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group() Function

Function

group( groupId, property )

Returns information for group.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

groupId

Number

The Id of the group to be retrieved.

property

Text

Information to retrieve for this group.

Returns

Text

Usage considerations

The property value accepts the following (case-sensitive) values:

  • created
  • creator
  • groupName
  • groupTypeName
  • lastModified
  • parentName
  • delegatedCreation
  • description
  • id
  • memberPolicyName
  • parentId
  • securityMapName
  • viewingPolicyName

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

Examples

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

Return the date and time a group was created

Given a Group with an ID value of 2 created on December 16, 2005:

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group(2, "created")

Returns

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12/16/05 6:37 PM GMT

Return the date and time a group was last modified

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a!localVariables(
  local!groups: a!groupsForUser(loggedInUser()),
  a!forEach(
    local!groups, 
    group(fv!item,"lastModified")))

Returns the date and time that the relevant groups were last modified in this format: MM/DD/YY 00:00 PM GMT.

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

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Compatible
Process Events Compatible
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group() Function

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