Sets a local or global variable to a specified value.
- Name is the name of the variable you want to create. Prefix the name with $ for a local variable or $$ for a global variable. If no prefix is added, $ is automatically added to the beginning of the name.
- Value is the value the variable is set to. You can enter text or specify a calculation.
- Repetition is the repetition (index) number of the variable you want to create. If no repetition is specified, the default is 1.
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Originated in version
If a variable doesn’t exist, this script step will create one. See Using variables.
Creates a related record by using a local variable to copy information into a match field.
Set Variable [$CURRENT_CUSTOMER_ID; Value: Customers::Customer ID]
Go to Layout ["Invoice Details"]
Set Field [Invoices::Customer ID; $CURRENT_CUSTOMER_ID]
Uses a local variable to save records as Excel or PDF files in the Documents folder.
Show Custom Dialog ["Save the current record as Excel or PDF?"]
If [Get ( LastMessageChoice ) = 1]
Set Variable [$PATH; Value: Get ( DocumentsPath ) & "Invoice " & Invoice::Invoice Number & ".xlsx"]
Save Records as Excel [Restore; With dialog: Off; "$PATH"; Current record ; Create folders: Off]
Set Variable [$PATH; Value: Get ( DocumentsPath ) & "Invoice " & Invoice::Invoice Number & ".pdf"]
Save Records as PDF [Restore; With dialog: Off; "$PATH";
Current record ; Create folders: Off]
Uses global variable as a toggle to stop a script from being triggered.
Script: Go to Selected Invoice for iPad
Set Variable [$$SCRIPT_TRIGGER; Value: "Off"]
Go to Layout ["Invoice Details iPad"]
Script: Trigger Entering Invoice Details
If [$$SCRIPT_TRIGGER = "Off"]
Set Variable [$$SCRIPT_TRIGGER; Value: "On"]
Exit Script [Text Result: ]
Find Matching Records [Replace; Invoices::Customer Name]
Go to Record/Request/Page [First]