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Version: 2.30.0

Run Actions from RunJS query

You can trigger all the actions available in ToolJet from within the RunJS query. This guide includes the syntax for each action along with an example.

Run Query

To trigger a query, you can use the below functions:

queries.queryName.run()

or

await actions.runQuery('<queryName>') 

In the screenshot below, we are triggering two different queries using two different syntax available for Run Query action.

Run Query

Get Query Data

In the previous section, we saw how we can trigger queries. Once the queries are triggered, if you want to immediately use the data returned by the query inside the RunJS query, you can use the getData(), getRawData() and getLoadingState() functions:

Retrieve the latest data of a query:

let response = await queries.getSalesData.run(); 
// replace getSalesData with your query name

let value = queries.getSalesData.getData();
// replace getSalesData with your query name

Retrieve the latest raw data of a query:

let response = await queries.getCustomerData.run(); 
//replace getCustomerData with your query name

let value = queries.getCustomerData.getRawData();
// replace getCustomerData your with query name

Retreive the loading state of a query:

let response = await queries.getTodos.run()
//replace getTodos with your query name

let value = queries.getTodos.getLoadingState();
//replace getTodos with your query name

Set Variables

To create a variable, you can use the below function:

actions.setVariable('<variableName>', `<variableValue>`)

Unset Variable

To delete a created variable, you can use the below function:

actions.unSetVariable('<variableName>')

Get Variables

To access variables through immediately after setting them in a RunJS query, you can use the below getVariable and getPageVariable functions:

Retrieve the current value of a variable:

actions.setVariable('mode','dark');
//replace mode with your desired variable name

return actions.getVariable('mode');

Retrieve the current value of a page-specific variable:

actions.setPageVariable('number',1);
//replace number with your desired variable name

return actions.getPageVariable('number');

Logout

To log out the current logged-in user from the ToolJet, use the below function:

actions.logout()

Show Modal

To open a modal using RunJS query, use the below function:

actions.showModal('<modalName>')

Close Modal

To close a modal using RunJS query, use the below function:

actions.closeModal('<modalName>')

Set Local Storage

Set a value in local storage using the below code:

actions.setLocalStorage('key','value')

Copy to Clipboard

Use the below code to copy content to the clipboard:

actions.copyToClipboard('<contentToCopy>')

Generate File

The below action can be used to generate a file.

actions.generateFile('<fileName>', '<fileType>', '<data>')

fileName is the name that you want to give the file(string), fileType can be csv, plaintext, or pdf and data is the data that you want to store in the file.

Example for generating CSV file:

actions.generateFile('csvfile1', 'csv', '{{components.table1.currentPageData}}') // generate a csv file named csvfile1 with the data from the current page of table

Example for generating Text file:

actions.generateFile('textfile1', 'plaintext', '{{JSON.stringify(components.table1.currentPageData)}}') // generate a text file named textfile1 with the data from the current page of table (stringified)

Example for generating PDF file:

actions.generateFile('Pdffile1', 'pdf', '{{components.table1.currentPageData}}') // generate a text file named Pdffile1 with the data from the current page of table

Go to App

You can switch to a different application using the below action:

actions.goToApp('slug',queryparams) 
  • slug can be found in URL of the released app after application/ or in the share modal that opens up when you click on the Share button on the top-right of the app-builder
  • queryparams can be provided in this format - [{"key":"value"}, {"key2":"value2"}]

Show Alert

To show an alert using RunJS query, use the below code:

actions.showAlert('<alert type>' , '<message>' ) 

Available alert types are info, success, warning, and danger.

Example:

actions.showAlert('error' , 'This is an error' )

Run multiple actions from runjs query

To run multiple actions from a RunJS query, you'll have to use async-await in the function.

Here is a example code snippet for running the queries and showing alert after specific intervals. Check the complete guide on running queries at specified intervals here.

actions.setVariable('interval',setInterval(countdown, 5000));
async function countdown(){
await queries.restapi1.run()
await queries.restapi2.run()
await actions.showAlert('info','This is an information')
}