Convert Rich Text into Text

There is a easy way of doing this using the unloved (& fairly unknown)

 @Abstract command

E.G.

FIELD DescriptionText:=@Abstract([TextOnly] ; 64000 ; "" ; "Description" )

This will extract 64kb (max) of text from the description field & put it in the DescriptionText field.


This was first published in November 2000

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