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What are Dictionaries?
What are Dictionaries?
Henrik Hofmeister avatar
Written by Henrik Hofmeister
Updated over a week ago

Dictionaries are used to map a list of values to another list of values, arranged as key/value pairs. Both the keys and values can be an object or a string of text; key entries can also be defined as a regular expression.

Dictionaries are used in Pipe robots to normalise data - say you need to map certain typo's to their actual counterpart - or you want to lookup a certain SKU in a dictionary to get the proper name for a product. This can all be done using the dictionaries.

To create a new dictionary head to your Projects view - and click the top-right "New" button. Here you can choose "Dictionary". 

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