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MakeHTML ( text )

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Dale Bolst, Designer Answrs

Allows html tags in css text.

Sample Input:
MakeHTML ( "<a href="”>custom function</a>" )
Sample Output:
<SPAN STYLE= "" ><a href="">custom function</a> </SPAN>

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


Designed to allow passthrough of html tags in text. Originally needed to allow links in text to come through in an email.
The only damage this function does to CSS is to strip the curly quote's and replace them with straight quotes.

Straight CSS output, not desired when sending an html email.
<SPAN STYLE= "" >&lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;custom function&lt;/a&gt; </SPAN>

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


You can not just copy and paste this one, you need to get into the source code of the web page and copy it from there as just viewing it above does not get the escaped characters properly.

Daniel Harlow, Altadena, CA
August 08, 2012 4:39pm

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