Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SVG_HTML_to_Text ( _svg_text ; _orig_text ;

Converts FMs svg to FM formatted Text

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Ralph   Ralph
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  Sample input:

\"font-family: 'Times New Roman Bold';font-size: 20px;color: #000000;font-weight: bold;text-align: center;\", begin: 1, end: 5
\"font-family: 'Times New Roman Bold';font-size: 36px;color: #000000;font-weight: bold;text-align: center;\", begin: 6, end: 26


#Vorname# #Nachname#

  Sample output:
für¶¶#Vorname# #Nachname#

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

This function converts SVG-Text from FileMakers function GetAsSVG back into FileMaker formatted Text.
My purpose was to transfer FileMaker formatted Text via JBDC/XML with MirrorSync. Usually Text formatting is disregarded when syncing with Mirrorsync.

I used the following CFs, so they are prerequisites:

ParseData CF ->

color_convert_hex CF ->

HTMLencoded2Text ->



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