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Microsoft 365: Open Online Office Document in the Desktop App

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I recently had an Office document shared with me and accessed it via the link in the email notification, which opened the file in the online version of Excel.  I prefer to work in the desktop app, but even I had a heck of a time figuring out how to open the file there rather than the browser! Keep reading to learn how to open an Excel/PowerPoint/Word Online document in the desktop app. Read More

Dynamics 365: Share Important Flows for Redundancy

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If you happen to own a Flow important to your organization, I highly recommend sharing the Flow with an additional user in the event that you leave the company or lose access to your account.  While it will be possible to recover any Flows “lost” this way, it can save a few headaches and extra clicks by sharing the Flow with another user.  This is also helpful in the event that your Flow fails to run or encounters some other error — Power Automate will email the owners of the Flow with the issue details. The more people that receive this email, the more likely it is that the issue will be addressed quickly! Read More

Microsoft Flow: Flows Automatically Turn Off after 90 Days Without Use

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This tip is more of a cautionary tale to fellow Microsoft Flow (aka Power Automate) users. Do you have Flows that are important, but rarely used? Did you know that flows will turn off automatically if they haven’t been triggered in 90 days? Of course, you can pay specifically for a standalone Power Automate plan to avoid this, or you can keep reading for a cheaper workaround.

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