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toBool

Converts an argument value into a boolean value, depending on its type.
  • From string: try to convert the string value as a boolean, from "true" if the string value is "true", false otherwise
  • From numerical: true if the numerical value is not equal to 0, false otherwise

Category

Conversion

Function syntax

toBool(<parameter>)

Parameters

  • decimal
  • boolean
  • string
  • integer

Signatures and returned types

toBool(<decimal>)
toBool(<boolean>)
toBool(<string>)
toBool(<integer>)
Return a boolean.

Examples

toBool("true")
toBool(1)
Returns true.
toBool("this is not a boolean")
Returns false.