Altair® Monarch®


Function: IsLower


Returns 1 if character is lowercase alphabetic, otherwise returns 0 (zero).




character can be a constant, a character field, an expression that results in a string or a function that returns a string. Note: If character is longer than a single character, IsLower operates on only the first character.

Return value

This function returns a number: 1 if character is a lowercase alphabetic character, otherwise it returns 0 (zero).

Calculated field example

The IsLower() function has no practical application in a calculated field expression.

Filter/Find example

Records with a Name field beginning with a lowercase character can be selected or found using the expression: IsLower(Name)=1