Evaluates a String input against the Integer datatype. If the input matches, the function outputs an Integer value. Input can be a literal, a column of values, or a function returning String values.

After you have converted your strings to integers, if a sufficient percentage of input strings from a column are successfully converted to the other date type, the column may be retyped. 


Output: Returns the Integer data type value for strInput String values.


ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
str_inputYStringLiteral, name of a column, or a function returning String values to match


Literal, column name, or function returning String values that are to be evaluated for conversion to Integer values.

Required?Data TypeExample Value

Example - type parsing functions