Inline Functions in Nintex

Function reference

fn-Abs

Returns the absolute value of a number.

Example

fn-Abs({WorkflowVariable:Number})

Arguments

  • Number The number to return the absolute value of.

fn-Currency

Represents a numeric value as a currency formatted text.

Example

fn-Currency({WorkflowVariable:Cost})

Arguments

  • Number A variable containing a numeric value.

fn-DateDiffDays

Determines the number of days between two dates. The result can be a decimal value including partial days.

Example

fn-DateDiffDays({WorkflowVariable:StartDate}, {WorkflowVariable:EndDate})

Arguments

  • Start date The starting date and time to calculate the difference between.
  • End date The end date and time to calculate the difference between.

fn-DateDiffHours

Determines the number of hours between two dates. The result can be a decimal value including partial hours.

Example

fn-DateDiffHours({WorkflowVariable:StartDate}, {WorkflowVariable:EndDate})

Arguments

  • Start date The starting date and time to calculate the difference between.
  • End date The end and time date to calculate the difference between.

fn-DateDiffMinutes

Determines the number of minutes between two dates. The result can be a decimal value including partial minutes.

Example

fn-DateDiffMinutes({WorkflowVariable:StartDate}, {WorkflowVariable:EndDate})

Arguments

  • Start date The starting date and time to calculate the difference between.
  • End date The end and time date to calculate the difference between.

fn-DateDiffSeconds

Determines the number of seconds between two dates. The result can be a decimal value including partial seconds.

Example

fn-DateDiffSeconds({WorkflowVariable:StartDate}, {WorkflowVariable:EndDate})

Arguments

  • Start date The starting date and time to calculate the difference between.
  • End date The end and time date to calculate the difference between.

fn-FormatDate

Represents a date time value in text of a specific format.

Example

fn-FormatDate({WorkflowVariable:MyDate}, d)

Arguments

fn-Insert

Adds text in to a larger string.

Example

fn-Insert({WorkflowVariable:Text}, 4, {ItemProperty:Title})

Arguments

  • Text The text to modify.
  • Start position The character position to insert the new text at. The first character in the string is at position 0.
  • New text The additional text that will be added at the start position.

fn-Length

Returns the number of characters in a string.

Example

fn-Length({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The string to count the characters of.

fn-Max

Returns the greater of two numbers.

Example

fn-Max({WorkflowVariable:Number1}, {WorkflowVariable:Number2})

Arguments

  • Number 1 The first number to compare.
  • Number 2 The second number to compare.

fn-Min

Returns the lesser of two numbers.

Example

fn-Min({WorkflowVariable:Number1}, {WorkflowVariable:Number2})

Arguments

  • Number 1 The first number to compare.
  • Number 2 The second number to compare.

fn-NewGuid

Generate a globally unique identifier.

Example

fn-NewGuid()

fn-PadLeft

Returns the provided string right aligned and padded to the total length with a specific character.

Example

fn-PadLeft({WorkflowVariable:Text}, 6)

fn-PadLeft({WorkflowVariable:Text}, 6,-)

Arguments

  • Text The string to pad.
  • Length The target total length of the padded result.
  • Character Optional. The character to pad the original string with. A space character is used by default.

fn-PadRight

Returns the provided string left aligned and padded to the total length with a specific character.

Example

fn-PadRight({WorkflowVariable:Text}, 6)

fn-PadRight({WorkflowVariable:Text}, 6,-)

Arguments

  • Text The string to pad.
  • Length The target total length of the padded result.
  • Character Optional. The character to pad the original string with. A space character is used by default.

fn-Power

Raises a number to the specified power.

Example

fn-Power({WorkflowVariable:Number}, {WorkflowVariable:Power})

Arguments

  • Number The number to raise to the power.
  • Number The power to raise number to.

fn-Remove

Removes a section of text in a larger string.

Example

fn-Remove({WorkflowVariable:Text},xxx,{ItemProperty:Title})

Arguments

  • Text The text to modify.
  • Start position The character position from which to remove the following characters. The first character in the string is at position 0.
  • Length Optional. The number of characters from the start position to remove. All remaining characters will be removed by default.

fn-Replace

Replaces a section of text in a larger string.

Example

fn-Replace({WorkflowVariable:Text},xxx,{ItemProperty:Title})

Arguments

  • Text The text to modify.
  • Old value The text to search for and replace.
  • New value The text to replace Old value with.

fn-Round

Rounds a decimal value to the nearest integer.

Example

fn-Round({WorkflowVariable:Number})

Arguments

  • Number The decimal number to round.

fn-SubString

Extracts a portion of text from a string.

Example

fn-SubString({WorkflowVariable:Text},5,10)

Arguments

  • Text The text to extract a value from
  • Start index The position in the text of the first character to retrieve. The first character in the string is at position 0.
  • Number of characters The number of characters to retrieve from the start index.

fn-ToLower

Formats text in a string to all lower case.

Example

fn-ToLower({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The string to convert to all lower case.

fn-ToTitleCase

Formats text in a string to title case.

Example

fn-ToTitleCase({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The string to convert to title case.

fn-ToUpper

Formats text in a string to all upper case.

Example

fn-ToUpper({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The string to convert to all upper case.

fn-Trim

Removes leading and trailing whitespace from a string.

Example

fn-Trim({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The text to remove leading and trailing whitespace characters from.

fn-XmlEncode

Encodes a string to make it safe for viewing in html.

Example

fn-XmlEncode({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments

  • Text The text to encode.

fn-XmlDecode

Decodes a html safe string to regular text.

Example

fn-XmlDecode({WorkflowVariable:Text})

Arguments