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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

NameDescription
StreamsheetDefine the Streamsheet to retrieve inbox data from.
MessageMessage to retrieve data from. If left empty, the current message in the inbox is used.
ValuesOrRangeA 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

FunctionResultComment
=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")NameThe 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.