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Version: 8.1

replace

This function is used by Ignition's Expression language.

Description

Finds all occurrences of a substring inside of a source string, and replaces them with the replacement string. The first argument is the source, the second is the search string, and the third is the replacement.

Syntax

replace(string, substring, replacementString)

  • Parameters

    • String string - The starting string.

    • String substring - The string to search for.

    • String replacementString - The string to replace any instances of the substring with.

  • Results

    • String - The starting string with all instances of the substring replaced by the replacementString.

Examples

Code Snippet
replace("XYZ", "Y", "and") //returns "XandZ"
Code Snippet
replace("bob and mary went to bob's house", "bob", "judith") //returns "judith and mary went to judith's house"