Variables

 

Variable

A Variable is a single value that has a Name and a Type.

Variables can be manipulated dynamically via workflow Actions.

Actions
variables actions

Add Variable

add variable action
Required Parameters:

  • Variable Name
  • Variable Type
  • Default Value

Description:

The Add Variable action creates a new dynamic Variable whose value can be determined at the time of workflow execution.

How to Add a Variable
Step Description

1

Enter a Name for the new Variable.

2

Select a Variable Type:

  • Integer (32)
  • Decimal
  • String
  • Date/Time
  • Double
  • Integer (16)
  • Integer (64)
  • Boolean
  • Character

3

Input a Default Value.

4

Click OK.

Remove Variable

remove variable action
Required Parameters:

  • Variable (at least 1)

Description:

The Remove Variable action removes one or more Variables.

How to Remove a Variable
Step Description

1

Select the Working Data collection that contains the Data Point(s) you wish to remove.

2

Click the green (+) to remove the selected Variable.

3

Click OK.

Rename Variable

rename variable action
Required Parameters:

  • Variable
  • New Variable Name

Description:

The Rename Variable action renames one or more Variables.

How to Rename a Variable
Step Description

1

Select the Variable you wish to rename.

2

Enter the New Variable Name.

3

Click the green (+) to add the renamed Variable to the action.

4

Click OK.

Change Variable Type

change variable type action
Required Parameters:

  • Variable
  • New Type

Description:

The Change Variable Type action converts the Type of a Variable.

How to Change the Type of a Variable
Step Description

1

Select the targeted Variable.

2

Select the new New Type.

3

Click OK.

Copy Variable Group

copy variable group action
Required Parameters:

  • Copy Into Collection

Description:

The Copy Variable Group action copies the group of Variables into a new Working Data collection.

Note - There must be at least one existing Variable to run this action.

How to Copy a Variable Group into a Collection
Step Description

1

Name the new Working Data collection that will contain the copied Variable(s).

2

Click OK.

Clear Variable Group

clear variable group action
Required Parameters:

  • None

Description:

The Clear Variable Group action removes all Variables.

Note - There must be at least one existing Variable to run this action.

How to Clear the Variable Group
Step Description

1

Select the Clear Variable Group button to add the action to the workflow.

There are no inputs for this action.