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Guide Section: Processing Object Data | EASAP Tree: DATA PROCESSING Branch

REPEATED REPLACE locates one string in another and then replaces the text with new text.

Any LIST object references in the input string of length greater than one must all be the same length. The replace operation is repeated for each value in the input LIST. The output LIST will also be this length. It can be useful when arbitrary input text needs to be escaped, for example when rendering characters such as < in HTML, or to allow ‘ in a database query. Regular Expressions may also be turned on for use during searching.

For specific examples, see REPLACE.

Optional Parameters:
Value:Dropdown list to select a string, String DORs only.
Find Text:The text to search for
Replace With:The text to replace the found text with
Replacement Mode:Select operation (ALL, FIRST)
Optional Parameters:
Delimiter:Character to act as delimiter for object reference in Value:, Find Text: and Replace With:. default→%
Allow Regular Expressions:default→FALSE