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tofolder() Function


tofolder( value )

Converts a value to Folder.


Keyword Type Description


Any Types

Value to convert.



Usage considerations

Using the value parameter

The value parameter accepts Text, Integer, Decimal, and Array types.

Using tofolder() with arrays

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


tofolder({"4586","4587"}) returns [Folder:4586], [Folder:4587]

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 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 Compatible
Process Events Compatible

tofolder() Function