MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Create Form

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Create Form.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts2
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

Table Name
Statistics
Occurrences in Relationship Graph
Create Form
14 fields defined, 4 records
Create Form

Fields

Table Name: Create Form - 14 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
      TypeNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      • Value list: Typ
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Indexing: None
      • Automatically create indexes as needed
      • Index Language: German
          NameNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
          • Indexing: None
          • Automatically create indexes as needed
          • Index Language: German
              MultilineNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German
                  MaxLenNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                  • Allow editing
                  Validation:
                  • Only during data entry
                  Storage:
                  • Repetitions: 1
                  • Indexing: None
                  • Automatically create indexes as needed
                  • Index Language: German
                      PosXNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                      • Allow editing
                      Validation:
                      • Only during data entry
                      Storage:
                      • Repetitions: 1
                      • Indexing: None
                      • Automatically create indexes as needed
                      • Index Language: German
                          PosYNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                          • Allow editing
                          Validation:
                          • Only during data entry
                          Storage:
                          • Repetitions: 1
                          • Indexing: None
                          • Automatically create indexes as needed
                          • Index Language: German
                              WidthNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                              • Allow editing
                              Validation:
                              • Only during data entry
                              Storage:
                              • Repetitions: 1
                              • Indexing: None
                              • Automatically create indexes as needed
                              • Index Language: German
                                  HeightNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                                  • Allow editing
                                  Validation:
                                  • Only during data entry
                                  Storage:
                                  • Repetitions: 1
                                  • Indexing: None
                                  • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                  • Index Language: German
                                      ExpValueNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                      • Allow editing
                                      Validation:
                                      • Only during data entry
                                      Storage:
                                      • Repetitions: 1
                                      • Indexing: None
                                      • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                      • Index Language: German
                                          CheckedNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
                                          • Allow editing
                                          Validation:
                                          • Only during data entry
                                          Storage:
                                          • Repetitions: 1
                                          • Indexing: None
                                          • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                          • Index Language: German
                                              DescriptionNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                              • Allow editing
                                              Validation:
                                              • Only during data entry
                                              Storage:
                                              • Repetitions: 1
                                              • Indexing: None
                                              • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                              • Index Language: German
                                                    ValueNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                                    • Allow editing
                                                    Validation:
                                                    • Only during data entry
                                                    Storage:
                                                    • Repetitions: 1
                                                    • Indexing: None
                                                    • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                                    • Index Language: German
                                                        DefaultValueNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                                        • Allow editing
                                                        Validation:
                                                        • Only during data entry
                                                        Storage:
                                                        • Repetitions: 1
                                                        • Indexing: None
                                                        • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                                        • Index Language: German

                                                            Layout Objects: Create Form

                                                            Regular Fields

                                                            Field Name: Create Form::PDF
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 6 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 131 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: Create Form::Type
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 144 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 158 pt
                                                            • Right: 391 pt
                                                            • Anchoring: Left, Top
                                                            Field Format:
                                                            • Drop-down List
                                                            • Display values from: Typ
                                                            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: Create Form::Name
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 162 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 176 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

                                                            Field Name: Create Form::Multiline
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 180 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 194 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::MaxLen
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 198 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 212 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::PosX
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 216 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 230 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::PosY
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 234 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 248 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::Width
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 252 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 266 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::Height
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 270 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 284 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::ExpValue
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 288 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 302 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

                                                            Field Name: Create Form::Checked
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 306 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 320 pt
                                                            • Right: 217 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: Create Form::Description
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 324 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 338 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

                                                            Field Name: Create Form::Value
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 342 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 356 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

                                                            Field Name: Create Form::DefaultValue
                                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                                            • Top: 360 pt
                                                            • Left: 138 pt
                                                            • Bottom: 374 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

                                                            Value Lists

                                                            Value List NameSourceValuesOn Layouts
                                                            TypCustom
                                                            • Textfield, Checkbox

                                                            Script Hierarchy

                                                            InitDynaPDF
                                                            Run

                                                            Next Script: [Run]
                                                            Script NameInitDynaPDF
                                                            Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                            Include In MenuNo
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                                                              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
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                                                                            Previous Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                                                                            Script NameRun
                                                                            Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                                            Include In MenuYes
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                                                                                Script Definition
                                                                                Script Steps
                                                                                • #Initialize DynaPDF if needed
                                                                                • If [ MBS("DynaPDF.IsInitialized") ≠ 1 ]
                                                                                • Perform Script [ “InitDynaPDF” ]
                                                                                • End If
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("Trace") ]
                                                                                • #run
                                                                                • #Clear current PDF document
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                                                                                • Go to Record/Request/Page [ First ]
                                                                                • Loop
                                                                                • If [ Create Form::Type = "Checkbox" ]
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $f; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateCheckBox"; $pdf; Create Form::Name; Create Form::ExpValue; Create Form::Checked; -1; Create Form::PosX; Create Form::PosY; Create Form::Width; Create Form::Height) ]
                                                                                • End If
                                                                                • If [ Create Form::Type = "TextField" ]
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $f; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.CreateTextField"; $pdf; Create Form::Name; -1; Create Form::Multiline; Create Form::MaxLen; Create Form::PosX; Create Form::PosY; Create Form::Width; Create Form::Height) ]
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetTextFieldValue"; $pdf; $f; Create Form::Value; Create Form::DefaultValue) ]
                                                                                • End If
                                                                                • Go to Record/Request/Page [ Next; Exit after last ]
                                                                                • End Loop
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                                                                                • Set Field [ Create Form::PDF; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf) ]
                                                                                • #Cleanup
                                                                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf ) ]
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