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Reference Query Results on Your Page

You can include query results on your page using Evidence's built-in component library. Evidence components include things like charts, tables, and graphs.

How to Reference Query Results#

Each query result is stored as an object with the same name as the query title.

Evidence stores all query result objects for a page in one data object.

You can reference a query result object using the notation below:

{data.query_title}

This notation is what will be used to pass query results to Evidence components.

How to Use Evidence Components#

Evidence components require a reference to a query result and arguments specific to the component you're using. You can find a list of components and their arguments in the Components section.

We'll use Evidence's <Value/> component as an example.

<Value/> lets you include the result of a query directly in the text on your page.

Under the data_sample query you wrote in the last section, paste the code below:

<Value data={data.data_sample} column=owning_department/>

What's Next#

Congratulations - you set up your project, connected to your data warehouse, ran a SQL query, and referenced that query on your page.

If you made it this far, please reach out to us on Slack. We would love to hear from you.

In the next tutorial, we'll show you how to build a full analysis from scratch, including charts, inserting query results into text, loops, conditionals, and more.