default for filters

Sets a default row's column if missing.

Signature

> default {flags} (default value) (column name)

Parameters

  • default value: The value to use as a default.
  • column name: The name of the column.

Input/output types:

inputoutput
anyany

Examples

Give a default 'target' column to all file entries

> ls -la | default 'nothing' target

Get the env value of MY_ENV with a default value 'abc' if not present

> $env | get --ignore-errors MY_ENV | default 'abc'

Replace the null value in a list

> [1, 2, null, 4] | default 3
╭───┬───╮
 0  1 
 1  2 
 2  3 
 3  4 
╰───┴───╯