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Returns text converted to the CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) format.


GetAsCSS ( text )


text - any text expression or text field

Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 7.0


GetAsCSS returns the specified text in a span element with CSS properties.


The GetAsCSS function does not return formats that are set in the Conditional Formatting dialog box.

Example 1 

GetAsCSS(text) returns the result shown below when the field text contains the word "Frank" and the word Frank has the following text attributes: Font = Helvetica, Font Size = 12 points, Font Color = red, Font Style = bold.

<span style = "font-family: 'Helvetica';font-size: 12px;color:
#FF0000;font-weight: bold;text-align: left;">Frank</span>

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