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egallis
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Still no solution for setting date fields to blank ?

Hi all,

I've been looking through all possibles posts on this subject in this forum trying to find a solution that actually works for setting a date to blank in a SharePoint list. But it seems it's not the case yet...

Anyone would have an update on this ?

Emmanuel

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Dual Super User
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Re: Still no solution for setting date fields to blank ?

HI @egallis 

 

Please use the below expression while submitting the date to Sharepoint:
If(IsBlank(DataCardValue8.SelectedDate),Blank(),DataCardValue8.SelectedDate)
Here, DataCardValue8 is the name of my Date Picker control.
Also, please enable Formula Level Error Management in the Experimental Features inside Advanced Settings. This is a mandatory step to follow.MicrosoftTeams-image (107).png

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Re: Still no solution for setting date fields to blank ?

HI @egallis 

 

Please use the below expression while submitting the date to Sharepoint:
If(IsBlank(DataCardValue8.SelectedDate),Blank(),DataCardValue8.SelectedDate)
Here, DataCardValue8 is the name of my Date Picker control.
Also, please enable Formula Level Error Management in the Experimental Features inside Advanced Settings. This is a mandatory step to follow.MicrosoftTeams-image (107).png

Hope this Helps!

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

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egallis
Level 10

Re: Still no solution for setting date fields to blank ?

Hi @yashag2255,

Just tested it and, indeed, it works... Smiley Happy

I had seen one or two posts suggesting this 'workaround' but didn't pay any attention to it since I didn't seen any link between this error handling parameter and the fact that it does reset a date field to a blank value.

I'm really puzzled though to see that it does work.

I'd love to have someone from the MS PowerApps Team (@TopShelf-MSFT maybe) to give us an explanation on this particuliar behavior... Smiley Happy

Thanks anyway for pushing the tip back into my post,

Emmanuel

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