In Part 2 of this blog series I am now going to describe, again by way of example, how you can equally surface near identical metadata from numerous type of files uploaded to any libraries, but this time using the SharePoint v2 Graph Drive Items REST API.
The solution showcased and shared in this blog demonstrates how some really awesome metadata can be surfaced in a Power App consuming a Flow Automate Flow.
In this blog four alternate techniques are outlined that enable App Makers to render the practically any type of document stored in SharePoint Document Libraries in PowerApps
1. Actual PDF documents ( Basic Flow )
2. Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, HTML files (and numerous other document types) converted to PDF documents on-the-fly
3. Thumbnail images of the documents generated on-the-fly
4. Actual PDF documents
( Advanced Flow with Graph APIs )
This blog demonstrates how App Makers can consume content from SharePoint using dynamic data sources leveraging the Graph v2 APIs with Power Automate flows within their Power Apps. The general highly reusable concepts can equally enable countless other Power App use cases.
Showcase of an awesome PowerApp surfacing highly compressed superb quality photos stored in SharePoint using PowerAutomate flows & the v2 Graph APIs.
The app showcased in this blog demonstrates how a Booking System can be implemented leveraging PowerApps, Power Automate flows, SharePoint, a Microsoft Word template and on-the-fly conversion of documents to PDFs
Demonstration wrt how to convert documents on-the-fly stored in SharePoint to PDFs using the Graph v2.0 APIs & render those within PowerApps
Displaying images / photos stored in SharePoint with PowerApps historically has proved challenging for many frustrated App Makers. The Graph v2 APIs to the rescue…