Custom Actionable Messages with Microsoft Flow – part 1 – Sending out the message

This is part 1 of the Custom Actionable Messages with Microsoft Flow series With Microsoft Flow, there are two ways of sending out-of-the-box Actionable Messages: Start an approval Send email with options Things I ran into by using these actions are: The comment boxes with the Start an approval action are optional and cannot be […]

Updating a multi-people field in SharePoint with Microsoft Flow

If you want to update an item/document metadata in SharePoint with Flow, the Update Item / Update File Properties action is your saviour. Or isn’t it? I stumbled upon a call for help on Twitter from¬†Vlad Catrinescu (@vladcatrinescu) where he asked how to update a People field with multi-select option enabled. I went to create […]

How to properly make use of Item-level Permissions in SharePoint

It’s always a struggle whenever you’re configuring something in SharePoint where a user puts in information that is privacy sensitive. Should you fix this by using custom permissions (by using a custom Flow of Workflow), using differerent lists/libraries for each sensitive data type, use item-level permissions or use views with a [Me] filter in it? […]