Update file Action in OneDrive For Business Connector.(Power Automate Cloud flows)

11/09/2023

Japanese version.

This action updates the contents of a file on OneDrive.

How to use

Select the "OneDrive For Business" connector when adding steps to the flow.

Select "Update file" from the "Actions" menu.

Set parameters.

Parameters.

File

Specify the ID of the file stored in OneDrive.

Select a file with the directory icon on the right.

When selected, it looks like a file path, but it is only a display and the substance is an ID.

If you delete the specified file and then create a file with the same name, it will be treated as a different file.
In such a case, an error will occur that the file does not exist, so it must be re-specified in the flow.

Dynamic content.

Set the ID of the following triggers/actions dynamic content.

Those that retrieve file contents at the same time are excluded.

Triggers.

Actions.

File Content

Specify the contents of the file to be updated.

The contents of the file can be specified as follows.

  • Fixed text.
  • Dynamic content of other actions and triggers.

For fixed text, specify without quotation marks.

In the example below, a text file with ABCD will be created.

Dynamic contents

Typical items used in subsequent steps are as follows

Metadata for the updated file is available.

Id

File identifier.

Name

File name.

Path

Full path of the file.

Last modified time

Last update.

Last modified by

Last updated by user name.

Size

Bytes in file.

Media type

MINE type of file.

Is folder?

True if it is a folder; False if it is not a folder.

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Links

OneDrive For Business Connector(Power Automate Cloud flows)