toHtml() Function

Function

toHtml( text )

Converts a string in plain text to the HTML equivalent that displays appropriately in an HTML page, by replacing reserved characters with their escaped counterparts.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The string of text to be converted to HTML

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

This function is not necessary when using certain allowed HTML tags, which are always allowed in Expressions.

Examples

toHTML("Hello <br> World") returns Hello &lt;br&gt; World

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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