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Loads RTF text as rich text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
RichText 5.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ✅ Yes
MBS( "RichText.ReadRTF"; RTF { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
RTF The rtf text to load.
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is native.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
UTF8 Optional


Returns OK or error.


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


Convert RTF to formatted text:

Let ( [
r = MBS( "RichText.ReadRTF"; $rtf );
o = MBS("RichText.FormattedText");
r = MBS( "RichText.Release" )
]; o )

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Created 23th July 2015, last changed 14th August 2017

RichText.ReadHTML - RichText.ReadText