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Puts RTF data on the clipboard.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Clipboard 5.0 Yes Yes No No Yes
MBS( "Clipboard.SetRTFText"; RTFText { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
RTFText The RTF data to put in clipboard. "{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\cocoartf1265\cocoasubrtf210
\cocoascreenfonts1{\fonttbl\f0\fswiss\fcharset0 Helvetica;}

\f0\b\fs28 \cf0 Hello World}"
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is Windows ANSI.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.


Returns OK or error.


Puts RTF data on the clipboard.
See also Text.TextToRTF to convert formatted text to RTF.

For server this will modify the clipboard of the user account running the server app on the server computer and not the clipboard of any client.

On Windows you may want to use Text.ReplaceNewline first to convert line endings. FileMaker on Windows uses Mac line endings internally.

See also

Example Databases

Created 17th November 2014, last changed 28th April 2016

Clipboard.SetPicture   -   Clipboard.SetStyledText

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