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This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Starts a new instance of a chart. The chart must be set to "Callable" execution mode.

Client Permission Restrictions

Permission Type: SFC Management

Client access to this scripting function is blocked to users that do not meet the role/zone requirements for the above permission type. This function is unaffected when run in the Gateway scope.

Syntax

system.sfc.startChart(path, arguments)

  • Parameters

Path - The path to the chart, for example "ChartFolder/ChartName"

Arguments - A dictionary of arguments. Each key-value pair in the dictionary becomes a variable in the chart scope and will override any default.

  • Returns

String - The unique ID of this chart.

  • Scope

All

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# The following will start an SFC with a dictionary of values to use inside the chart
args= {"var1":10, "Var2":15,"Var3":1}
path = "ChartFolder/ChartName"
sfcID = system.sfc.startChart(path, args)
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