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Get Shared Variable

Get Shared Variable is a synchronous activity that retrieves the current value of a module shared variable or job shared variable. To use this activity to retrieve the value of a shared variable, use a Critical Section group to ensure that no other process instances alter the value of the shared variable at the same time.


The General tab has the following fields.

Field Description
Name The name to be displayed as the label for the activity in the process.
Shared Variable Type Specify the type of shared variable (Module Shared Variable or Job Shared Variable).
Shared Variable Name The module shared variable or job shared variable whose value you want to retrieve.


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The following is the output for the activity.

Output Item Description
schema The value of the shared variable specified in the Shared Variable field of the General tab is the output for this activity.

The schema for the output is determined by the schema specified for the shared variable.