MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Generate Previews

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Generate Previews.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts5
Value Lists0
Custom Functions0
Custom Menus0
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
Generate Previews
5 fields defined, 1 record
Generate Previews

Fields

Table Name: Generate Previews - 5 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
          OutputPreviewNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
              InputTypesNormal, TextAuto-Enter: Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German
                    OutputTypesNormal, TextAuto-Enter: Validation:
                    • Only during data entry
                    Storage:
                    • Repetitions: 1
                    • Indexing: None
                    • Automatically create indexes as needed
                    • Index Language: German

                          Layout Objects: Generate Previews

                          Regular Fields

                          Field Name: Generate Previews::InputPDF
                          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                          • Top: 64 pt
                          • Left: 118 pt
                          • Bottom: 295 pt
                          • Right: 494 pt
                          • Anchoring: Left, Top
                          Field Format:
                          • Edit Box
                          Field Behavior:
                          • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                          • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                          • Go to next field using: Tab key
                          No

                          Field Name: Generate Previews::OutputPDF
                          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                          • Top: 64 pt
                          • Left: 634 pt
                          • Bottom: 295 pt
                          • Right: 1010 pt
                          • Anchoring: Left, Top
                          Field Format:
                          • Edit Box
                          Field Behavior:
                          • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                          • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                          • Go to next field using: Tab key
                          No

                          Field Name: Generate Previews::OutputPreview
                          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                          • Top: 304 pt
                          • Left: 634 pt
                          • Bottom: 535 pt
                          • Right: 1010 pt
                          • Anchoring: Left, Top
                          Field Format:
                          • Edit Box
                          Field Behavior:
                          • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                          • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                          • Go to next field using: Tab key
                          No

                          Field Name: Generate Previews::InputTypes
                          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                          • Top: 304 pt
                          • Left: 118 pt
                          • Bottom: 325 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: Default for Data Type
                          • Go to next field using: Tab key
                          Yes

                          Field Name: Generate Previews::OutputTypes
                          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                          • Top: 327 pt
                          • Left: 118 pt
                          • Bottom: 348 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: Default for Data Type
                          • Go to next field using: Tab key
                          Yes

                          Buttons

                          Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                            Type:
                          • Text: Generate Preview
                          • Top: 472 pt
                          • Left: 47 pt
                          • Bottom: 506 pt
                          • Right: 178 pt
                          • Anchoring: Left, Top
                          Perform Script [ “Generate Preview” ]

                          Scripts:


                          Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                            Type:
                          • Text: Rotate pages to 0°
                          • Top: 472 pt
                          • Left: 198 pt
                          • Bottom: 506 pt
                          • Right: 329 pt
                          • Anchoring: Left, Top
                          Perform Script [ “Fix Rotation for Input” ]

                          Scripts:


                          Script Hierarchy

                          InitDynaPDF
                          Generate Preview
                          Remove Preview from Input
                          Remove Preview from Output
                          Fix Rotation for Input

                          Next Script: [Generate Preview]
                          Script NameInitDynaPDF
                          Run script with full access privilegesOff
                          Include In MenuYes
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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]Next Script: [Remove Preview from Input]
                                          Script NameGenerate Preview
                                          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
                                            • #Generate previews
                                            • Set Field [ Generate Previews::OutputPDF; MBS( "DynaPDF.GeneratePreview"; Generate Previews::InputPDF; 0; GetAsText(Generate Previews::InputPDF) ) ]
                                            • Set Field [ Generate Previews::OutputPreview; MBS( "DynaPDF.GeneratePreview"; Generate Previews::InputPDF; 1; GetAsText(Generate Previews::InputPDF) ) ]
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                                                  Previous Script: [Generate Preview]Next Script: [Remove Preview from Output]
                                                  Script NameRemove Preview from Input
                                                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                  Include In MenuYes
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                                                      Script Definition
                                                      Script Steps
                                                      • Set Variable [ $c; Value:Generate Previews::InputPDF ]
                                                      • Set Variable [ $c; Value:MBS( "Container.Remove"; $c; "PNGf" ) ]
                                                      • Set Variable [ $c; Value:MBS( "Container.Remove"; $c; "JPEG" ) ]
                                                      • Set Field [ Generate Previews::InputPDF; $c ]
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                                                              Previous Script: [Remove Preview from Input]Next Script: [Fix Rotation for Input]
                                                              Script NameRemove Preview from Output
                                                              Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                              Include In MenuYes
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                                                                  Script Definition
                                                                  Script Steps
                                                                  • Set Variable [ $c; Value:Generate Previews::OutputPDF ]
                                                                  • Set Variable [ $c; Value:MBS( "Container.Remove"; $c; "PNGf" ) ]
                                                                  • Set Variable [ $c; Value:MBS( "Container.Remove"; $c; "JPEG" ) ]
                                                                  • Set Field [ Generate Previews::OutputPDF; $c ]
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                                                                          Previous Script: [Remove Preview from Output]
                                                                          Script NameFix Rotation for Input
                                                                          Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                                          Include In MenuYes
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