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Loads RTF text as rich text.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RichText 5.2 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "RichText.ReadRTF"; RTF { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
RTF The rtf text to load.
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.


Returns OK or error.


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


Convert RTF to formatted text:

Let ( [
r = MBS( "RichText.ReadRTF"; $rtf );
o = MBS("RichText.FormattedText");
r = MBS( "RichText.Release" )
]; o )

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Created 23th July 2015, last changed 14th August 2017

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