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Convert .xls files to .xlsx using UI flows

By Microsoft Power Automate Community

Automate the repetitive task of manually converting legacy Excel .xls files to the latest .xlsx files by creating a UI flow. UI flows records the sequence of mouse and keyboard actions you usually take to convert a file, then later replays the recording to automatically convert other files. For example, you want to convert all the legacy .xls files in one of your SharePoint document libraries to .xlsx files. First, create a flow that automatically goes through every file in the library. Next, add UI flows to your primary flow that replays the steps you usually take to convert a single file. Finally, run the flow to convert every file in your library automatically. Learn more about using this template, including a how-to video:

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