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Copies current text selection to clipboard.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 7.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.Copy"; WebViewerRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.


Returns OK or error.


Copies current text selection to clipboard.
This is like choosing the menu command to copy, but without using the menu.
See also Clipboard.GetStyledText.

As WebViewer functions often run asynchronously, you need to make a short script pause to let the WebViewer do the job.


Select all and copy:

MBS( "WebView.SelectAll"; "web" ) & MBS( "Webview.Copy"; "web" )

See also

Release notes

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function checks for a license.

Created 11st August 2017, last changed 4th November 2021

WebView.Cookies.Query - WebView.CopyFormattedText