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find spaces in string with indexOf

I need to find the position of the first space in a string so I can manipulate the content of the string. I'm trying to use the indexOf function, but I can't get it to work.


I've tried using a space between single apostrophes, and the char(32) function. None of these work.


When I try using a space between single apostrophes I get a -1 result.


indexof(' ',triggerBody()['text'])


When I try using char(32) the flow errors out with the message:

Unable to process template language expressions in action 'IndexOf_Space' inputs at line '1' and column '6357': 'The template function 'char' is not defined or not valid.'.







How does the indexOf function work when searching for spaces?


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Super User
Super User

A space between single quotes should work. But if you want to try your "char(32)" method, then use this expression instead:

Helper I
Helper I

I just had it backwards. So dumb.


indexOf(OriginalText, ' ')


Reference guide for functions in expressions - Azure Logic Apps | Microsoft Docs



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