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Encodes an URL component.

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

(old name: String.EncodeURLComponent)


Parameter Description Example value
text The text to encode. $URL
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 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

Text.EncodeToXML   -   Text.FileExtensionToMimeType

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