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Accessing Members

When you write an expression, you have access not only to Global Objects, Functions and Aggregate Functions but you can also access a member of an object, using the . (dot) character. You can call all public members of an object directly in the Expression Editor. Here are a few examples:

  • = Now().ToShortDateString(): Returns a string that contains the current date in short format.
  • = 'abc'.ToUpper(): Returns "ABC" string.
  • = 'abc'.Length: Returns the length of the current string, 3.
  • = Price.ToString('$0.'): Returns the value of Price formatted according to the specified format, i.e. $123

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