Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetURLAtSelection ( )

Gets the URL in a textfield

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Mars Aussendorf   Mars Aussendorf - Show more from this author
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  Sample input:
Some text containing fully displayed URLs
  Sample output:
An URL

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

When entering a field, this function will return the URL if it is at the position where you click.
Apply in a triggered script (OnObjectEnter) to actually open the URL.
Use this function in conjunction with my CF 'Format_URLs' to have URLs highlighted in the textfield.

This CF is based on the excellent idea of Wakido: https://web.wakido.com/downloads/hyperlinks-in-text-fields/

 

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