Extract Lookup ID

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Extract an item's ID when using List Lookup Controls to query more information.


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AuthorRaphael Bachmann
Long Description

Sometimes, when using a List Lookup Control in Nintex Forms, you want the querried item's ID separated. Use this little regular expression to extract the ID from the value:


replace("YourLookupControl", ";\#.*$", "")

DependenciesList-Lookup Control
Support Info

Raphael Bachmann


Nintex Forms 2013

Nintex Forms 2016

Nintex Forms for O365


SharePoint Server 2013

SharePoint Server 2016

SharePoint online (O365)





Additional Information

Use this asset in combination with the Lookup-Runtime Function to query additional information. Example: Lookup Runtime in Nintex Forms for Office 365

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