Find files in folder by path Action in OneDrive For Business Connector.(Power Automate Cloud flows)

Japanese version.

This action searches for folders and files in the folder specified by path and obtains a list of matches.

How to use

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

Select "Find files in folder by path" from the "Actions" menu.

Set parameters.


Search Query

Specify the string to be searched.

Folder Path

Specify the folder path stored in OneDrive.

Select a file with the directory icon on the right.

Unlike "Find files in folder", the entity is also a file path.

It works even if the specified folder is deleted and then a folder with the same name is created.

File Search Mode

Select a search method.

  • Pattern…Pattern search using regular expressions
  • OneDriveSearch…Normal search of OneDrive

Pattern" performs pattern searches using regular expressions.

The following regular expressions are typical examples.

.Any 1 character.
+Repeat the immediately preceding character one or more times.
*Repeat the immediately preceding character zero or more times.

For example, specifying ". *xlsx" will make all Excel files the search results.

Number of files to return

Specify the maximum number of search results (up to 100).

Dynamic contents

Get files and folders information as an array.

Its use requires "Apply to each".

Specify a dynamic content "Body" in "Select an output from previous steps".

This will cause the action specified in "Apply to each" to be repeated for all files and directories stored.

Typical items that can be retrieved for files and folders subject to repetition are as follows.


File identifier.


File name.


Full path of the file.

Last modified time

Last update.

Last modified by

Last updated by user name.


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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OneDrive For Business Connector(Power Automate Cloud flows)