repeat() Function
This function may not be compatible with all features of Appian. For details, see the Feature Compatibility section below.


repeat( times, input )

This function takes an input of Any Type and returns a list with the input repeated a specified number of times.


Keyword Type Description



The number of times to repeat the input.


Any Type

The scalar value to repeat. Lists are not allowed.


Any Type

Usage considerations

The input parameter does not support lists.


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

repeat(2, "hello") returns "hello", "hello"

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

Custom Record Field Expressions Incompatible
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