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Posting customised message in Teams

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I am trying to create a feature in my chatbot where a question is asked and the bot recognises that it is a question, copies the question and posts the question in a Teams channel. I can make the bot post a standard pre-written message but I am wondering if it is possible for the bot to replicate the question it is asked and post it in Teams. If anyone knows if/how then please let me know!


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    Expiscornovus 1,708 on at
    Re: Posting customised message in Teams

    Hi @Anonymous 


    Yes, that should be possible. Below is an example.


    First create the Power Automate flow.


    1. Add a Power Virtual Agents trigger action. Add a text input, call that Question.


    2. Add a Post message in a chat or channel action. Use the Question field in the Message field of the action.


    3. Add a Return value(s) to Power Virtual Agents action. Add a Result text output. Set a message which you can use to confirm to the user the message has been posted to the channel.




    Power Virtual Agent setup.


    1. Create a new topic in a bot. Call it CloneQuestion. Add a trigger phrase like Clone a Question. Save your topic and go to the authoring canvas.


    2. Add a Question like 'What is your question?'. Use the user's entire response. Save that response in a variable like VarQuestion.


    3. Add a Call Action. Connect it to the flow we created earlier. Make sure you map the VarQuestion to the Question input variable from the flow.


    4. Add a Show message. Use the output result variable to show the confirm message to the user.






    The result will look something like this.



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