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

Function

mid( text, start_num, num_chars )

Returns a substring from the middle of the specified text.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text from which the substring will be extracted.

start_num

Number

The positional index of the first character of the substring to be returned.

num_chars

Number

The length in characters of the substring to extract.

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

The first character of the entire text value is considered to have an index = 1.

Examples

mid("boston",4,2) returns to

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
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