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Text.DecodeFromURL

Decode an URL string.

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MBS( "Text.DecodeFromURL"; text { ; Encoding } )

(old name: String.DecodeFromURL)

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
text The text to process. "Hello+%C3%B6%C3%A4%C3%BC"
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for result.
Default is native. This function can also handle UTF-16 as well as UTF-16LE and UTF-16BE for little/big endian byte order.
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.
"UTF-8"

Result

Returns decoded text.

Description

Decode an URL string.
This function should work the same as PHP's urldecode function.

Examples

Decode URL as UTF-8:

MBS( "Text.DecodeFromURL"; "Hello+World"; "utf8" )

Example result: Hello World

Encode and Decode with umlauts and UTF-8:

$v = "Hello öäü"
$e = MBS( "Text.EncodeToURL"; "$v; "utf8" )
# e has now value "Hello+%C3%B6%C3%A4%C3%BC"
$d = MBS( "Text.DecodeFromURL"; $e; "utf8" )
# d has now value "Hello öäü"

See also


Text.DecodeFromQuotedPrintable   -   Text.DecodeFromXML

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