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todecimal() Function


todecimal( value )

Converts a value to Decimal (double precision floating point).


Keyword Type Description


Any Type

Value to convert.



Usage considerations

When operating on arrays, it is not necessary to use apply with todecimal. If multiple parameters are passed, or one parameter is an Array, todecimal will return a Decimal Array.


todecimal("3.6") returns 3.6

todecimal("3.6", "4.2") and todecimal({"3.6", "4.2"}) both return {3.6,4.2}

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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todecimal() Function