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Advocate III

Expressions not updating issue

I have a very strange and annoying issue. 


When I try to update an expression in a "If" statement for exemple, the expression is not updated the first time. I have to update it 2 or 3 times before the Power Automate editor takes it into account.


More detailed steps on what I do :


1. I set an expression in a "If" statement. The expression is saved correctly

2. I click on the expression "tag" in the "if'" statement to update it

3. I update my expression and click the "Update" button

4. When I hover the expression "tag", I don't see my update but the older version


I have to repeat steps 2 and 3 multiple times before my change is correctly saved.


I'm using the latest version of Edge Chromium Beta Channel.

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Hello @RemiChambard2 

I had the same issue some time ago. Now I just carefully make sure to click on the Update button - and it always updates. I have not investigated further, but by firmly (which is kind of difficult to do with a mouse) clicking the Update button, it works for me 🙂

I am using both Chrome (latest) and Firefox (latest)

Kind regards, John

After reading your comment, I had to click and hold the Update button and that ended up working. It's so bizarre.

Hi @RemiChambard2 


This is a known issue for a while. What I generally do is copy the existing expression and remove the mapping, copy the expression back and modify it accordingly. Pretty sure its a bug but its a known issue for a very long time.



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Thank you for this solution! This has been an enduring frustration with Power Automate. It's ridiculous that one needs to click and hold "update" for changes to save.

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2 years later and a problem still exists 🙂 

@PRB1313 posted the solution - you really do just have to click and hold (like 3-4 seconds) the "update" button to make the changes stick. So bizarre.

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