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Queries text of current selection.

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

MBS( "Webview.SelectedText"; WebViewerRef { ; Formatted } )


Parameter Description Example value
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
Formatted Optional
Optional for Mac. If 1, tries to get text with formatting.


Returns text or error.


Queries text of current selection.
If you put this in a button, the focus may leave WebViewer and selection is lost. In a menu it works better.

See also WebView.GetPlainText, WebView.GetHTMLText and WebView.GetFormattedText.


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.Scrollbar.set   -   Webview.SetHidden

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