getItemDescription - Methods - Author API

Author API Methods


Gets the current description of the Item being edited.

You would want to use this method so that you can display the Item description in your application, for example.

Important This method can only be used when in the Item editor view, when the mode initialization option is set to "item_edit".


var itemDescription = authorApp.getItemDescription();



Return value

Type string

The description for the current Item.

Type boolean

Returns false if not in the Item editor view.

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