A Flow can be invoked from multiple places. You can invoke it from a button, embed it on your pages, invoke it when DML operations are performed, schedule to run it or even invoke it through REST API call.
In this step-by-step guide, you will learn how to call a Flow from an API, how to pass parameters to the Flow and how Flow will return the values back to the API
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References & Useful URLs
- Help Article – Launch a Flow from the REST API