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Can i refresh a variable as a data source?

Hi, i've got 8 buttons on my first page, one for each work area.. Each area has it's own SharePoint list


On select they for example Set(AreaSPList, 'SP list > Area1');   Then Area2, Area 3 etc...


I'm then using the AreaSPList as my data source in various forms and so on. 


Where i'm tripping up is updating the actual  SP list > Area1'. It updates fine if i set item via a gallery LookUp(AreaSPList,ID=SelectedItemID) but the form isn't showing the new data.. mousing over the AreaSPList shows the last modified is old data. How can i refresh AreaSPList?

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Hi @The_blue :

Could you please tell me:

  • Are you talking about an Canvas App?If so,posting you question to the Power Apps Forum is a much more better choice.(This is Power Automate Forum)
  • What is the meaning of  "isn't showing the new data"?Could you please show me some screenshots?
  • Could you please show me the detailed settings of your Form?

If the form does not reset after submitting the form, then I suggest you reset the form. ResetForm()

Best Regards,


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