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Set value to Project variable of object type

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Set value to Project variable of object type

I am trying to use Project variable of object type to store my object name mapping. But after I create the project variable of object type, I am not able to assign a value. I am getting an error "The variable of the object type cannot be edited"?


Please help me to fix this.




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You can't do this in project variables inside IDE, but you can easily add value in script routine.


  let obj = Project.Variables.Var1 = {param: "val", param2: "val2"};
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@Wamboo Thanks for your response.


Here is what I am trying to do

1. I have a object reference (Aliases.browser.pageSvl005epicno301EcmcLan8443Ep2) in my script routine 

2.  I would like to store it in Project Variable for Object type

3. Like you mentioned 

let obj = Project.Variables.Var1 = {param: "val", param2: "val2"};

what does param: "val" referring to here. I am  not sure about it? Please help me understand it.




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Basically, object type variables can only be assigned in code.  So, you would have to do an assignment like


Project.Variables.Var1 = Aliases.browser.pageSvl005epicno301EcmcLan8443Ep2

You can't assign it ahead of time.

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the 'val' it's the value you want to assign to object property. In my example you have a custom object which you want to fill with data from test routine.


Check this website if you want to learn more about JS objects:

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Thanks for the suggestions, guys!

@umakant , did you find the solution? Please share it with us.





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