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length
To return the length of a given string as a character count
This function returns the number of characters (with spaces) of a text. You can use this function, for example, to compare strings, or you can check if fields contain a certain number of characters.
Together with the functions substr() or index(), this function could also help you to return the number of characters from a specific starting point.
Tipp: The function works best with the fields Text or Text (multiline).

Syntax

length(string)

Return

number

Examples

length("Ninox is great!")
Result: 15

See also

index, which returns the first position of appearance of a match in the string.
substr, which returns a new string according to the given parameters.
text, which converts a value to a string that possibly reflects the format options.
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