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Filters text to ASCII.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Text 10.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Text.FilterASCII"; Text { ; Replacement } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Text The text to process. "Hello 😀 Wörld"
Replacement Replacement text for invalid characters.
Default is empty.
"?" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Filters text to ASCII.
Removes all non ASCII characters which can't fit into 7bit.
This function removes those for software, which may not handle them correctly.
We convert 23 variants of curly quotes into ASCII quotes.

See also Text.RemoveControlCharacters and Text.RemoveAccents functions.

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Release notes

Created 8th September 2020, last changed 8th September 2020

Text.FileExtensionToMimeType   -   Text.FilterUTF16

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