Index

Index( name, [database] )
Index( name, [database] )
Index( name, [database] )
Index( name, [database] )
index( name, [database] )
Index( name, [database] )

Description

The Index function returns a valid Reference for the specified index name in the specified child database. If a child database is not specified, the returned index reference belongs to the current database.

When a child database is specified, an admin key must be used to call Index (server or client keys, or ABAC tokens, cannot be used to access a child database).

Parameters

Argument Type Definition and Requirements

name

The name of an index.

database

Optional - A reference to a child database. If not specified, the current database is used.

Returns

A reference to an index with the specified name, in the specified child database (or the current database if database is not specified).

Examples

The query below gets a reference to the index named "spells_by_element".

client.Query(Index("spells_by_element"));
{ "@ref": "indexes/spells_by_element" }
curl https://db.fauna.com/ \
    -u fnAChGwBcAACAO70ziE0cfROosNJHdgBmJU1PgpL: \
    -d '{ "index": "spells_by_element" }'
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
{ "resource": { "@ref": "indexes/spells_by_element" } }
result, _ := client.Query(f.Index("spells_by_element"))

fmt.Println(result)
{spells_by_element 0xc4202d0fa0 <nil>}
System.out.println(client.query(Index(Value("spells_by_element"))).get());
ref(id = "spells_by_element", collection = ref(id = "indexes"))
client.query(q.Index('spells_by_element'))
.then((ret) => console.log(ret))
Ref(id=spells_by_element, collection=Ref(id=indexes))
client.query(q.index("spells_by_element"))
{ "@ref": "indexes/spells_by_element" }
client.query(Index("spells_by_element"))
{ "@ref": "indexes/spells_by_element" }

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