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Is it possible to use enviroments variables in an existing app

Hi Community.

Is it possible to use environment variables in an already existing app?

I have created a solution and added an existing app. In the app I did not find a way to use the environment variables for connecting to SharePoint.

Difference 1: In the left menu the data sources are not displayed.
Screenshot from the old app I added to the solution:
Datasources not showing up in left menu.PNG
Screenshot from the new app created directly from the solution:
Datasources in new app in left menu.PNG

Difference 2: In the dialog for creating the data sources, the advanced tab with the environment variables is not present.
Screenshot from the old app:
Advanced tab not showing up.PNG
Screenshot from the new app:
Advanced tab showing up in new app.PNG

My question: Is there any way to change an existing app to environment variables, or do I need to completely rebuild the app?


Unfortunately an unmanaged export of the solution with subsequent import did not help.


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