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Version: 8.1

typeOf

New in 8.1.4

This function is used by Ignition's Expression language.

Description

Returns the simple name of the Java type.

Syntax

typeOf(value)

  • Parameters

    • Any value - The object for which you want to find the Java type.
  • Results

    • String - Returns the simple name of the Java type.

Examples

Code Snippet
// Takes in a string value, returns "String".
typeOf("My String")
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// Takes in a Tag's value using the Tag expression function. Returns a string representing the datatype of the Tag.
typeOf(tag("[default]WriteableInteger1"))
Code Snippet
// Takes in a color type property from a Vision component. Returns "ColorUIResource".
typeOf({Root Container.Label.foreground})