URI difficulties

Hey there,

I’ve been experimenting with the new option to change Globals by using the URI option in KWGT. I’ve tested it in tasker and got it working with a basic global change, but I’ve had issues with more sophisticated stuff that I’d like to report as a bug or a feature request.

I can’t seem to change a global that’s within a folder for example, kwgt://global/glbfldr/fldrglb/data does nothing, where kwgt://global/glbname/data works fine. I wonder if it’s to do with the URI structure using the same slash as the folder. Is there a different separator for folders to use in the URI? Folders are an important part of my widgets globals being organized, so folder support would be super helpful!

The second thing I noticed is that I can’t use the kwgt URI to set a global in the same widget. I assume this is by design or lack of need since you can set globals anywhere you can open a URI. I have a unique case where the name of the global variable I want to write to is based on the content of another variable. So when using a flow, since the name of the global is a name chosen in the drop down and not typed/formula supported, I can’t write to it. Any thoughts on this or plans to support a formula global name in the Flow?

Thanks for your time


I don’t know if it is intended this way but if your global is called folder/variable and you use folder%2Fvariable instead in the uri, it works, at least it does for me

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That’s what I was looking for, thanks!

Nice catch! Yeah global folders are nothing but globals with a slash in the middle, when you use an URI it won’t automatically escape them but parse as an URI i can check if this can be fixed in the meanwhile this is a totally fine way of doing it

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