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todecimal() Function

Function

todecimal( value )

Converts a value to Decimal (double-precision floating-point number).

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

value

Any Type

Value to convert.

Returns

Decimal

Usage considerations

Numbers less than -10,000,000 and greater than 10,000,000 are represented in scientific notation.

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

Examples

Convert strings to decimals

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todecimal("3.6")

Returns 3.6.

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todecimal("1.123456789")

Returns 1.123457.

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todecimal("2ab4.57cd3")

Returns 24.573.

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todecimal("2ab4.57cd3")

Returns 24.573.

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todecimal("1239329332")

Returns 1.239329e+09.

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todecimal("string")

Returns null.

Convert a list of strings to a list of decimals

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{
todecimal("3.6", "4.2"),
todecimal({"3.6", "4.2"})
}

Returns {3.6, 4.2, 3.6, 4.2}. The value can be one or more single values or a list of values.

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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todecimal() Function

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