getByName method

Note: STABLE.
This API is reliable and breaking changes are unlikely.

qlik.app.variable.getByName(qName)

Gets a variable by name.

Version history

Introduced 2.1

Parameters

qName

Type: String

Variable name.

Returns

A promise of a variable model.

Tip: For more information regarding a promise, see https://code.angularjs.org/1.7.0/docs/api/ng/service/$q#the-promise-api.

Example

var app = qlik.openApp('c31e2aba-3b46-4b13-8b87-c5c2514dea1d'), myvar;
	app.variable.getByName('myvar').then(function(model){
		console.log(model);
	},function(errorObject){
		console.log(errorObject);
	}
);

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