find() Function

Function

find( search_text, within_text, start_num )

Returns index location of case-sensitive substring with given string. Returns the one-based location index of the first character of the first match.

See also: search()

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

search_text

Text

The text that will be searched for.

within_text

Text

The text that will be searched in.

start_num

Number

The index of the first character within the within_text value from which to start searching. 0 by default.

Returns

Number

Examples

find("to","boston",1) returns 4

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Compatible
Offline Mobile Compatible
Custom Record Field Expressions Compatible
Process Reports Compatible
Process Events Compatible
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