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Encodes an URL component.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Text 3.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Text.EncodeURLComponent"; text { ; encoding } )   More

(old name: String.EncodeURLComponent)


Parameter Description Example Flags
text The text to encode. $URL
encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is native.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
"UTF-8" Optional


Returns encoded string.


Encodes an URL component.
Please check what text encoding you want to use. Especially what the software processing the hex string expects.


Encode blog URL:

MBS("Text.EncodeURLComponent"; "")

Example result: "http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Embsplugins%2Ede"

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

FileMaker Magazin

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 11st December 2016

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