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Sofiane
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Deleted dataverse column : internal name still exists in memory

Hi all,

 

We have a power apps application that is actually using a Dataverse table. One of the column of the table has the wrong data type (int) et i know that it's not possible to change the type  (to Decimal) on an existing column with records.

 

I tried to delete the existing column, and then create a new column with the same name, but Dataverse is keeping in memory the internal name of the old deleted column, so unfortunately, i can't....

 

Is there a solution to get ride of the deleted column internal name ? i want to keep the same link between this dataverse Table and the Powerapps application.

 

Thank you for your help 🙂 !

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Mira_Ghaly
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@Sofiane 

Can you please share what is the error you are getting when you try to delete this column,most probable the column is being referenced in other form/views so you need to remove the field reference first from form ,save and publish then try to delete.

 

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Sofiane
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@Mira_Ghaly thank you for your reply !

 

To be more precise, I already succeeded in deleting the column from the table  (we can call it "column A").

But when I try to recreate a column with the same name "Column A", I get an error that tells me "this internal name already exists....."

@Sofiane 

Have you tried publishing the customisations before adding the new field?

 

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@Sofiane 

Can you also please provide screenshot of the issue?

 

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