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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Exporting a flow

Exporting and importing a flow allows the reusability of the package and its deployment from one environment to another environment. A flow can be saved as a template, along with the dependencies used by the flow and all associated metadata, so that it can be reproduced in another Microsoft 365 tenant. This feature is useful in the absence of a version-control mechanism within a flow.

Flows can also be moved from one environment to another, using solutions, but we'll discuss solutions later in this chapter.

If you want to migrate a single flow, then the Import/Exportoptions are useful features to employ.

Getting ready

You need to be a flow owner in order to save a flow as a template.

How to do it...

  1. Log in to using your Microsoft 365 account.
  2. Choose the flow you want to export.
  3. Go to Export | Package (.zip) under the More link in the top right-hand corner, as...