MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Convert to PDFA

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Convert to PDFA.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts3
Value Lists1
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

 

Tables

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ConvertToPDFA
9 fields defined, 2 records
ConvertToPDFA

Fields

Table Name: ConvertToPDFA - 9 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
InputPDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
      OutputPDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
          PDFVersionNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation: Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
          • Indexing: None
          • Automatically create indexes as needed
          • Index Language: German
              PDFVersionUsedNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German
                  DynaPDFLicenseKeyNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                  • Allow editing
                  Validation:
                  • Only during data entry
                  Storage:
                  • Global
                  • Repetitions: 1
                  • Index Language: German
                        CheckConformanceResultNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                        • Allow editing
                        Validation:
                        • Only during data entry
                        Storage:
                        • Repetitions: 1
                        • Indexing: None
                        • Automatically create indexes as needed
                        • Index Language: German
                            Gray ICC ProfileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                            • Allow editing
                            Validation:
                            • Only during data entry
                            Storage:
                            • Global
                            • Repetitions: 1
                                RGB ICC ProfileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                                • Allow editing
                                Validation:
                                • Only during data entry
                                Storage:
                                • Global
                                • Repetitions: 1
                                    CMYK ICC ProfileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                                    • Allow editing
                                    Validation:
                                    • Only during data entry
                                    Storage:
                                    • Global
                                    • Repetitions: 1

                                        Layout Objects: ConvertToPDFA

                                        Regular Fields

                                        Field Name: ConvertToPDFA::InputPDF
                                        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: ConvertToPDFA::OutputPDF
                                        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: ConvertToPDFA::PDFVersion
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 276 pt
                                        • Left: 138 pt
                                        • Bottom: 290 pt
                                        • Right: 535 pt
                                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                                        Field Format: 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

                                        Field Name: ConvertToPDFA::PDFVersionUsed
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 294 pt
                                        • Left: 138 pt
                                        • Bottom: 308 pt
                                        • Right: 535 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

                                        Field Name: ConvertToPDFA::DynaPDFLicenseKey
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 348 pt
                                        • Left: 138 pt
                                        • Bottom: 362 pt
                                        • Right: 535 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: ConvertToPDFA::CheckConformanceResult
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 312 pt
                                        • Left: 138 pt
                                        • Bottom: 326 pt
                                        • Right: 535 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

                                        Field Name: ConvertToPDFA::Gray ICC Profile
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 390 pt
                                        • Left: 18 pt
                                        • Bottom: 503 pt
                                        • Right: 131 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: ConvertToPDFA::RGB ICC Profile
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 390 pt
                                        • Left: 138 pt
                                        • Bottom: 503 pt
                                        • Right: 251 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: ConvertToPDFA::CMYK ICC Profile
                                        Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                        • Top: 390 pt
                                        • Left: 258 pt
                                        • Bottom: 503 pt
                                        • Right: 371 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

                                        Group Buttons

                                        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                                          Type:
                                        • Text: Convert to PDF/A
                                          Additional Properties:
                                        • Change to hand cursor over button
                                        • Rectangular
                                        • Top: 48 pt
                                        • Left: 408 pt
                                        • Bottom: 79 pt
                                        • Right: 547 pt
                                        • Anchoring: Left, Top
                                        Perform Script [ “Convert” ]

                                        Scripts:


                                        Value Lists

                                        Value List NameSourceValuesOn Layouts
                                        PDF VersionsCustom
                                        • 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-1a:2002, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PDF/A-1b 2005, PDF/X-4, PDF/A 1a 2005, PDF/A 2a, PDF/A 2b, PDF/A 2u, PDF/A 3a, PDF/A 3b, PDF/A 3u

                                        Script Hierarchy

                                        Convert
                                        InitDynaPDF
                                        Clear

                                        Next Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                                        Script NameConvert
                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                        Include In MenuYes
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                                          Script Definition
                                          Script Steps
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("Trace") ]
                                          • #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") ]
                                          • # Set replacements for missing ICC profiles
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetReplaceICCProfileData"; $pdf; "rgb"; ConvertToPDFA::RGB ICC Profile) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetReplaceICCProfileData"; $pdf; "gray"; ConvertToPDFA::Gray ICC Profile) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetReplaceICCProfileData"; $pdf; "cmyk"; ConvertToPDFA::CMYK ICC Profile) ]
                                          • #set import flags
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetImportFlags"; $pdf; "ImportAll ImportAsPage PrepareForPDFA") ]
                                          • #Load PDF from container
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; ConvertToPDFA::InputPDF) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile"; $pdf; 1) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetLanguage"; $pdf; "en-US") ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateStructureTree"; $pdf) ]
                                          • #Check if this PDF conforms to PDF/A-1b 2005
                                          • Set Variable [ $c; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CheckConformance"; $pdf; "PDFA 1b 2005") ]
                                          • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::CheckConformanceResult; $c ]
                                          • If [ $c = 1 ]
                                          • # A RGB ICC profile must be added to the document
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AddOutputIntentEx"; $pdf; ConvertToPDFA::RGB ICC Profile) ]
                                          • Else If [ $c = 2 ]
                                          • # A CMYK ICC profile must be added to the document
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AddOutputIntentEx"; $pdf; ConvertToPDFA::CMYK ICC Profile) ]
                                          • Else If [ $c = 3 ]
                                          • # A Gray, RGB, or CMYK ICC profile must be added to the document
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AddOutputIntentEx"; $pdf; ConvertToPDFA::RGB ICC Profile) ]
                                          • End If
                                          • #now set PDF Version.
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; ConvertToPDFA::PDFVersion) ]
                                          • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::PDFVersionUsed; MBS("DynaPDF.GetPDFVersion"; $pdf) ]
                                          • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::OutputPDF; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf; "Merged.pdf") ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
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                                                Previous Script: [Convert]Next Script: [Clear]
                                                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 NameClear
                                                                Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                                Include In MenuYes
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                                                                    Script Definition
                                                                    Script Steps
                                                                    • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::OutputPDF; "" ]
                                                                    • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::PDFVersionUsed; "" ]
                                                                    • Set Field [ ConvertToPDFA::CheckConformanceResult; "" ]
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