Get Dictionary Value / GetDictionaryValue (internally is.workflow.actions.getvalueforkey)

description

summary

Gets the value for the specified key in the dictionary passed into the action.

note

You can reference values deep inside of a dictionary by providing multiple keys separated by dots. For example, to get the value “soup” from the dictionary {“beverages”: [{“favorite”: “soup”}]}, you can specify the key path “beverages.1.favorite”.

usage

GetDictionaryValue get=("Value" | "All Keys" | "All Values" | variable) key="string"

arguments


get: Enumeration (Docs)

Default Value: "Value"

Accepts a string containing one of the options:

  • Value
  • All Keys
  • All Values

key: Text (Docs)

Placeholder: "example" Allows Variables: true

Only enabled if: argument WFGetDictionaryValueType == Value

Accepts a string or text with the text.


source json (for developers)

{
	"ActionClass": "WFGetDictionaryValueAction",
	"ActionKeywords": [
		"json",
		"plist",
		"xml",
		"urlencoded",
		"query",
		"string",
		"for",
		"key"
	],
	"Category": "Scripting",
	"Description": {
		"DescriptionNote": "You can reference values deep inside of a dictionary by providing multiple keys separated by dots. For example, to get the value \"soup\" from the dictionary {\"beverages\": [{\"favorite\": \"soup\"}]}, you can specify the key path \"beverages.1.favorite\".",
		"DescriptionSummary": "Gets the value for the specified key in the dictionary passed into the action. "
	},
	"IconName": "Scripting.png",
	"Input": {
		"Multiple": false,
		"Required": true,
		"Types": [
			"WFDictionaryContentItem"
		]
	},
	"InputPassthrough": false,
	"LastModifiedDate": "2016-10-10T19:00:00.000Z",
	"Name": "Get Dictionary Value",
	"Output": {
		"Multiple": true,
		"OutputName": "Dictionary Value",
		"Types": [
			"WFStringContentItem",
			"WFNumberContentItem",
			"WFDateContentItem",
			"WFDictionaryContentItem",
			"WFBooleanContentItem"
		]
	},
	"Parameters": [
		{
			"Class": "WFEnumerationParameter",
			"DefaultValue": "Value",
			"DisallowedVariableTypes": [
				"Ask",
				"Variable"
			],
			"Items": [
				"Value",
				"All Keys",
				"All Values"
			],
			"Key": "WFGetDictionaryValueType",
			"Label": "Get"
		},
		{
			"AutocapitalizationType": "None",
			"Class": "WFTextInputParameter",
			"DisableAutocorrection": true,
			"Key": "WFDictionaryKey",
			"Label": "Key",
			"Placeholder": "example",
			"RequiredResources": [
				{
					"WFParameterKey": "WFGetDictionaryValueType",
					"WFParameterValue": "Value",
					"WFResourceClass": "WFParameterRelationResource"
				}
			],
			"TextAlignment": "Right"
		}
	],
	"Subcategory": "Dictionaries"
}