Upload File To A Document Library In SharePoint

How to upload a file to a Parent and Sub Library in SharePoint?

Below instructions demonstrates how to upload two files to the Documents library of one's SharePoint site (i.e. https://yourSharePointWebsite.com/sites/Site-Name):

Prerequisites:

  • Create sample files File1.txt and File2.txt
  • Create a sub-folder within Documents Library named "Test"

Steps:

  • File1.txt will be uploaded in the root folder of the Documents library.
  • File2.txt will be uploaded in the "Test" sub-folder of the Documents library.

Before running the workflow, the content of Documents library should look like below (Test sub-folder should exists):

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Workflow Description:

  1. First, add a Microsoft Office 365 Scope activity in order to connect to Office 365 and to provide a scope for other Office 365 activities
  1. Then, add Find Files And Folders activity in order to find and return the Drive Item corresponding to "Test" folder.
    • Query := "Test"
    • Site Url := "https://yourSharePointWebsite.com/sites/Site-Name"
    • (Output) → mySharepointFolder (this represents the Drive Item object corresponding to "Test" folder)
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  1. Secondly, to retrieve the Drive Item for the Documents Library root folder, use Get Item Info activity with the following values for the parameters:
    • Item ID := mySharepointFolder.ParentReference.ID (i.e. the parent of the "Test" folder drive item)
    • Site Url := "https://yourSharePointWebsite.com/sites/Site-Name"
    • (Output) → mySharepointRootFolder
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  1. Upload the Drive Items files : File1.txt to mySharepointRootFolder and File2.txt to mySharepointFolder. Upload first File1.txt:
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  1. Upload File2.txt to mySharepointFolder
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  1. Execute the workflow
  2. Post successful execution, see the result in browserimage.png
  1. Files shall be uploaded successfully.

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Hello Nithin ,

Thank you for using our Support Knowledge Base.

Try to access the KB here:
https://uipath-survey.secure.force.com/CaseView/articles/Knowledge/Upload-File-to-a-Document-Library-in-SharePoint

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