Type

Description

The type selector can be used to return the type of the current node.

Usage

.[@]

Return types

The type selector can return the following types:
  • array
  • map
  • string
  • int
  • float
  • bool

Example

$ echo '{"numbers": [5, 2, 3, 1, 4]}' | dasel -r json '.[@]'
"map"
$ echo '{"numbers": [5, 2, 3, 1, 4]}' | dasel -r json '.numbers.[@]'
"array"
$ echo '{"numbers": [5, 2, 3, 1, 4]}' | dasel -r json '.numbers.[0].[@]'
"float"
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