To learn about using the Script Line Editor functions, see Adding Script Tags Overview.

Absolute

(Expression N1)  ​
Description Return the absolute value of a given number.
Arguments Expression N1 is the number to be processed.
Return A character string which holds a number. The function will return the absolute value of Expression N1.
Examples
Example 1 ABSOLUTE (-1000)
Result 1000
Example 2 ABSOLUTE (1000.54)
Result 1000.54

Append String

Description Append a string to another string.
Arguments is the string being appended with the string. is the string to append to . determines from which side of to append the character. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). Default value is ‘L’.
Return A Character string. The function will return the after being appended with character from the side specified in .
Examples
Example 1 APPEND STRING (abcdabxyz,efgh,L)
Result efghabcdabxyz
Example 2 APPEND STRING (abcdabxyz,efgh,R)
Result abcdabxyzefgh

Compress Character

(Expression C1, Expression C2)
Description Replace duplicate appearances of a character in a string with a single appearance.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being searched for the duplicated Expression C2 character. Expression C2 is the character being searched in Expression C1 for duplicated appearances.
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 after replacing the duplicated appearances of Expression C2 with a single appearance.
Examples
Example 1 Compress character (ab cdabxy z,SPACE)
Result ab cdab xy z
Example 2 COMPRESS CHARACTER (abbbcdabxybz,b)
Result abcdabxyzb
Example 3 COMPRESS CHARACTER (00 1000,0)
Result 010

Integer

Description Extract the integer value of a number.
Arguments is the number to be processed.
Return A character string which holds the integer value of  .
Examples
Example 1 INTEGER (9.35)
Result 9
Example 2 INTEGER (9)
Result 9
Example 3 Result:            9
Result 9

Mantissa

(Expression N1, Expression N2)
Description Calculate the mantissa value of a number modulus by another number.
Arguments Expression N1 is the number modulated by Expression N2.

Expression N2 is the modulus number used with Expression N1.

Return A character string which holds the mantissa value of Expression N1 modulus Expression N2.
Examples
Example 1 MANTISSA (10,3)
Result 1
Examples
Example 2 MANTISSA (9,3)
Result 0
Example 3 MANTISSA (55.45,3.27)
Result 3.13

Max String Length

(Expression C1, Expression N1, Expression C2)
Description Set the maximum length of a string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being processed according to the maximum length specified in Expression N1. Expression N1 is the maximum allowed length of Expression C1.

Expression C2 determines from which side of Expression C1 to reduce the extra characters according to the maximum length specified in Expression N1. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). Default value is ‘L’.

Return A character string. The function will return Expression C1 after reducing it size to the maximum length specified in Expression N1 from the side specified by Expression C2. If the Expression C1 string length is smaller than the value specified by Expression N1, the Expression C1 string will be returned.
Examples
Example 1 MAX STRING LENGTH (abcdabxyz,4,L)
Result abcd
Example 2 MAX STRING LENGTH (abcdabxyz,4,R)
Result abxyz
Example 3 MAX STRING LENGTH (abcdabxyz,15,L)
Result abcdabxyz

Pad String

(Expression C1, Expression N1, Expression C2, Expression C3)
Description Add a repeating character to a string according to the maximum desired length of the whole string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being processed.             Expression N1 is the desired new length of Expression C1 after padding it with Expression C2. Expression C2 is the character to pad Expression C1. Expression C3 determines from which side of Expression C1 to pad the Expression C2 character. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). The default value is ‘L’.
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 after being padded with Expression C2 character to the max length specified in Expression N1 starting from the side specified in Expression C2.  If Expression C1 string length is equal or bigger than Expression N1, no padding will be performed.
Examples
Example 1 PAD STRING (abcdabxyz,15,e,L)
Result eeeeeeabcdabxyz
Example 2 PAD STRING (abcdabxyz,13,f,R)
Result abcdabxyzffff
Example 3 PAD STRING (abcdabxyz,8,g,L)
Result abcdabxyz

Power

(Expression N1, Expression N2)
Description Calculate the mathematical power value of a number.
Arguments Expression N1 is the number to be processed. Expression N2 is the power value to be used with Expression N1.
Return A character string which holds the power Expression N2 of Expression N1.
Examples
Example 1 POWER (9,2)
Result 81
Example 2 POWER (3,3)
Result 27

Remove String

(Expression C1, Expression C2)
Description Remove all occurrences of a given string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being processed.  Expression C2 is the string to search for in Expression C1 and remove.
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 string after removing all occurrences of Expression C2.
Examples
Example 1 REMOVE STRING (abcdabxyz,ab)
Result cdxyz
Example 2 REMOVE STRING (abcdabxyz,abc)
Result dabxyz
Example 3 REMOVE STRING (1000,0)
Result 1

Replace String

(Expression C1, Expression C2, Expression C2) 
Description Replace all occurrences of a given string with another string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being processed.             Expression C2 is the string to search for in Expression C1 and replace with the string specified in Expression C3. Expression C3 is the string to replace Expression C2 in Expression C1.
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 string after replacing all occurrences of Expression C2 with Expression C3.
Examples
Example 1 REPLACE STRING (abcdabxyz,ab,gh)
Result ghcdghxyz
Example 2 REPLACE STRING (abcdabxyz,abc,gh)
Result ghdabxyz
Example 3 REPLACE STRING (1.1.2008,.,-)
Result 1-1-2008
 

