ESCAPEHTML Operation

How to use the ESCAPEHTML operation for Computed Attributes

Definition

The ESCAPEHTML operation removes all HTML tags from a text.

Example

ESCAPEHTML(“<script>alert(‘Hello’)</script><b>Hello World</b>”)

Result:
Hello World

Syntax Guide

ESCAPEHTML(text)

text - The text string to remove HTML tags from

 

Formulas In Use

Stripping HTML With Line Breaks

In order to remove all the HTML code from a Rich text but still maintain the text in different lines as a paragraph.

Transforming this: “<ul><li>This</li><li>That</li><li>The other<br></li></ul>”

Into this:

“This

That

The other”

Formula:

ESCAPEHTML(SUBSTITUTE($ATT.RICH_TEXT,"<li>", "
"))

Stripping HTML With Line Breaks and Keeping Bullet Points

Maintain bullet points in the plain text version by adding the symbol in the bullet point symbol: 

ESCAPEHTML(SUBSTITUTE($ATT.RICH_TEXT,"<li>", "
•"))