getMatrixValue Step

Use this step to fetch a value from n (x) n matrix.

Last published at: December 5th, 2023


Gets the value from a N by N in memory matrix


  • columnName – name of the column
  • rowIndex – position of the row
  • xmlVariable – variable that stores the in-memory matrix
  • valueVariable – variable to store the value of the matrix row-cell 


  • True – step executed successfully
  • False – step failed to execute 



Let’s build and execute the getMatrixValueDef example.          

  • Create a new definition called “getMatrixValueDef
  • Select the definition and click the “design” button
  • Drag a getMatrixValue step from the toolbox
  • Connect the dots between the start and getMatrixValue step

  • Click on the “getmatrixvalue” step to configure its properties
  • Configure the following values for the properties as shown on the below graphic
  • Save the workflow definition, create a workflow instance and execute. Step should get value from matrix.