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About variables

A variable stores data of a specific data type. A variable is mutable. However, certain types of variable in Incorta are immutable within the variable scope of a user session.

Incorta has built-in and user-defined variables.

Built-in system variables

Here are the type of system variables:

User-defined variables

A dashboard developer or schema developer creates a user-defined variables. User-defined variables have different scopes:

  • Presentation variable
  • Session variable
  • Global variable

Presentation variable

For a dashboard, you can create a presentation variable. You can reference a presentation variable in another dashboard filter such as an applied filter. You can also reference a presentation variable in an insight filter such as an individual filter. To learn more, review the following:

Session variables

You can create three types of sessions variables:

Global variable

A global variable is available to all users in a given tenant. A global variable can behave as a constant. A global variable also can have a dynamic value. To learn more, review the following:

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