Remove

Removes the argument in a given string.

{{ "BE0.524.802.662" | remove:"BE" }}
Output
0.524.802.662

Replace

Replaces the argument_1 by argument_2 in the given string.

{{ "Comm.VA" | replace:".","" }}
Output
CommVA

Upcase

Turns all letters of the string in capital letters

{{ "Silverfin" | upcase }}
Output
SILVERFIN

Downcase

Puts all letters of the string in small letters.

{{ "Silverfin" | downcase }}
Output
silverfin

Capitalize

Turns the first letter of the string into a capital letter.

{{ "silverfin" | capitalize }}
Output
Silverfin

Append

Attaches the argument string after the given string.

{{ "Tim Vandecasteele" | append:” with a representative” }}
Output
Tim Vandecasteele with a representative

Prepend

Attaches the argument string before the given string.

{{ "9050 Ledeberg" | prepend:"B - " }}
Output
B - 9050 Ledeberg

Size

Returns the numbers of characters in a string.

{{ "BE0.524.802.662" | size }}
Output
15

Strip

Removes all whitespaces before and after a given string (it doesn't remove spaces between words).

{{ "   BE0.524.802.662   " | strip }}
Output
BE0.524.802.662

Default

This allows to set a default value when a variable or [linkto database variable]database variable[endlinkto] is nil, false or empty

📘

{% assign company_form = company.company_form | default:”NV” %}
Let's say that the database variable company.company_form has not been inputted any value in the company settings

{{ company_form | default:"NV" }}
Output
NV

Minus

Using a minus will remove initial zeros.

Without minus:

{{ "01/01/2018" | date:"%d %B %Y" }}

With minus:

{{ "01/01/2018" | date:"%-d %B %Y" }}
Output
Without minus:

01 January 2018

With minus:

1 January 2018

Today

To the date of today, you can do the following:

{{ "now" | date:"%d/%m/%Y" }}

Localized Date

If you need to display a date according to the time-zone from where template is being executed, you can used the "localized_date" filter.

🚧

This date will be only shown in the user's browser, but won't be exported to the PDF file.

{{ "now" | localized_date:"%d/%m/%Y %H:%M" }}

Slice

Gives a substring of a given string, beginning from a certain index that can be given as well the length of the substring.

{{ "BE0.524.802.662" | slice:4, 11 }}
Output
524.802.662

Newline_to_br / multiline_table

These filters replace every newline character ("\n") in a string with an HTML line break tag ("<br />"). This ensures that text is displayed on new lines as intended.

{% capture welcome_string %}
Hello,
World!
{% endcapture %}

With filter:
{{ welcome_string | newline_to_br }}
Or:
{{ welcome_string | multiline_table }}


Without filter:
{{ welcome_string }}
Output
With filter:
<br />
Hello,<br />
World!<br />

Without filter:
Hello, World!

String_value

Values are stored as string, but whenever a variable or drop is called, Silverfin will try to infer it's type (string, number, etc). In some situation we could prefer to avoid this and render the value always as a string.

{% input custom.some.field %}

Value: {{ custom.some.field }}
String value: {{ custom.some.field.string_value }}
Output

Url_encode

Replaces any URL-unsafe character with three characters: a percent sign and the corresponding Hex value of the character replaced.

{{ "[email protected]" | url_encode }}
Output
user%40email.com

Url_decode

Decodes a string that has been encoded by url_encode. It will replaces the Hex values with URL-unsafe characters.