Working with Variables

In a report package, variables provide centralized maintenance of common text, numbers and dates that are displayed in doclets throughout a report package. Variables can also be used to reference content between doclets, such as inserting Excel data from a reference doclet into a Word paragraph or PowerPoint text box.

Related Topics:

About Variables

Creating Static Variables

Creating Reference Variables

Inserting Variables in a Doclet

Searching for Variables

Editing Variables

Highlighting Variables in Doclets

Filtering Variables

Inspecting Variables

Unlinking Reference Variables

Deleting Variables

Watch this video to see a tutorial on working with reference variables.

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