tostring() Function

Converts a value to Text. If an array is passed in, its values will be concatenated to form one string. To preserve the original array structure, use touniformstring.

Syntax

tostring( value )

value: (Any Type) Value to convert.

Returns

Text

Notes

Arguments after the first are ignored.

Values that hold a Number (Decimal) data type are displayed using 7 digits of precision, when cast to a string of plain text.

This function returns a null Text when passed a null value.

Notes

Do not use apply with tostring; use touniformstring() instead.

Examples

You can experiment with this function in the test box below.

Test Input

tostring(17) returns "17"

tostring({1,2,3}) returns "1, 2, 3" (note that this is a single Text, not an Array of Text)

See Also

touniformstring(): Use this function to preserve Arrays.

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