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[String] casts a value to data type string. Every data type has a string representation.
- Integer and decimal values have their formatting rules applied.
- Maps, arrays, and pairs are displayed in a format suitable for inspecting the elements of the data type.
- Null values map to the empty string.
- Boolean values map to the strings 'True' and 'False'.

  • Syntax
  • Parameters
[String: 'Value']
Required Parameters
Value The value which will be converted into a string.

To cast a value into a string:

Use the [String] tag. The following example performs a string operation on a series of numbers by casting them to string values before applying the concatenation symbol to them.

[Output: (String: 1) + (String: 1)]
Tag Link [String] Category Data Type
Type Substitution Data Source Any
Support Preferred Version 5.0
Output Type String Security None
Implementation Sets Lasso 5.0

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