Variable change

action

This step modifies the value of a variable.

Inputs

Variable

The name of the variable to change.

To create a new variable, simply start using it in a sequence.

You can also change the value of a parameter previously retrieved from the IFTTT webhook trigger. Reference them by including their name in curly brackets, for example {time} or {temperature}.

Change

The way in which to change the variable. There are three options:

  • Increase the value, for example +1 or +5
  • Decrease the value, for example -1 or -7
  • Set to a particular value, for exampel =6, =-3 or =yes

Be sure to include on of the signs + - or = at the start of the value.

You can also use parameters from the IFTTT webhook trigger in the value field. Reference them by including their name in curly brackets, for example ={time} or +{temperature}.

You can also use the value of another variable by enclosing the other variable name in square brackets, for example =[people_at_home] or +[my_counter].

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