right() Function

Function

right( text, num_chars )

Returns a specified number of characters from the text, starting from the last character.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text from which the substring will be taken.

num_chars

Number

The length in characters of the subtext to extract.

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

Although the characters are counted right-to-left, their order will remain left-to-right.

Examples

right("boston",3) returns ton

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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