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CF_HTMLtoFMP_styledText ( text ; num )

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Chaim Bacon, Click Connection Corporation

Converts data between predefined HTML tags into FMP bold / italic etc. As well as standard HTML tags, you can also define your own custom tags.

Sample Input:
<b>Bold text</b>
<i>Italic text</i>
<em>put this in caps</em>
<h1>This text will show in 24pt</h1>
Sample Output:
Bold text
Italic text
This text will show in 24pt

(It is unlikely the sample output text will display formatted on this website. However it does in FMP)

 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed


See description in custom function above.

NOTE: The other custom function 'CF_HTMLtoFMP_styledText_sub' is required for this one to work.

You can download a fully working sample file of this function at:

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Does not seem to work, just returns a ? for me when used in 14.

Daniel H., Pasadena, CA
September 20, 2015 6:31pm

Hi Daniel, did you also install the other custom function. There is a note on the page, just above your comment, that says, "NOTE: The other custom function 'CF_HTMLtoFMP_styledText_sub' is required for this one to work." I have tested it in FMP 14 - with the subordinate function - and it works fine. Please download the sample file (there is a link above).

Chaim, Bacon
September 21, 2015 4:32am

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