INBOXDATA

Creates a JSON key from the given values or range to retrieve data from within a message. This function is normally used in the READ function. INBOXDATA retrieves values from the Data section of a message.

Syntax

=INBOXDATA(Streamsheet, Message, ValuesOrRange)

Arguments

Name

Description

Streamsheet

Define the Streamsheet to retrieve Inbox data from.

Message

Message to retrieve data from. If left empty, the current message in the inbox is used.

ValuesOrRange

A list of values or a range of cells describing the path to the element path within a JSON structure.

Return Value

A string key to provide a path within a message.

Example

Function

Result

Comment

=INBOXDATA(,, “Customer”, “Name”)

[P1][][Customer][Name]

Returns an identifier that can be used in other Streamsheet functions like READ. As Streamsheet and Message are left empty, the current Streamsheet and inbox Message is used.

=INBOXDATA(,, B1:B2)

[P1][][Customer][Name]

Here the values within the cell range B1:B2 (“Customer”, “Name”) will be used to concatenate the JSON path.

=READ(INBOXDATA(,, “Customer”, “Name”), C7, “String”)

Name

The READ function return the last part of the JSON Path. The value of the Message at the given Path will be pushed into cell C7.