repeat

DataWeave 2.2 is compatible and bundled with Mule 4.2. Standard Support for Mule 4.2 ended on May 2, 2021, and this version of Mule will reach its End of Life on May 2, 2023, when Extended Support ends.

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MuleSoft recommends that you upgrade to the latest version of Mule 4 that is in Standard Support so that your applications run with the latest fixes and security enhancements.

repeat(String, Number): String

Repeats a text the number of specified times.

Introduced in DataWeave 2.2.0. Supported by Mule 4.2 and later.

Parameters

Name Description

text

The input string.

times

Number of times to repeat char. Negative is treated as zero.

Example

This example shows how repeat behaves with different inputs and sizes.

Source

%dw 2.0
import * from dw::core::Strings
output application/json
---
{
  "a": repeat("e", 0),
  "b": repeat("e", 3),
  "c": repeat("e", -2)
}

Output

{
  "a": "",
  "b": "eee",
  "c": ""
}

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