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keyval() Function

Function

keyval( text, keys, separators, delimiters )

Returns the value(s) associated with the given key(s). This function performs the reverse of insertkeyval() function.

See also: insertkeyval()

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text to parse.

keys

Text Array

Array of keys.

separators

Text Array

Array of key-value separators.

delimiters

Text Array

Array of delimiters specifying the end of a value.

Returns

Text Array

Usage considerations

Using the separators parameter

If a single separator value is passed, it is used for parsing all key-value pairs; if multiple separators are specified, the number of separators must match the number of keys.

Using the delimiter parameter

If a single delimiter value is passed, it is used for parsing all key-value pairs; if multiple delimiters are specified, the number of delimiters must match the number of keys.

Examples

keyval("hello=alpha][goodbye=beta]", {"hello"}, "=", "]") returns alpha

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

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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keyval() Function

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