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supervisor() Function


supervisor( userinfo )

Returns the supervisor of the user if they have one.


Keyword Type Description



The user info of the user, which can be either the username or the user itself.



Usage considerations

supervisor() cannot be used to define a column of process report data or in a process event.


You can copy and paste these examples into the Expression Rule Designer to see how this works.

supervisor("john.doe") returns mike.smith

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

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

supervisor() Function