toString

Converts an argument value into a string value, depending on its type. For more information on data types, refer to this page.

Category

Conversion

Function syntax

toString(<parameter>)

Parameters

Parameter Description
dateTime converts the date in UTC date format
dateTimeOnly converts the date in UTC date format
duration convert into the corresponding number of milliseconds as a string
time zone convert into the time zone id string representation (JODA id)
integer converts to string representation of the value (1 becomes “1”)
decimal converts to string representation of the value (1.5 becomes “1.5”)
boolean convert the boolean value as ‘true’ if true, ‘false’ if false

Signatures and returned type

toString(<dateTimeOnly>)

toString(<dateTime>)

toString(<duration>)

toString(<timeZone>)

toString(<boolean>)

toString(<integer>)

toString(<decimal>)

Return a string.

Example

toString(4)

Returns “4”.

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