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IsPlainText ( text )

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Michael Horak, *COMMENT Visual Realisation

Returns True (1) if text has no text formatting applied to it; otherwise returns False (0).

Sample Input:
IsPlainText ( TextStyleAdd ( "abc" ; bold ) )

IsPlainText ( TextFormatRemove ( TextStyleAdd ( "abc" ; bold ) ) )
Sample Output:


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Returns True (1) if text has no text formatting applied to it, in whole or in part; otherwise returns False (0).
Text formatting includes styles (Bold, Italic, Underline, etc.), fonts, font sizes, and font colors.

This function is NOT recursive.

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


Hi Michael

if we need to verify even the alignment, then I do not see other way than this:

TextToCSS ( StartDate ) = TextToCSS ( TextFormatRemove ( StartDate ) )

where TextToCSS is a custom function.

Daniele Raybaudi, Rome
November 23, 2013 9:23am


TextToCSS ( text ) = TextToCSS ( TextFormatRemove ( text ) )

Daniele Raybaudi, Rome
November 23, 2013 12:14pm

I didn't want to go that far, because FMI didn't either - but if anyone needs it, Daniele's TextToCSS function is at:

comment, VR
November 23, 2013 3:52pm

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