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Result of $NAME and $QUERY when an extended global reference is the argument.


[Miscellaneous]    RefInKind=n


The value n may be 1 or 0:

  • When 1 (true) $NAME and $QUERY return the global without an extended global reference.

  • When 0 (false) the result is also an extended reference.



Range of Values

0 or 1. The default is 0.

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Compatibility, in the RefInKind row, select Edit. Choose true (selected) or false (cleared).