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Reset dropdown Selected?

I have added a dropdown to a screen populated from a collection : however, if a user makes a selection, it remembers that selection whenever they return to that screen, whereas I want it to revert to the first ('dummy') item 'Select from the list...'


I have set 'reset' to true and tried adding a default value, but nothing seems to work.


When does reset kick in?

When is a default value used?

Is there another way of doing this?


Good result : I tried simply setting the variable to 'true' and that didn't work so clearly you need to change it twice.


How did you work this out?

Hi @Meneghino could you please explain me how to do the first step: how can I set the Reset property to a Context Variable?


Thanks in advance.

Thanks so much for this. You just solved an hour of painful internet trawling. 

Hi, @Joan_Smith 


I had the same issue too and fixed it by unlocking the dropdown card and setting the advanced properties to 



Items Distinct('SPList', ColumnName)
Default ""
Reset true
AllowEmptySelection true


 Where SPList is the name of your datasource and ColumnName is the name of the column that you want to pull the data from.


Hope this helps!

Thank you

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