Refresh function

Applies to: Canvas apps Model-driven apps Power Platform CLI

Refreshes the records of a data source.


The Refresh function retrieves a fresh copy of a data source. You'll see changes that other users made.

Refresh has no return value, and you can use it only in behavior formulas.


Refresh( DataSource )

  • DataSource – Required. The data source that you want to refresh.


In this example, you'll refresh the data source named IceCream, which starts with this data:

IceCream example.

A user on another device changes the Quantity in the Strawberry record to 400. You won't see this change until this formula executes:

Refresh( IceCream )

After that formula executes, galleries that are bound to the IceCream data source will show the updated value for Strawberry:

IceCream after refresh.