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SharePoint Designer Workflows - Custom String Actions

It's been a while since I've posted anything, but thought I'd put this one up.

I've just finished creating a project on codeplex that adds a bunch of standard .Net String functions, and a formatting function for DateTime values, to SharePoint Designer workflows.

With the WSP deployed to the codeplex project, the following methods are made available as SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions, simply by deploying the WSP and activating the Web Application feature contained within:

Contains - .Net String method
EndsWith - .Net String method
Entry - custom procedure that uses the delimiter provided to split a string, and return the entry occuring at the position provided
FormatDate - .Net DateTime method
IndexOf(string) - .Net String method
IndexOf(string, startIndex) - .Net String method
Length - .Net String method
Num-Entries - custom procedure that uses the delimiter provided to split a string, and return the number of entries
Replace - .Net String method
StartsWith - .Net St…