How can I strip away formatting from an RTF file?

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Wed Jul 8 14:29:27 EDT 2015

On Jul 8, 2015, at 12:20 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at> wrote:

I usually skip the intermediary and just do:
> set the RTFText of field "File Text" to url ("file:" & longFileName)
> put fld "File Text" into fld "File Text”

Right, that works, and is the least messy way if you don’t need to hang on to the original, formatted text.


Devin Asay
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University

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