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Loads a HTML page as rich text.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RichText 5.2 Yes No No No Yes

MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; HTML { ; Encoding; BaseURL } )


Parameter Description Example value
HTML The html text to load. "<p>Hello</p>"
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is native.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.
BaseURL Optional
The base URL for relative links.


Returns OK or error.


Loads a HTML page as rich text.
Does not work on server due to missing main thread support for Cocoa.

Warning: The plugin can only read/write the styles/formats which Apple supports for their cocoa framework.


Read HTML:

MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; "<p>Schokoladenplätzchen</P>" )

Convert HTML to formatted text:

Let ( [
r = MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; "<p>Schokoladenplätzchen</P>"; "UTF-8" );
o = MBS("RichText.FormattedText");
r = MBS( "RichText.Release" )
]; o )

See also

Example Databases

RichText.ReadFile   -   RichText.ReadRTF

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