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toHtml() Function


toHtml( text )

Converts a string in plain text to the HTML equivalent that displays appropriately in an HTML page, by replacing reserved characters with their escaped counterparts.


Keyword Type Description



The string of text to be converted to HTML



Usage considerations

This function is not necessary when using certain allowed HTML tags, which are always allowed in Expressions.


toHTML("Hello <br> World") returns Hello &lt;br&gt; World

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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toHtml() Function