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Workspace.createVariable() method

Create a variable with a given name, optional type, and optional ID.

Signature:

createVariable(name: string, opt_type?: string | null, opt_id?: string | null): VariableModel;

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
name string The name of the variable. This must be unique across variables and procedures.
opt_type string | null (Optional) The type of the variable like 'int' or 'string'. Does not need to be unique. Field_variable can filter variables based on their type. This will default to '' which is a specific type.
opt_id string | null (Optional) The unique ID of the variable. This will default to a UUID.

Returns:

VariableModel

The newly created variable.