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Get Items - Query filter for contains

Is substringof supported as a query filter?


Not sure if my syntax is wrong




substringof(Market_x002f_State, 'las vegas')

Community Support
Community Support

Hi Grahambo05,


I haven’t seen a function of Substringof. There is a function of Substring which can be used to return a subset of characters from a string. Please check more details about the workflow definition language at here:


For your scenario, are you trying to use Filter query for data source such as SharePoint? Hope this doc about Odata query operation could be a reference for you, you could check the supported Odata query options at here:

Do you want to use the function to return the items which contains “las vegas”? I assume that you may consider to use Contains function to return true if dictionary contains a key. Please check the doc workflow definition language for more details.

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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is substringof supportted yet?

Resident Rockstar
Resident Rockstar

Apparently, it is supported now.  I was trying it with the items reversed in the parenthesis.



Then, come to find out... doesnt work at all for Name in a document.  So, no luck for a SP Get Files.


Always a nuance to waste hours of time.

This is highly disappointing... I'd like to use ODATA filter out all files that contains ".url" but filename with extension is not supported either...  Please fully support ODATA

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