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topeople() Function


topeople( value )

Converts a value to People.


Keyword Type Description



Value to convert.



Usage considerations

The value parameter accepts Text, User, Group and People types.

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


topeople(1, "john.doe") returns {[Group:1], john.doe}

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
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topeople() Function