Converts the input value to text form.



Enabled For

For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".

Business Object Category Yes/No
Business Rules: Before-Save Rules Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Editing Rules Yes
Business Rules: Initialization Rules Yes
Business Rules: Read Only Rules Yes
Business Rules: Required Rules Yes
Business Rules: Validation Rules Yes
Client Expressions Yes
Object Permissions Yes
Services Yes
Mobile Yes
Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions) Yes
UI Quick Actions Yes
Reports Yes
Search/Dashboard without field references Yes
Search/Dashboard with field references Yes


Parameter Description


The value to convert to a text value.


(Optional) The number of decimal places returned if the text parameter is a number or a currency. The application ignores the precision parameter for values that are not a number or currency.

Return Value

Text value.

If the text parameter is a text value, returns the text unchanged.



This returns the text value of the CreatedDateTime field.


$(ToString(price, 2))

This returns a currency value to two decimal places. An example is 3.45 USD.