typename() Function

Returns the Appian system data type name when provided with a data type number.

Syntax

typename( typeNumber )

typeNumber: (Integer) The type number to be inquired for its name.

Returns

Text

Notes

To retrieve the type number, use typeof(x), where x is a value of the intended type, or reference a type with type!{namespace}type-name (within single quotes).

When referencing a data type, consider the impact that deleting the data type has on the expression that references it.

Examples

typename(27) returns User or Group

See Also

typeof(): Use the typeof(x) function to retrieve the ID of a data type for the typeNumber parameter.

Delete Data Types: This topic provides additional information on the impact of deleting data types.

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