New Virtual Variable dialog box
New Virtual Line dialog box
New Virtual Surface dialog box

This dialog box is used to create new virtual variables, virtual lines or virtual surfaces.

No Selected variable

To display the New Virtual Variable dialog box:

  1. On the View menu, click Dataflow to display the Dataflow window.
  2. On the Shortcut menu (right-click), click New and select Variable... or Virtual Line... or Virtual Surface...
  3. On the Dataflow menu, click New and select Variable... or Virtual Line... or Virtual Surface...

Selected variable

To display the New Virtual Variable dialog box:

  1. On the Dataflow window, select a variable (a raw or virtual, variable or line or surface).
  2. On the Shortcut menu (right-click), click New and select Variable... or Virtual Line... or Virtual Surface...

Create new variable overview

In the Variable... or Virtual Line... or Virtual Surface... dialog box:

  1. Under Select operator, use the Filter and Selected variable information/settings to find and select an operator.
  2. Under the New virtual variable section, in the Name box, enter a name for the new variable.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Complete the Operands page of the Variable Properties dialog box.
  5. Click OK.

Notes:

New Variable dialog box settings

 

Setting

Description

Select operator

This section enables text and data type filtering, and displays operator licensing, multi-threading and operator description information so that you can find suitable operators and discover new operators.

Filter The Filter box accepts text and uses it to filter all Echoview operators. Filtering by operator name, operator description and Selected variable information and settings.

Selected variable

This section is available when the method of creation begins with a selected variable.

Name Name of the Selected variable.
Data type Data type of the Selected variable.
Show only operators that can accept the selected variable's data type Select to filter the operator list with respect to the Selected variable Data type.
New virtual variable Name Enter the name of the new virtual variable or virtual line or virtual surface.

 

See also

Creating and deleting virtual variables
About virtual variables

Operators

Dataflow window