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tointervalds() Function


tointervalds( value )

Converts a value to Interval (Day to Second).


Keyword Type Description


Any Type

Value to convert.


Interval (Day to Second)

Usage considerations


The duration data type is not available for storing activity classes or process variables, but it is useful for reporting process and task metrics.

Using the value parameter

The value parameter accepts Integer, Decimal, Text, fixed, Boolean, Time, Date, Datetime, timestamp, complex, fraction, and Array data types.

Understanding results

Multiple parameters return an Interval (Day to second) Array.


tointervalds("11h 10m 30s") returns 111030::00:00:00.000

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

tointervalds() Function