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SQL Variables

When writing SQL in your Lightdash models, you can use the following references to template you SQL and make it more reusable

  • ${field} - reference a field in the current model
  • ${model.field} - reference a field in another model
  • ${TABLE} - reference the current table's sql reference
  • ${lightdash.attributes.my_attr_1} - a user attribute called my_attr_1
    • (optional) ld as an alias for lightdash
    • (optional) attribute or attr as an alias for attributes