strings.replace() function

strings.replace() replaces the first i non-overlapping instances of a substring with a specified replacement.

Function type signature
(i: int, t: string, u: string, v: string) => string

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(Required) String value to search.


(Required) Substring value to replace.


(Required) Replacement for i instances of t.


(Required) Number of non-overlapping t matches to replace.


Replace a specific number of string matches

import "sampledata"
import "strings"

    |> map(fn: (r) => ({r with _value: strings.replace(v: r._value, t: "p", u: "XX", i: 2)}))

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