MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Create DeviceN ColorSpace

All examples are included with download of MBS FileMaker Plugin.

Create DeviceN ColorSpace.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

 

Tables

Table Name
Statistics
Occurrences in Relationship Graph
Create Text
1 field defined, 1 record
Create Text

Fields

Table Name: Create Text - 1 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1

      Layout Objects: Create Text

      Regular Fields

      Field Name: Create Text::PDF
      Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
      • Top: 24 pt
      • Left: 138 pt
      • Bottom: 758 pt
      • Right: 877 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: Run Script
        Additional Properties:
      • Change to hand cursor over button
      • Rectangular
      • Top: 36 pt
      • Left: 12 pt
      • Bottom: 61 pt
      • Right: 115 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 MenuNo
      Layouts that use this script
        Scripts that use this script
        Script Definition
        Script Steps
        • #Locate DynaPDF library
        • 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" ) ]
        • Else
        • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "dynapdf.dylib" ) ]
        • End If
        • #Initialize DynaPDF
        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.Initialize"; $path) ]
        • If [ $r ≠ "OK" ]
        • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "DynaPDF failed to initialize"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “No”; Button 2: “Abbrechen”, Commit: “No” ]
        • Else
        • Set Variable [ $$DynaPDFInited; Value:1 ]
        • End If
        Fields used in this script
          Scripts used in this script
            Layouts used in this script
              Tables used in this script
                Table occurrences used by this script
                  Custom Functions used by this script
                    Custom menu set used by this script

                      Previous Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                      Script NameRun
                      Run script with full access privilegesOff
                      Include In MenuYes
                      Layouts that use this script
                      Scripts that use this script
                        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") ]
                        • #Add page
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetFont"; $pdf; "Helvetica"; 0; 12) ]
                        • #Create Blend function (see dynapdf_help.pdf for how this was created)
                        • Set Variable [ $PostScriptFunc; Value:"{2 index 0.38 mul 2 index 0 add add 0 3 index 0.56 mul 0 add add 4 index 0.34 mul 0 4 index add add 0 0 0 add add 7 4 roll pop pop pop}" ]
                        • Set Variable [ $cls; Value:"PANTONE 345 CVC¶PANTONE 293 CVC¶Yellow" ]
                        • #Create the DeviceN color space
                        • Set Variable [ $cs; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateDeviceNColorSpace"; $pdf; $cls; 3; $PostScriptFunc; "DeviceCMYK"; -1) ]
                        • If [ MBS("IsError") = 0 ]
                        • #We create also Separation color spaces for the spot colors and add
                        • #these color spaces as an attribute to the DeviceN color space:
                        • #First spot color
                        • Set Variable [ $separations0; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateSeparationCS"; $pdf; Trim(GetValue ( $cls; 1 )); "DeviceCMYK"; -1; MBS("DynaPDF.CMYK"; 97; 0; 87; 0)) ]
                        • #Second spot color
                        • Set Variable [ $separations1; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateSeparationCS"; $pdf; Trim(GetValue ( $cls; 2 )); "DeviceCMYK"; -1; MBS("DynaPDF.CMYK"; 255; 143; 0; 0)) ]
                        • #Put in a list:
                        • Set Variable [ $separations; Value:$separations0 & ¶ & $separations1 ]
                        • #Add the separation color spaces to the DeviceN color space.
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AddDeviceNSeparations"; $pdf; $cs; $cls; $separations; 2) ]
                        • #Because the DeviceN color space uses a process color we add also
                        • #the attributes of the process color space to it. Note that all
                        • #colorant names must be defined, also if the DeviceN color space
                        • #uses only one component of the process color space.
                        • Set Variable [ $pcs; Value:"Cyan¶Magenta¶Yellow¶Black" ]
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AddDeviceNProcessColorants"; $pdf; $cs; $pcs; 4; "DeviceCMYK"; -1) ]
                        • #The DeviceN color space is now fully created so that we can use it
                        • #Set the DeviceN color space
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetExtColorSpace"; $pdf; $cs) ]
                        • #Draw a rectangle with this color
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetFillColor"; $pdf; 150/255; 100/255; 100/255) ]
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Rectangle"; $pdf; 50; 690; 200; 100; "fill") ]
                        • End If
                        • #End page
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                        • #Set title
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetDocInfo"; $pdf; "Title"; "Test PDF") ]
                        • #Render one page as Picture
                        • Set Variable [ $PDFData; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf; "hello.pdf") ]
                        • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
                        • #Put in Container
                        • Set Field [ Create Text::PDF; $PDFData ]
                        Fields used in this script
                        Scripts used in this script
                        Layouts used in this script
                          Tables used in this script
                          Table occurrences used by this script
                          Custom Functions used by this script
                            Custom menu set used by this script

                              Download example: Create DeviceN ColorSpace

                              Used functions:




                              Links
                              MBS Xojo tutorial videos