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Variables.getOrCreateVariablePackage() function

Helper function to look up or create a variable on the given workspace. If no variable exists, creates and returns it.


export declare function getOrCreateVariablePackage(workspace: Workspace, id: string | null, opt_name?: string, opt_type?: string): VariableModel;


Parameter Type Description
workspace Workspace The workspace to search for the variable. It may be a flyout workspace or main workspace.
id string | null The ID to use to look up or create the variable, or null.
opt_name string (Optional) The string to use to look up or create the variable.
opt_type string (Optional) The type to use to look up or create the variable.



The variable corresponding to the given ID or name + type combination.