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Text Manipulation

Convert DateTime to Text - Custom Date Formats
We can customize the way that the date is represented in the "Convert DateTime to Text" Action by entering characters that represent various parts...
Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 at 4:51 PM
Converting a List to Text: Using Join Text Action vs using the Built-In string conversion method
Consider the following simple job: The dialog at the end displays the following results: Notice that the Join Text Action does not appen...
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Usage of the % character
The percentage sign (%) is used as a special character. Its most commonly seen use is to denote variables (%MyVar%), however its role is much more versatile...
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 at 8:33 PM
Escaping special characters
When a text string contains characters that have a special functionality (%, *, +, .), the characters should be "escaped" with a backslash ( \ ). ...
Mon, 10 Sep, 2018 at 12:18 PM
The empty text string
A text string without any characters (empty string) can be defined with the following notation %""% The above could be useful in the confi...
Mon, 10 Sep, 2018 at 5:47 PM
Incrementing characters like numbers
Sometimes it is useful for a process to be able to increment characters like numbers, e.g. when creating multiple files with the same name (My_File_a, My_Fi...
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018 at 11:42 PM
How to define a Text-type variable
When assigning a value to a variable using the "Set Variable" Action, the type of the Variable is defined based on its value. In order to make...
Mon, 8 Oct, 2018 at 2:50 PM
Supported languages
Unicode is supported, therefore any language. This is applicable to any available text field, inside or outside the Process Designer. *Note that the GUI...
Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 at 12:20 PM
Regular Expressions
The .NET regular expression engine is supported. You can find documentation on Regular Expressions here.  Also, a great free tool to design and analyze re...
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 at 11:09 PM
How to check if a variable contains numeric value at run-time
In order to be able to determine whether a variable will be numeric at run-time, a logic can be implemented in the Process as follows: Another way ...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 11:07 PM