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Writes a Word file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RichText 3.5 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No
MBS( "RichText.WriteDOC"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Path The native file path to the file. $path


Returns OK or error.


Writes a Word file.
Please set text with RichText.SetFormattedText or RichText.SetText.
And use RichText.SetAttribute to set properties for document.

Warning: The plugin can only read/write the styles/formats which Apple supports for their cocoa framework.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.


Convert html to Word file:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "RichText.ReadHTML"; "<html><body><p><b>Schokoladenplätzchen</b></p></body></html>" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "RichText.WriteDOC"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.doc" ) ]

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 25th November 2017

RichText.WriteContainer   -   RichText.WriteFile

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