Socrata was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2018 and is now the Data and Insights division of Tyler. The platform is still powered by the same software formerly known as Socrata but you will see references to Data & Insights going forward.

# to_number

##### Function: to_number
  cast a value to a number

Examples:

to_number('42')
-- Result: "42"

to_number(text_number_column)
-- Result: "42"


###### Signatures
text, text -> number
text -> number
checkbox -> number
number -> number