Text Variable

The Text variable can be used in titles and labels and can also be used to mask data.

A Text Variable, A = ‘Apple’

Titles & Text Boxes

Text variables can be used in expressions in text boxes, where you combine typed text with the variables. as shown below for the title field in graph.

Add a Text Variable in a Title

Masks

You can use the same Text variable in a mask.

For example, say you have a data associated with a category.

In the following example, a mask is created that limits the data, such that the Category column must equal the text variable, A.

  • Create a Bars command
  • Add a Mask to the command, Category = A
  • Change the value of the variable from ‘Apples’ to ‘Oranges’
Use a Text Variable in a Mask

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