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Restores a serialized list.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
List 5.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "List.Deserialize"; Text { ; NoReturnEnding } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Text The serialized data as text.
NoReturnEnding Optional
Pass 1 to have no extra newline character on the end of the returned list. Default is 0 to include one to easily concat lists.


Returns list or error.


Restores a serialized list.


Save and restore a list:

Set Variable [$list; Value:"Hello¶World¶1234¶Just a test!"]
Set Variable [$text; Value:MBS("List.Serialize"; $list)]
Show Custom Dialog ["List"; "Encoded: " & $text & ¶ & ¶ & "Decoded: " & MBS("List.Deserialize"; $text)]

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Created 6th July 2015, last changed 27th September 2017

List.DeCombine   -   List.FindEquals

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