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Power Automate Desktop error: User session on target machine

Power Automate desktop flows are triggered from Power Automate in the cloud and can return multiple types of indications that something is not right. First of all, a little bit of vocabulary: A cloud flow runs only in the Power Automate cloud. No installation of software is required. A desktop flow only runs on a machine of a user (attended …

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Environment variables in Power Apps

This article requires some knowledge about Power Platform environments, solutions and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management). In the Power Platform, when you develop critical applications, the best practice is to do this using multiple environments. First you develop in an environment, for example “IT DEV”. When you’re ready to (let the business) test, you move to for example “IT UAT” or …

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Trigger recurrent flows only on weekdays

Running a recurrent flow on a daily schedule is possible using the “Day” frequency in Power Automate. With the “Day” frequency, you cannot choose on which day of the week you want to run the flow. If you want the flow not to run in the weekend, so only on weekdays, this is not an option. Rather than using the …

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Data source environment variables within the Power Platform

A new feature has landed within the Power Platform: data source environment variables. They can be used in Power Apps as well in Power Automate. In this blogpost we will focus in Power Automate. Microsoft mentions in their blogpost that it doesn’t use a premium feature/license which is great news. When you’re developing some more advanced Power Platform solutions, you …

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Convert populated Word document to PDF

Generating a Word document in Power Automate can be achieved with the premium Word connector “Populate a Microsoft Word template”. Converting it to PDF can be achieved with the Word connector. The way how it works is not logic, this is the reason why I wrote this blog post. The Word connector has two actions: On the internet, I see …

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Adobe Sign digital signatures in SharePoint Online and Power Automate

Digital signatures are popular. Adobe Sign is one of the popular connectors for Power Automate but they are not the only one, you also have following companies that have a Power Automate connector: DocuSignConnective… In this blog post we will focus on the Adobe Sign connector. Probably you think that you can only “sign” documents with the connector, but there …

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Adobe PDF Tools connector for Power Automate

With Power Automate we were already able to convert documents to PDF using the OneDrive connector. Converting to PDF with OneDrive is a free but not so efficient way because you need to save the file on a OneDrive before it can be converted. Third party connectors other than Adobe PDF Tools also provide connectors to convert to PDF. Merging …

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