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|Operator Type:||Data manipulation|
|Operator Scope of Action:||Item|
The do() operator do lets rules and actions use macros.
The first argument is the name of the macro. Subsequent arguments are optional and are passed to the macro, which can refer to them as $1, $2, $3, and so forth.
After the macro is evaluated, its result is returned and is parsed again as a rule, action, or expression. For example:
sets name to the result of a macro called computeName.
simply executes whatever actions are returned by a macro called Instructions Instructions.
Note that up until v4.6 macros could also be used in agent queries; this is no longer supported.
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