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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
Convert file to Base64 string format
There are some web services that accept uploading files via the POST method, only if the files are in Base64 string format. In order to achieve that, the si...
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019 at 1:48 PM
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 - general info
Regular expressions can be used in various software tools/languages that have support for a regular expression engine. We use the .Net flavor of regular exp...
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019 at 6:52 PM
Regex lookarounds tutorial
The standard practice for particular phrase searching at any part of a text, is by using regex lookarounds.  There are two types of lookarounds: Lo...
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019 at 6:51 PM