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Decodes html text.

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MBS( "Text.DecodeFromHTML"; text { ; Options } )   More

(old name: String.DecodeFromHTML)


Parameter Description Example value
text The text you want to decode. "Grüße"
Options Optional
Pass 1 to leave XML escapes unchanged.


The decoded text.


Decodes html text.
Removes escaping for special characters. e.g. converts "ü" to "ü".


Decode html text

MBS( "Text.DecodeFromHTML"; "Grüße" )

Example result: Grüße

Decode html entities, but leave xml entities unchanged:

MBS("Text.DecodeFromHTML"; "<test>&auml;&amp;&lt;</test>"; 1)

Example result: "<test>ä&amp;&lt;</test>"

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 11st December 2016

Text.DecodeFromBytes   -   Text.DecodeFromHex

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