Can a node refer to itself using JSONata?

With JSONata, am I able to refer to the node itself? See image. I would like the JSONata expression to result in global.foobar. Currently, it is taking the information of the previous payload (, which I do not need.


No. JSONata expressions do not have access to node properties. They can only access msg properties.

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Not doubting what you're saying, but I did find how to do it. This was able to refer to the node itself.


Is your node-red the HA addon ?

I ask as the $entity() appears to be jsonata function added by HA

It is, yea. Ah gotcha, so not native to NR, but rather added by HA.

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