type

macros/<filename>.yml
version: 2
macros:
- name: <macro name>
arguments:
- name: <arg name>
type: <string>

Definition

The data type of your argument. Note that this is only used for documentation purposes — there are no restrictions on the values you can use here.

Examples

Document a macro

macros/cents_to_dollars.sql
{% macro cents_to_dollars(column_name, scale=2) %}
({{ column_name }} / 100)::numeric(16, {{ scale }})
{% endmacro %}
macros/cents_to_dollars.yml
version: 2
macros:
- name: cents_to_dollars
arguments:
- name: column_name
type: column name or expression
description: "The name of a column, or an expression — anything that can be `select`-ed as a column"
- name: scale
type: integer
description: "The number of decimal places to round to. Default is 2."