The current object is a value set in a view. $this will access to a variable value within this value set.

See also $, $val, $value, $group, $id, $identifier, $join, $var, $variable


Parameter Description
name The name of the variable in the current view from which the value shall be retrieved.


Returns the value for current value set and the named variable DERIVED_VAR.

// Get the value of the DERIVED_VAR, which is a variable defined in the view

// $this is equivalent but much faster than the explicit variable definition