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Bhavpreet
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Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

Hello,

 

I have a SharePoint list for which the form was cutomized using PowerApps. After creating the form, I made some columns mandatory and updated their names. These changs aren't reflecting in my form. I have tried refreshing the data but the column stayed as is and the star does show up.

 

There are only 2 ways, not very efficient that I figured out:

- Unlocking the Data Card and make the changes.

- In the field list, change the data card view, e.g. from Edit number to %

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With either of the 2 approaches, I have to readjust the font size etc. Is there any easier way of achiving the same?

 

Thank you.

Bhavpreet Bains

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Re: Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

Hi @Bhavpreet,

 

I just tested in my custom form with the same thing you did. And I'm able to fix this following below steps:

1. With the form selected, in the Fields tree view on the right side, uncheck this column's data card to delete it from the form.

2. Refresh the data source.

3. Then you could see in the tree view that the column name is updated. Check this column's data card to add it back. You will see the new name is shown there and the "*" that means it's required field is there too.

 

Regards,

Mona

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Community Support Team

Re: Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

Hi @Bhavpreet,

 

I just tested in my custom form with the same thing you did. And I'm able to fix this following below steps:

1. With the form selected, in the Fields tree view on the right side, uncheck this column's data card to delete it from the form.

2. Refresh the data source.

3. Then you could see in the tree view that the column name is updated. Check this column's data card to add it back. You will see the new name is shown there and the "*" that means it's required field is there too.

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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AjRumpel
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Re: Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

Mona - 5 hrs searching Google and I finally stumbled across your post.

 

God Bless you 🙂

AlbertoSP
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Re: Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

There has to be a better way to refresh the fields then essentially, wiping out the fields and starting fresh.

Javargas
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Re: Making changes to sharepoint list columns not updating in powerapps forms

Is there? because I am facing the same problem and the solution posted above is not working for me

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