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knowledgecenter() Function


knowledgecenter( knowledgeCenterId, property )

Returns the properties of a knowledge center.


Keyword Type Description



The Id of the knowledge center to be retrieved. This parameter accepts knowledge center objects as well. Knowledge center objects are represented by their Id number internally.



Information to retrieve for this knowledge center.



Usage considerations

The property parameter accepts the following case-sensitive values:

  • autoApproveForReadOnlyAccess
  • changesRequireApproval
  • communityId
  • communityName
  • creator
  • dateCreated
  • description
  • expirationDays
  • Id
  • isSearchable
  • name
  • numberOfDocuments
  • size
  • type


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

knowledgecenter(2,"name") returns System Knowledge Center

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 Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

knowledgecenter() Function