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JSONSetElement is creating numbers out of text fields

Question asked by andypieman on Oct 27, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 28, 2017 by wimdecorte

I'm not sure this is a bug, but it is definitely reproducible.


I am writing to WooCommerce a WordPress plug in. For some reason this needs to take prices as a text strings. I have a text field in my DB that has the price in with just numerals and separators. When this field is used in a JSONSetElement it gets converted to a number and therefore causes an error "regular_price is not of type string".


Testing seems to indicate that if a text field starts with a numeral JSONSetElement sets it to a number and removes the text. The field is definitely a text field, and even if you use the expression GetAsText<field> it still converts to a number. Quote(<field>) does work, as does just putting quotes directly in the field, but this seems like a bit of a workaround.


Does anyone have any experience of this?


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