Automation || Split function - Use case example

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Split() is a type of smart value that can be utilized in automation rules, depending on the required scenario. You can learn more about the split function at this link:

This article provides an example use case showcasing the application of this function.


  • Suppose you have a situation where you need to extract the values of username or domain from the user email address ( and save them in a text field for future use. In such a case, the user information has to be obtained from the reporter field and then the split function can be used.

  • Below is screenshot of different usage of split() and automation output:

split() usage in smart value in automation rules
Automation output of split() when used in smart values

Updated on May 31, 2024

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