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Queries styled text from clipboard as RTF.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Clipboard 5.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "Clipboard.GetRTFText" { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Encoding The text encoding for result.
Default is Windows ANSI.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
UTF8 Optional


Returns text or error.


Queries styled text from clipboard as RTF.

For server this will query the clipboard of the user account running the server app on the server computer and not the clipboard of any client.

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Created 17th November 2014, last changed 12nd November 2015

Clipboard.GetPicture - Clipboard.GetStyledText