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Queries the source data from the web viewer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 2.1 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.GetSourceData"; WebViewerRef { ; Filename } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function. "web"
Filename The filename to use for the container. "test.pdf" Optional


The data in the webviewer as a container value. For example for a PDF document, the PDF document is returned.


Queries the source data from the web viewer.
If you provide a filename, we'll use this name for the container value. But if you provide a name, your name will be used.
For some media the data is not available for the plugin, so you can query the URL using WebView.GetURL and download it yourself.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 6th June 2023

WebView.GetSource - WebView.GetTitle