a!doesGroupExist() Function
This function cannot be used with Custom Record Field Expressions.
For a full list of functions and their feature compatibility, explore the Appian Functions table.

Function

a!doesGroupExist( groupId )

Verifies whether a group with the specified group ID already exists in the environment.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

groupId

Number (Integer)

The ID of the group to be checked.

Returns

Boolean

Usage considerations

Returns true when the specified group exists on the system, regardless of security.

This function is particularly useful to add error handling around group IDs that have been stored and then retrieved from a database.

a!doesGroupExist() cannot be used to define a column of process report data or in a process event.

Examples

You can copy and paste these examples into the Expression Rule Designer to see how this works.

a!doesGroupExist(6) returns true

a!doesGroupExist(null) returns false

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if(a!doesGroupExist(ri!myGroup),
  group(ri!myGroup, "groupName"),
  "Unavailable"
)
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