extract() Function

Function

extract( text, startDelimiter, endDelimiter )

Returns the value (or values, if the text contains multiple delimited values) between the delimiters from the given text.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text from which to extract the delimited string.

startDelimiter

Text

String for the start delimiter.

endDelimiter

Text

String for the end delimiter.

Returns

Text Array

Examples

extract("start function /\*extract this\*/ end function","/\*","\*/") returns extract this

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Compatible
Offline Mobile Compatible
Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Compatible

Can be used to create a custom record field that only evaluates at sync time.

Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Process Reports Compatible
Process Events Compatible
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