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GH-VARIABLE-SET(1) GitHub CLI manual GH-VARIABLE-SET(1)

NAME

gh-variable-set - Create or update variables

SYNOPSIS

gh variable set <variable-name> [flags]

DESCRIPTION

Set a value for a variable on one of the following levels: - repository (default): available to GitHub Actions runs or Dependabot in a repository - environment: available to GitHub Actions runs for a deployment environment in a repository - organization: available to GitHub Actions runs or Dependabot within an organization

Organization variable can optionally be restricted to only be available to specific repositories.

OPTIONS

The value for the variable (reads from standard input if not specified)

Set deployment environment variable

Load variable names and values from a dotenv-formatted file

Set organization variable

List of repositories that can access an organization variable

Set visibility for an organization variable: {all|private|selected}

OPTIONS INHERITED FROM PARENT COMMANDS

Select another repository using the [HOST/]OWNER/REPO format

EXAMPLE

# Add variable value for the current repository in an interactive prompt
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE
# Read variable value from an environment variable
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE --body "$ENV_VALUE"
# Read variable value from a file
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE < myfile.txt
# Set variable for a deployment environment in the current repository
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE --env myenvironment
# Set organization-level variable visible to both public and private repositories
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE --org myOrg --visibility all
# Set organization-level variable visible to specific repositories
$ gh variable set MYVARIABLE --org myOrg --repos repo1,repo2,repo3
# Set multiple variables imported from the ".env" file
$ gh variable set -f .env

SEE ALSO

gh-variable(1)

Jul 2024 GitHub CLI v2.52.0