bool#

Description#

Generate a boolean value of the argument value.

Return type#

bool

Domain#

This is a scalar function (calculates a single output value for a single input row.)

Categories#

Usage#

bool(value)

Argument

Type

Optional

Repeatable

Restrictions

value

string or numeric

no

no

none

Examples#

make_col boolIfPossible:bool(obj.field)

The bool function casts a value to bool, and if that fails, returns null.