Global Variables

To Create a New Global Variable:

  1. Open the Workbench and expand your project, then the Bridging node, then the Variables node. Right-click on the Global Variables node. You will have the option of creating either a Static Variable or an Automatic Variable, as shown below. You could also choose to create a separate variable folder at this point.

Adding a Global Variable from the Project Explorer in the Workbench




Select the Global Variables node, then click on either the Add Static Variable or Add Automatic Variable button, shown below, in the Edit section of the Home ribbon in the Workbench.


Add Static Variable Button


Add Automatic Variable Button

Static Variable

  1. This opens the Static Variable properties, shown below. Enter a name in the Static Variable Name text entry field.

Static Variable Properties

Static Register Table

Specify valid name and type for the column Window

Right-clicking on a column provides multiple options including adding a new column, creating a copy, renaming, removing, increasing/decreasing its index.


Right-click Column Options

Automatic Variable

Selecting "Automatic Variable" opens the Automatic Variable properties, shown below. Enter a name in the Automatic Variable Name text entry field.


Automatic Variable Properties

Automatic Register Settings

  1. You can click Apply to save your Global Variable (Static or Automatic) properties and Close to return to the Workbench. Your new Global Variable will now appear in the Project Explorer, beneath the Global Variables node.

See Also:

About Bridging

Transactions Node

Transaction Configurations

Transaction Folders