Contains (PQL)

Checks if a supplied string contains the sub-string.

  • Returned Output: Boolean
  • Library: PQL \ Common \ String
  • Version: 2018.00.000
  • Compatibility:
    • Can be combined with and other PQL function throughout the application.
    • It CANNOT be used with MDX or VBA functions. But it can be used on MDX-based content in other parts of the application.


Contains( <Text> , <Search Text> )

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  • The text and search text strings can be any alphanumeric set of characters.
  • The method returns true if the result is positive. Otherwise it returns false.
Different Function types


This example returns true by finding that the input string "Apple" contains the sub-string "pp"

Contains("Apple", "pp")