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How to parse JSON List

srajabi
Engager

Hey I have the following query:

 

```

| makeresults | eval prediction_str_body="[{'stringOutput':'Alpha','doubleOutput':0.52},{'stringOutput':'Beta','doubleOutput':0.48}]"

```

 

But no matter what I do, I can't seem to extract each element of the list and turn it into it's own event.

I'd ideally like a table afterwards of the sum of each value:

Alpha: 0.52
Beta: 0.48

For all rows.

Thanks!

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srajabi
Engager

Ah wonderful, thanks so much!

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yuanliu
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Pro tip: It is great that you are using makeresults to post simulation.  But do not mangle JSON.

The command you are looking for is mvexpand.

 

| makeresults | eval prediction_str_body="[{\"stringOutput\":\"Alpha\",\"doubleOutput\":0.52},{\"stringOutput\":\"Beta\",\"doubleOutput\":0.48}]"
| spath input=prediction_str_body path={}
| mvexpand {}
| spath input={}

 

Your sample gives

doubleOutputstringOutput{}
0.48Beta{"stringOutput":"Beta","doubleOutput":0.48}

Hope this helps.

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