Return the single character at a specified position in a text input, where 0 is the first position.

To get a whole segment rather than a single character, use the Text Segment function. To search for a single character, use Find.


Field Definition Type Required
text Input string value. String TRUE
position Location of the character, where 0 is the first position. Number TRUE


Field Definition Type
character Character at a specified location in the input string value. String


For the text input of Hello, World!:

  • If position is 0, then character returns H.

  • If position is 1, then character returns e.

  • If position is 5, then character returns ,.

  • If position is 12, then character returns !.

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