Using more than one variable in a sequence
Adding multiple variables
Sequences are not limited to a single variable. To add additional variables click ADD VARIABLE in the sequence header as many times as needed or select
Add new in a sequence step dropdown.
If you already have a sequence scheduled for use in regimens and events, you can still safely add additional externally defined variables and FarmBot will continue to run the sequence using the DEFAULT VALUES of the new variables. Any regimens or events which you want to run with a different variable value will need to be updated.
To remove a variable, click the icon.
Only unused variables can be removed.
Name each variable
To keep track of what each variable is used for, click the variable’s title to add a custom name.
Variables cannot be renamed once in-use by sequence commands, so do the naming up-front.
As variables are added, updated, and removed, their corresponding listing in sequence step dropdowns will be updated.
Multiple externally defined variables
Externally defined variables will be displayed in the run button popup, execute steps, and all other places where you can provide a value for an externally defined variable.
Group variable limitations
Only one group variable is allowed per sequence
When FarmBot runs a sequence with a group variable, it will actually execute the sequence multiple times - once for each member of the group. If a sequence had more than one group variable, it would not be clear what order FarmBot should execute the sequence in. Thus, at this time, multi-group-variable execution is not allowed.