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Loads HTML string to webviewer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 3.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.LoadHTML"; WebViewerRef; HTMLString { ; URL } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
HTMLString The HTML String. "<P>Hello World</P>"
URL The base URL for finding relative resources like images. (mac only) "" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Loads HTML string to webviewer.
Added Windows support with version 5.1.
On Windows you may need to reset webviewer before or load "about:blank" to initialize the webviewer by FileMaker.

For Windows this function is only supported in FileMaker Pro when using Internet Explorer as engine behind the Web Viewer, but not when Microsoft Edge/Chrome engine is used.


Load HTML:

Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("WebView.LoadHTML"; "web"; Editable Webview::HTMLText) ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th December 2020

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