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Extracts text of word file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
WordFile 5.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "WordFile.Texts"; WordFile )   More


Parameter Description Example value
WordFile The reference number of the open word file. $wordFile


Returns text or error.


Extracts text of word file.
Plugin inserts a few newline characters for detected line ends.

May not give all text. If you miss something, please send us test files.


Extracts text:

Set Field [WordFiles::Texts; MBS("WordFile.Texts"; $WordFile)]

Open word file and extract text:

Set Variable [$w; Value:MBS( "WordFile.OpenContainer"; Extract text from Word file::WordFile )]
If [MBS("iserror")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Failed to read word file"; $w]
    Exit Script []
End If
Set Field [Extract text from Word file::Text; MBS( "WordFile.Texts"; $w )]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "WordFile.Release"; $w )]

See also

Example Databases

Created 5th November 2015, last changed 19th January 2018

WordFile.SetXML   -   WordFile.WriteFile

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