MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Apply Letter Paper to PDF

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Apply Letter Paper to PDF.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts2
Value Lists0
Custom Functions0
Custom Menus33
File Options
Default custom menu set[Standard FileMaker Menus]
When opening file
Minimum allowed version12.0
Login usingAccount Name; Account= Admin
Allow user to save passwordOff
Require iOS passcodeOff
Switch to layoutOff
Hide all toolbarsOff
Script triggers
OnFirstWindowOpenOff
OnLastWindowCloseOff
OnWindowOpenOff
OnWindowCloseOff
OnFileAVPlayerChangeOff
Thumbnail Settings
Generate ThumbnailsOn; Temporary

 

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Apply Letter Paper to PDF
5 fields defined, 1 record
Apply Letter Paper to PDF

Fields

Table Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF - 5 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
Letter Paper First PageNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
      Letter Paper Second PageNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
          Input PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
              Output PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
                  DynaPDF License KeyNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                  • Allow editing
                  Validation:
                  • Only during data entry
                  Storage:
                  • Repetitions: 1
                  • Indexing: None
                  • Automatically create indexes as needed
                  • Index Language: German

                        Layout Objects: Apply Letter Paper to PDF

                        Regular Fields

                        Field Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Letter Paper First Page
                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                        • Top: 24 pt
                        • Left: 138 pt
                        • Bottom: 149 pt
                        • Right: 391 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Field Format:
                        • Edit Box
                        Field Behavior:
                        • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                        • Touch keyboard type: System Default
                        • Go to next field using: Tab key
                        No

                        Field Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Letter Paper Second Page
                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                        • Top: 150 pt
                        • Left: 138 pt
                        • Bottom: 275 pt
                        • Right: 391 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Field Format:
                        • Edit Box
                        Field Behavior:
                        • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                        • Touch keyboard type: System Default
                        • Go to next field using: Tab key
                        No

                        Field Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Input PDF
                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                        • Top: 276 pt
                        • Left: 138 pt
                        • Bottom: 401 pt
                        • Right: 391 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Field Format:
                        • Edit Box
                        Field Behavior:
                        • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                        • Touch keyboard type: System Default
                        • Go to next field using: Tab key
                        No

                        Field Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Output PDF
                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                        • Top: 402 pt
                        • Left: 138 pt
                        • Bottom: 527 pt
                        • Right: 391 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Field Format:
                        • Edit Box
                        Field Behavior:
                        • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                        • Touch keyboard type: System Default
                        • Go to next field using: Tab key
                        No

                        Field Name: Apply Letter Paper to PDF::DynaPDF License Key
                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                        • Top: 528 pt
                        • Left: 138 pt
                        • Bottom: 542 pt
                        • Right: 391 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Field Format:
                        • Edit Box
                        Field Behavior:
                        • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                        • Touch keyboard type: System Default
                        • Go to next field using: Tab key
                        Yes

                        Group Buttons

                        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                          Type:
                        • Text: Process PDF
                          Additional Properties:
                        • Change to hand cursor over button
                        • Rectangular
                        • Top: 390 pt
                        • Left: 420 pt
                        • Bottom: 421 pt
                        • Right: 553 pt
                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                        Perform Script [ “Run” ]

                        Scripts:


                        Script Hierarchy

                        InitDynaPDF
                        Run

                        Next Script: [Run]
                        Script NameInitDynaPDF
                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                        Include In MenuYes
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                          Script Definition
                          Script Steps
                          • #Locate DynaPDF library
                          • #you can have libraries in container and export at runtime to folder of your choice.
                          • #Or install library somewhere and pass path.
                          • #If library is in same folder as plugin, you can only pass only file name.
                          • If [ MBS("IsServer") ]
                          • #Put the path you use for your server here:
                          • If [ Get(SystemPlatform) = -2 ]
                          • #Server on Windows
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:"C:\Programs\FileMaker Server\dynapdf64.dll" ]
                          • Else If [ MBS("IsLinux") ]
                          • #Server on Linux for FileMaker Cloud
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:"/opt/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/dynapdf.linux.so" ]
                          • Else
                          • #Server on Mac
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value: "/Library/FileMaker Server/dynapdf.dylib" ]
                          • End If
                          • Else
                          • #For desktop and our examples we look in same folder as database:
                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:Get(FilePath) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:MBS("Path.FilemakerPathToNativePath"; $databasePath) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; ".fp7" ; ".fmp12") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $databaseName; Value:Get(FileName) & ".fmp12" ]
                          • If [ Get(SystemPlatform) = -2 ]
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "dynapdf.dll" ) ]
                          • #plugin will look for dynapdf.dll and if not found also for dynapdf64.dll (64-bit) and dynapdf32.dll (32-bit).
                          • Else
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "dynapdf.dylib" ) ]
                          • #Mac dylib is usually 32 and 64 bit together.
                          • End If
                          • End If
                          • #You can test for free.
                          • #If you like to get a dynapdf license, please follow links on our pricing page:
                          • #https://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/filemaker/pricing.shtml
                          • Set Variable [ $LicenseKey; Value:"" // put your key here or leave empty for demo. ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.Initialize"; $path; $LicenseKey) ]
                          • If [ $r ≠ "OK" ]
                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Error"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “No”; Button 2: “Cancel”, Commit: “No” ]
                          • Halt Script
                          • End If
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                                        Previous Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                                        Script NameRun
                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                        Include In MenuYes
                                        Layouts that use this script
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                                          Script Definition
                                          Script Steps
                                          • #Initialize DynaPDF if needed
                                          • If [ MBS("DynaPDF.IsInitialized") ≠ 1 ]
                                          • Perform Script [ “InitDynaPDF” ]
                                          • End If
                                          • #Clear current PDF document
                                          • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                                          • #Load PDF from container
                                          • Go to Record/Request/Page [ First ]
                                          • # Check how many pages we have
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Input PDF) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $pageCount; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetImportPageCount"; $pdf) ]
                                          • # add that many pages
                                          • Set Variable [ $pageIndex; Value:1 ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $templatePDF; Value:Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Letter Paper First Page ]
                                          • Loop
                                          • # add a page with background
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; $templatePDF) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFPage"; $pdf; 1) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CloseImportFile"; $pdf) ]
                                          • # next
                                          • Set Variable [ $pageIndex; Value:$pageIndex +1 ]
                                          • Exit Loop If [ $pageIndex > $pageCount ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $templatePDF; Value:Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Letter Paper Second Page ]
                                          • End Loop
                                          • # now put content on top
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Input PDF) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $pageIndex; Value:1 ]
                                          • Loop
                                          • # add a page with background
                                          • Set Variable [ $template; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPageAsTemplate"; $pdf; $pageIndex) ]
                                          • If [ MBS("IsError") = 0 ]
                                          • # place template
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EditPage"; $pdf; $pageIndex) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $w; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetPageWidth"; $pdf) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $h; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetPageHeight"; $pdf) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.PlaceTemplateEx"; $pdf; $template; 0; 0; $w; $h) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                                          • End If
                                          • # next
                                          • Set Variable [ $pageIndex; Value:$pageIndex +1 ]
                                          • Exit Loop If [ $pageIndex > $pageCount ]
                                          • End Loop
                                          • Set Field [ Apply Letter Paper to PDF::Output PDF; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf; "Merged.pdf") ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
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