Caché MultiValue Basic Reference
Repeats the string value of each element of a dynamic array.
||An expression that resolves to a dynamic array.
||An expression that resolves to a positive integer specifying the number of repetitions of the current value of each element.
function replicates each element of a dynamic array the number of times specified by repeats
. In the returned dynamic array the value of each element of dynarray
is replicated and concatenated the same number of times. The number of replications is specified by the repeats
argument specifies the number of repeats as a positive integer. If repeats
is a decimal number, it is truncated to an integer. The repeats
string is parsed as an integer until a non-numeric character is encountered. Thus 7dwarves is parsed as 7. If repeats
is 0, a negative number, or a non-numeric string, STRS
returns a null string for all elements.
You can use the STR
function to perform the same operation on a single value.
The following example uses the STRS
function to triplicate the value of each element of a dynamic array. Note that the third element is a null string: