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Queries the current text of the document.

Component: WebView
Version: 5.0
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: No
Server: No
FileMaker Cloud: No

MBS( "WebView.GetFormattedText"; WebViewerRef )


Parameter Description Example value
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.


Returns text or error.


Queries the current text of the document.
If possible with formatting, but only the text. This may show more/less text than you see.

See also WebView.GetPlainText, WebView.GetHTMLText and Webview.SelectedText.

Not supported for WebKit 2.x (FileMaker 16 Mac).


Query plain text from webviewer:

MBS("WebView.GetPlainText"; "web")

Query html text from webviewer:

MBS("WebView.GetHTMLText"; "web")

Query formatted text from webviewer:

MBS("WebView.GetFormattedText"; "web")

Query selected text:

MBS("Webview.SelectedText"; "web")

See also

WebView.GetFormValue   -   WebView.GetHTMLText

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