isNumeric

Determines whether a string can be converted to a numeric value. Supports numbers in U.S. number format. For other number support use LSIsNumeric.

isNumeric(String) → returns boolean

Argument Reference for the isNumeric function

String

Required: Yes

Examples sample code invoking the isNumeric function


Integer isNumeric

isNumeric(23)

Expected Result: YES


String isNumeric

isNumeric("twenty")

Expected Result: NO


Scientific Notation

The number 5e2 is scientific notation for 5 x 10^2 aka 500

isNumeric("5e2")

Expected Result: YES


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