Text Functions

As of R1 2019, the RadExpression control also provides a number of functions for string manipulation. They can be found in the new Text subcategory illustrated in Figure 1.

Figure 1: The Text functions subcategory

The Text functions subcategory

Here is a full list of the available functions:

  • ConvertToString: Returns the string representation of an object.
  • Substring: Retrieves a substring from a string. The substring starts at a specified character position and has a specified length.
  • Concat: Concatenates two specified instances of System.String.
  • Format: Replaces the format item in a specified System.String with the text equivalent of the value of a specified System.Object instance.
  • Trim: Removes all occurrences of white space characters from the beginning and end of this instance.
  • Len: Gets the number of characters in a string.
  • IndexOf: Reports the index of the first occurrence of the specified string in this instance.
  • LastIndexOf: Reports the index position of the last occurrence of a specified string within this instance.
  • Insert: Inserts String2 into String1 at the position specified.
  • Lower: Returns the string in lowercase.
  • Upper: Returns the string in uppercase.
  • LowerInvariant: Returns a copy of this System.String object converted to lowercase using the casing rules of the invariant culture.
  • UpperInvariant: Returns a copy of this System.String object converted to uppercase using the casing rules of the invariant culture.
  • PadLeft: Right-aligns the characters in the defined string, padding its right side with white space characters up to a specified total length.
  • PadRight: Left-aligns the characters in the defined string, padding its left side with white space characters up to a specified total length.
  • Remove: Deletes a specified number of characters from this instance, beginning at a specified position.
  • Replace: Returns a copy of String1, in which SubString2 has been replaced with String3.
  • StartsWith: Determines whether the beginning of this string instance matches the specified string.
  • EndsWith: Determines whether the end of this string instance matches the specified string.
  • Contains: Returns a value indicating whether the* cified System.String object occurs within this string.

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