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Domino Designer 6: A Developer’s Handbook by Gustavo Pecly, Grant McCarthy, Pekka Hartikainen, Andre Guirard, Rune Carlsen, Tommi Tulisalo

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15.5. Rich text in macro language

Macro language has no datatypes for handling complex data such as appears in a rich text field. You can’t tell, for instance, whether the rich text contains a table. But you can copy out the text and work with that, or copy a rich text value from one document to another without knowing what’s in it. You can also get information about file attachments, though it’s not possible to tell whether a file is attached to a particular rich text field or to the document.[3]

[3] An attachment is attached to the document, as opposed to a rich text field, if it’s added from a Domino Web form using the file upload control. This is sometimes called a “V2 style” attachment.

Anything more complex requires using LotusScript or ...

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