Text

Description

Text manipulation is a way to administer and modify textual data, including text conversion, transformation and extraction. Some common text operations involve stripping of characters or white space, converting words to upper or lower case, adding or replacing characters and calculating character count for the selected text. AutoMate encompasses a variety of activities primarily designed to automate the management, modification and enhancement of text. These time saving activities are the complete solution for any data and text editing procedures that are performed in large quantities or in a repetitive manner.

Available Activities

The list of activities for this action are arranged below in alphabetical order. For more information about a specific activity, click the associated link.

Activity
Description
Text - Base64 encode/decode Encodes or decodes a block of text using Base64 algorithm.
Text - Convert case Converts the specified text to upper or lower case letters and populates a variable with the results.
Text - Find Finds each or every occurrence of a text pattern and populates a variable with the results.
Text - Format date/time Converts a date/time value into the specified format.
Text - Format path Converts a file path into a specific format.
Text - Get substring Retrieves a portion of text contained in a text string and populates a variable with the results.
Text - HTML encode/decode Encodes text into HTML format or decodes HTML formatted text into seven-bit ASCII standard text format.
Text - Insert

Inserts characters into the specified text and places the result in a variable.

Text - Pad Adds a single character to the beginning and/or end of the specified text and places the result in a variable.
Text - Replace Finds and replaces each or every occurrence of a text pattern and places the result into a variable.  Regular expressions may be used for added power and flexibility.
Text - Reverse Reverses a text string and populates a variable with the results.
Text - Trim Removes characters from the beginning and/or end of a text string and populates a variable with the results.
Text - URL encode/decode Encodes a text string into valid URL format or decodes URL into human readable form.