I see another similar post to this; however it never really went into much detail. If I make changes to my Views or Tables in an Azure SQL Server, those changes don't seem to be reflected in PowerApps. For example, if I add a new field or change a field name on the SQL Server side, those fields won't show up in PowerApps unless I close out and re-open.
What is the best way to go about updating the SCHEMA in Powerapps when I make changes to the SQL Server View or Table. I continually make changes to the SQL Server side and it would be convenient if there was a fast way to update this.
I usually accomplish this by refreshing the datasource under the datasource panel. Let me know if you don't come right.
>>If you found this reply helpful, please mark this as the answer to close the topic and make it easier to find for other people with similar questions.<<
I have also always used the method @Dawidvh mentioned, however that seems to no longer be working for me. After renaming a column in a view and refreshing the datasource, I am still facing the same error:
"The requested operation is invalid. Server Response: Invalid column name....."
Restarting the browser did nothing. Just to see, I created an entirely new app, added the datasource in question, and the error persisted even there.
Is anyone else having this problem?
I tried adding a new field in a SQL Server View and refreshing the panel as you mentioned, but it still didn't show up when I typed in ThisItem.fieldname. I thought maybe it was just the autofill option not working so I typed in the fieldname and tried to run it and no data appeared.
Further, in another instance I added a whole new SQL Server View, and that new View didn't appear as well in the Datasource list, and because it doesn't show up I can't refresh it.
The only thing that seems to work is to close the editing window, go back to the web.powerapps.com window, and then re-open the app in edit mode.
Chad is right, any minor change we have to fix our connection first, always take me a little to figure out the connection and if I dont fix the connection than I get this error on the start up of App. Last time I worked it took me few hours before I got to know whats going on
Thanks for sharing that Chad. In our case, we are using an on-premise data gateway and re-adding the data source wasn't sufficient. Restarting the data gateway helped in this case. But this process remains cumbersome.
Continue your learning in our online communities.
Next Wednesday, August 21st at 8am PDT
Let's thank our top community contributors
Features releasing from October 2019 through March 2020
Coming to a city near you
Fill out a quick form to claim your user group badge now!
Connect, share, and learn with your peers year-round
Features releasing from April 2019 through September 2019!
August 20-23rd 2019