Text formatting

Applies to JungleDocs for Office 365.
For a similar tutorial for JungleDocs for SharePoint 2010-2019, click here.

You can use the following formulas in JungleDocs for Office 365 templates to help format text automatically.


SubString(text, startPosition), SubString(text; startPosition; length) – retrieves a substring from text . The substring starts at a specified character position and has a specified length. First character is at 0 position .

Example: SubString("abcde"; 1) Result: bcde
Example: SubString("abcde"; 2; 1) Result: c
Example: SubString(FirstName; 1; 1) Result: M

Lower(text) – converts text to lowercase.
Example: Lower("The Table") Result: the table

Upper(text) – converts text to uppercase.
Example: Upper("The Table") Result: THE TABLE

PadLeft(text; totalLength), PadLeft(text; totalLength; symbol) – right-aligns the characters in text , padding with spaces or symbol on the left for a specified total length.
Example: PadLeft("123"; 5; "0") Result: 00123

PadRight(text; length), PadRight(text; totalLength; symbol) – left-aligns the characters in text , padding with spaces or symbol on the right for a specified total length.
Example: PadRight("123"; 5; "0") Result: 12300

PlainText(text) – converts rich text to plain text, where text is any text value or text field.


Text value in formulas should be surrounded by quotation marks and the column name should be used without them.

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