How to make and access a record in Inflex

Go to Inflex.

  • Hit the Record button.
  • Where it says (unnamed), click that, type in person and hit Enter.
  • Hit the + button.
  • Click where it says field1, and type in name and hit Enter.
  • Hit the + button.
  • Click where it says field1, and type in age and hit Enter.
  • On the right hand side, in the first yellow box, click it type in "Mary" (including the double quotes) and hit Enter.
  • On the second yellow box, click it and type in 33 and hit Enter.

Now let’s use it.

  • Make a new Formula by hitting the button.
  • In the white box, type pers (and hit enter to choose person when it pops up).
  • Now type . (period) and then name and hit Enter.
  • You should now see Mary in the box.

Looking at the formula for a record.

  • Put your mouse over the record cell and hit the far top-left triangle.
  • You should now see {"name": "Mary", "age": 33}.
  • Change the word Mary to Harry and then hit Enter.
  • Your other cell should now have changed to Harry too.

In this how-to you’ve learned:

  • How to make a record.
  • How to get a part of it.
  • How to manipulate it as a formula.