Starting from this week, the Power Automate connector for Dynamics 365 Business Central adds new actions for handling images and attachments and these new actions are available on all regions. I previewed these new actions in Microsoft Italy one at the partner events in end of November, but now we can share more details about that.
The newly added actions are the following:
and they essentyally add the following:
- ability to access and update media type fields
- ability to access related files from documents (attachments or PDF files)
How can I use these actions?
Here some scenarios where these actions can be useful:
Adding images to records
Imagine that for every created new Customer record, you want to automatically add a new picture taken from an image file that you have on Onedrive. You can create the following workflow:
The new Update an image, file or document (V3) action permits you to select the Path of the Customer’s picture record (Media field) and you can then pass the content to it.
Saving PDF documents
You can use the new Get an image, file or document (V3) action to save a PDF file of a document (for example a Sales Invoice record) to Onedrive in the following way:
I think they’re a very nice (and top requested) additions to the Dynamics 365 Business Central connector. Now it’s up to your fantasy to use them in your flows…