Round

(Expression N1)
Description Round the value of a floating number.
Arguments Expression N1 is the number to be processed.
Return Character string which holds the rounded value of Expression N1.
Examples
Example 1 ROUND (9.49)
Result 9.00
Example 2 ROUND (9.5)
Result 9.00
Example 3 ROUND (9.51)
Result 10.00

String Length

(Expression C1)
Description Return the length of a given string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string to be processed.
Return A character string. The function will return the position where the Expression C2 string starts in Expression C1. If the Expression C2 cannot be found in Expression C1, the function will return 0 (zero).
Examples
Example 1 STRING LENGTH (abcde)
Result 5

String Position

(Expression C1, Expression C2, Expression C3, Expression N1)
Description Return the starting position of a string within another string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string in which Expression C2 should be searched for.  Expression C2 is the string being searched in Expression C1 string. Expression C3 determines from which side of Expression C1 to start the search for Expression C2. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). The default value is ‘L’. Expression N1 is the requested appearance number Expression C2 in Expression C1.
Return A character string. The function will return the position where the Expression C2 string starts in Expression C1. If the Expression C2 cannot be found in Expression C1, the function will return 0 (zero).
Examples
Example 1 STRING POSITION (abcdabxyz,ab,L,1)
Result 1
Example 2 STRING POSITION (abcdabxyz,ab,R,1)
Result 4
Example 3 STRING POSITION (abcdabxyz,ab,L,2)
Result 5
Example 4 STRING POSITION (abcdabxyz,ef,L,1)
Result 0

Sub String

(Expression C1, Expression N1, Expression N2, Expression C2)
Description Extract a string from another string.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string to extract from starting from the side specified in Expression C2 using the offset position specified in Expression N1 in length specified by Expression N2. Expression N1 is the offset position in Expression C1 to extract the desired string starting from the side specified by Expression C2. Expression N2 is the maximum length of the string to extract from Expression C1. Expression C3 determines from which side of Expression C1 to calculate the offset position specified in Expression N1. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). Default value is ‘L’.
Return A character string. The function will return the string extracted from Expression C1 according to the offset position specified in Expression N1 and maximum length specified by Expression N2. If the specified maximum length is beyond the Expression C1 boundary, the extracted string length will not exceed this boundary.
Examples
Example 1 SUB STRING (abc dabx yz,1,5,L)
Result abc d
Example 2 SUB STRING (abc dabx yz,3,5,L)
Result c dab
Example3 SUB STRING (abc dabx yz,1,5,R)
Result bx yz
Example 4 SUB STRING (abc dabx yz,4,2,R)
Result bx
Example 5 SUB STRING (abc dabx yz,7,9,L)
Result bx yz

Table Column Average

Description Calculate the average value of all values appearing in a column.

Note: This script cannot be used inside a table.

Arguments Expression C is the name of the table column.
Return Character string which holds a number.

The function will return the average value of Expression C.

Examples
Example 1 Table Average (Tag Name)
Result Average of values

Table Column Sum

Description Sum all of data tag values of a specific tag.

This function can only be added to the Form in a script tag  (not a tag converted to a script).

Note: When you add the script inside a table, the sum includes only values displayed in the table output. For example, in a filtered table only items displayed in the filtered table are summed.

Note that the script should not be added in the same row as the table tags.

If you add the script outside the table all values are summed.

Argument Expression C is the name of the table column.
Return Character string which holds a number.

The function will return the sum of the values of Expression C.

Examples
Example 1 Table Sum (Tag Name)
Result Sum of the selected columns

Table Row Count

Description Total number of table rows in the input.

Note: This script cannot be used inside a table.

Arguments Expression C is the name of the table column.
Return Character string which holds a number.

The function will return the number of table rows of Expression C.

Examples
Example 1 Table Row Count (Tag Name)
Result Number of rows

Table Row Position

Description Number table row according to the position number of the row in the input.
Return The function returns a row value that corresponds to the row position.

Trim Character

(Expression C1, Expression C2, Expression C3)
Description Remove a repeated character from a string end(s).
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 string after trimming the Expression C2 repeated character at its end(s).
Examples
Example 1 TRIM (abcdefg, SPACE, B)
Result abcdefg d
Example 2 TRIM (00001000, 0, L)
Result c 1000
Example 3 TRIM (abcdefghhhhhh, h, R)
Result bx abcdefg

Truncate String

(Expression C1, Expression N1, Expression C2)
Description Cut the length of a string by specified number of characters.
Arguments Expression C1 is the string being cut by Expression N1 number of characters.  Expression N1 is the number of characters to cut from Expression C1.            Expression C2 determines from which side of Expression C1 to cut the number of characters specified by Expression N1. Valid values are: ‘R’ (Right), ‘L’ (Left). Default value is ‘L’.
Return A character string. The function will return the Expression C1 after deleting the number of characters specified by Expression N1 from the side specified by Expression C2.
If the Expression C1 string length is smaller than the value specified by Expression N1, an empty string will be returned.
Examples
Example 1 TRUNCATE STRING (abcdabxyz,3,L)
Result dabxyz
Example 2 TRUNCATE STRING (abcdabxyz,2,R)
Result abcddabx
Example 3 TRUNCATE STRING (abcdabxyz,10,L)
Result NULL