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dlprentice
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Only get the first 7 characters of a string?

As part of a flow I am matching to see if part of a string is contained in another. I can usually count on the first 7 characters doing the job.

 

How do I a string regardless of length and only use the first 7 characters of it?

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Pstork1
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As long as the string will always be longer than 7 characters you can use the following to get the first 7 characters.

 

substring(string,0,7)

 



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Pstork1
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As long as the string will always be longer than 7 characters you can use the following to get the first 7 characters.

 

substring(string,0,7)

 



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ManishJain
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Hi @dlprentice ,

 

You can use substring function available in flow. Put the expression as substring('your parameter',0,7) to get the required string.

 

Thanks

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