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Queries plain text.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
TextView 10.5 Yes Yes No No Yes
MBS( "TextView.GetSelectedPlainText"; TextView )   More


Parameter Description Example
TextView The reference number to the text view. $textview


Returns text or error.


Queries plain text.
Returns the text of the text view without formatting.
Use this function for selection only and TextView.GetPlainText for whole text.

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Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Added more TextView functions: TextView.GetSelectedStyledText, TextView.SetSelectedStyledText, TextView.GetSelectedHTMLText, TextView.SetSelectedHTMLText, TextView.GetSelectedRTF, TextView.SetSelectedRTF, TextView.GetSelectedPlainText, TextView.SetSelectedPlainText, TextView.GetSelectionStart, TextView.SetSelectionStart, TextView.GetSelectionLength, TextView.SetSelectionLength, and TextView.SetSelection.

Created 29th September 2020, last changed 29th September 2020

TextView.GetSelectedHTMLText   -   TextView.GetSelectedRTF

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