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a!toRecordIdentifier() Function


a!toRecordIdentifier( recordType, identifier )

Matches record IDs with their record type to return a value of type Record Identifier for each record ID passed to the function.

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Keyword Type Description



The record type that contains the record.


Any Type Array

Individual record IDs within the record type.


Record Identifier Array

Usage considerations

Record IDs for different source types


Record type object references are specific to each environment. If you copy and paste these examples into your interface, they will not evaluate. Use them as a reference only.

a!toRecordIdentifier(recordType: recordType!Employee, identifier: {"536870111", "536870555"}) returns an array of two Record Identifier values with the first pointing to the first record in the identifiers list and the second pointing to the second record.

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.

a!toRecordIdentifier() Function