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len() Function

Function

len( text )

Returns the length in characters of the text.

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

text

Text

The text, the length of which will be returned.

Returns

Number

Examples

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len("boston")

Returns 6.

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len("New York", "San Francisco")

Returns {8, 13}.

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len({"New York", "San Francisco"})

Returns {8, 13}. Items in a list are evaluated individually and returned as a list of numbers.

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len(1000, 1000000, "ABC")

Returns {4, 7, 3}.

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len(null, "", " ")

Returns {0, 0, 1}.

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len(true(), false())

Returns {4, 5}.

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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len() Function

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