Refresh button under the Runs section. If you have an attachment sent to your outlook.com email address, it will go directly to OneDrive.
I sent an email to my Outlook.com account withec an attachment and it was posted in my OneDrive account as below.
- Import tweets with Microsoft Flow.
- When it comes to using Twitter, sometimes it makes sense to save all tweets to a local file for sentiment analysis etc.
- Now for this example we will save the tweets in a Google sheet.
- So you will need a Twitter account as well as a Google account.
- In the bar of Search the home screen, type twitter. Scroll down to select the model as shown below.
As always, the next screen will show the applications or services required by this flow and the permissions corresponding.
Regarding permissions, make sure to add both accounts and see the green check mark as shown in the screenshot below.
- Click Continue.
- Now comes the filtering part. you want a particular hash tag copied, specify it on this screen.
- Additionally, it will be necessary to specify a file and spreadsheet in which to save your tweets.
For the purposes of this example, I am entering #microsoftflow as the search text.
I have already created a sheet with my Google Sheets account, which has a default spreadsheet, which I will specify in the sections provided above.
Important to note - When you provide the name of the file and the worksheet, the window below will appear. Pay close attention to the instructions. You need to add columns.
Follow the steps and click on the save button. The next step will be to provide the rows in Google Sheet.
- Click Save.
- Click the Back button to return to the summary screen for this feed.
Whenever a new tweet is posted with the above criteria, the tweets will be forwarded to the Google sheet you specified.