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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...
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018 at 9:04 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 ...
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018 at 2:43 PM