MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Merge PDFs to File

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Merge PDFs to File.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
Merge PDFs
3 fields defined, 2 records
Merge PDFs

Fields

Table Name: Merge PDFs - 3 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
DynaPDF LicenseKeyNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Global
  • Repetitions: 1
  • Index Language: German
      MergeStatusNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Global
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Index Language: German
          InputPDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1

              Layout Objects: Merge PDFs

              Regular Fields

              Field Name: Merge PDFs::DynaPDF LicenseKey
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 6 pt
              • Left: 132 pt
              • Bottom: 20 pt
              • Right: 385 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: Merge PDFs::MergeStatus
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 24 pt
              • Left: 132 pt
              • Bottom: 89 pt
              • Right: 385 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: Merge PDFs::InputPDF
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 102 pt
              • Left: 132 pt
              • Bottom: 359 pt
              • Right: 385 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: Import file...
                Additional Properties:
              • Change to hand cursor over button
              • Rectangular
              • Top: 102 pt
              • Left: 396 pt
              • Bottom: 127 pt
              • Right: 529 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Insert File [ Merge PDFs::InputPDF ]

              Fields:


              Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                Type:
              • Text: Merge
                Additional Properties:
              • Change to hand cursor over button
              • Rectangular
              • Top: 30 pt
              • Left: 390 pt
              • Bottom: 55 pt
              • Right: 523 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
                • 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; Merge PDFs::DynaPDF LicenseKey) ]
                • Set Variable [ $$DynaPDFInited; Value:1 ]
                • If [ $r ≠ "OK" ]
                • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "DynaPDF failed to initialize"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “No”; Button 2: “Abbrechen”, Commit: “No” ]
                • 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 [ $destPath; Value:MBS("Folders.UserDesktop") & "/test.pdf" ]
                          • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenOutputFile"; $pdf; $destPath) ]
                          • #Load PDF from container
                          • Go to Record/Request/Page [ First ]
                          • Set Variable [ $destPage; Value:1 ]
                          • Loop
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; Merge PDFs::InputPDF) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile"; $pdf; $destpage) ]
                          • If [ GetAsNumber($r) >0 ]
                          • Set Variable [ $destPage; Value:$r+1 ]
                          • End If
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.FlushPages"; $pdf; $destpage) ]
                          • Go to Record/Request/Page [ Next; Exit after last ]
                          • End Loop
                          • Set Field [ Merge PDFs::MergeStatus; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf; "Merged.pdf") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
                          • #or sign it on saving
                          • // Set Field [ Merge PDFs::MergeStatus; MBS("DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFile"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test_cert.pfx"; "123456"; "Hello"; "World"; "Merged.pdf") ]
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