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RichText.ReadHTML

Loads a HTML page as rich text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
RichText 5.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; HTML { ; Encoding; BaseURL } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
HTML The html text to load. "<p>Hello</p>"
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is native.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
UTF8 Optional
BaseURL The base URL for relative links. "http://www.mbsplugins.de" Optional

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Loads a HTML page as rich text.
Does not work on server due to missing main thread support for Cocoa.

Warning: The plugin can only read/write the styles/formats which Apple supports for their cocoa framework.

Looks like font OpenSans will be converted to Times. You can avoid it by replacing 'OpenSans' with e.g. 'Helvetica' before reading HTML.

Examples

Read HTML:

MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; "<p>Schokoladenplätzchen</P>" )

Convert HTML to formatted text:

Let ( [
r = MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; "<p>Schokoladenplätzchen</P>"; "UTF-8" );
o = MBS("RichText.FormattedText");
r = MBS( "RichText.Release" )
]; o )

See also

Release notes

  • Version 10.3

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Created 23th July 2015, last changed 29th June 2018


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