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Select function and Visibility

I've begun using the Select function and I think it rocks! I'm having one issue though. 


  • I'm keeping all my long Collect, Reset, Patch functions in OnSelect Properties of Buttons in an offscreen (hidden) menu
  • Then calling Select in the app to execute these functions

Unfortunately, when I execute the Select function on one of these Buttons, the hidden menu appears. Is there a way to Select a hidden button without it becoming visible? (hope this makes sense). 

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Re: Select function and Visibility

Hi @ericonline,


What is the formula of the Visible property of this hidden button? I simply set with below configuration:



I cannot reproduce your issue. When I select Button2, ClearCollect function runs and Button1 remains invisible. 


If you have different configuration, please correct me.




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Re: Select function and Visibility

Hi @v-monli-msft


The Visible property of the hidden button is varDebugForms.

The Visible property of the hidden menu is varDebugMenu. 



When I execute Select(hiddenButton) as part of another control, the debug menu shows itself and the entire view of my app shifts left the width of the debug menu. 


I'd love to show you a clear video, but the app is confidential. Here is a blurred version. Hopefully it gets the point across. 



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