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Creates HTML text for a given FileMaker formatted styled text.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Text 4.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Text.TextToHTML"; Text { ; Options } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Text Formatted text to convert. "Hello World"
Options Optional
Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 6.5 or newer.
The options number for html creation.
Add 1 for having no body around.
Add 2 to have no font names.
Add 4 to have no font sizes.
Add 8 to use strong instead of b tag for bold.
Add 16 to keep links in HTML to pass through <a..></a> tags. (new in 7.4).


Returns OK or error.


Creates HTML text for a given FileMaker formatted styled text.
Supports styles like bold, italic, underline, font size and text color. Other style features may be added in the future on demand.

See also Text.EncodeToHTML.


Convert some text to HTML

MBS( "Text.TextToHTML"; "Hello World" )

Example result:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="" xml:lang="de">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="application/xhtml+xml; charset=utf-8" />
<p>Hello World</p></body>

Convert some text to RTF

MBS( "Text.TextToRTF"; "Hello World" )

Example result:
Hello World

Convert without body/header:

MBS( "Text.TextToHTML"; "Hello World”; 1 )

Example result: <p>Hello World</p>

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Created 7th September 2014, last changed 15th February 2018

Text.SoundExGerman   -   Text.TextToRTF

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