The globalBinding function returns the first global symbol bound to the specified value. If there is no global symbol bound to this value, #void is returned.


The globalBinding function serves as a way to get the symbol that corresponds to a value.



Expression: (globalBinding value)

Arguments Name Type Description
Argument:valueInteger Text String A value whose global symbol is to be returned.


Returns an object vector containing currently active symbols in the workspace.



Here are a number of links to Lambda coding examples which contain this instruction in various use cases.


Argument Types

Here are the links to the data types of the function arguments.

Lambda ObjVector Symbol Context

Here are also a number of links to functions having arguments with any of these data types.

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defun delete detachLibrarian dimension
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globalBinding importCsv importSbf importTab
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isCharNumeric isCharUppercase isCharWhitespace isChar
isCharacter isClass isComplex isDate
isDictionary isDirectory isEqual isError
isFloatVector isIdentical isInside isIntegerVector
isInteger isLambda isMatrix isMember
isMoney isNumberMatrix isNumberVector isNumber
isObjectVector isObject isPair isPcodeVector
isString isStructure isSymbol isText
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