MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Tables

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Tables.fmp12

Overview
Tables2
Relationships0
Layouts2
Scripts5
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
Tables
1 field defined, 1 record
Tables
Images
1 field defined, 17 records
Images

Fields

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

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

          Layout Objects: Tables

          Regular Fields

          Field Name: Tables::OutputPDF
          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
          • Top: 24 pt
          • Left: 138 pt
          • Bottom: 521 pt
          • Right: 553 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: Create Text Table
            Additional Properties:
          • Change to hand cursor over button
          • Rectangular
          • Top: 24 pt
          • Left: 576 pt
          • Bottom: 49 pt
          • Right: 739 pt
          • Anchoring: Left, Top
          Perform Script [ “CreateTextTable” ]

          Scripts:


          Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
            Type:
          • Text: Create Image Table
            Additional Properties:
          • Change to hand cursor over button
          • Rectangular
          • Top: 54 pt
          • Left: 576 pt
          • Bottom: 79 pt
          • Right: 739 pt
          • Anchoring: Left, Top
          Perform Script [ “CreateImageTable” ]

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          Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
            Type:
          • Text: Create Template Table
            Additional Properties:
          • Change to hand cursor over button
          • Rectangular
          • Top: 84 pt
          • Left: 576 pt
          • Bottom: 109 pt
          • Right: 739 pt
          • Anchoring: Left, Top
          Perform Script [ “CreateTemplateTable” ]

          Scripts:


          Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
            Type:
          • Text: Create Calendar Table
            Additional Properties:
          • Change to hand cursor over button
          • Rectangular
          • Top: 114 pt
          • Left: 576 pt
          • Bottom: 139 pt
          • Right: 739 pt
          • Anchoring: Left, Top
          Perform Script [ “CreateCalendarTable” ]

          Scripts:


          Layout Objects: Images

          Regular Fields

          Field Name: Images::Image
          Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
          • Top: 24 pt
          • Left: 138 pt
          • Bottom: 251 pt
          • Right: 547 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

          Script Hierarchy

          CreateTextTable
          CreateImageTable
          CreateTemplateTable
          CreateCalendarTable
          InitDynaPDF

          Next Script: [CreateImageTable]
          Script NameCreateTextTable
          Run script with full access privilegesOff
          Include In MenuYes
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                  Previous Script: [CreateTextTable]Next Script: [CreateTemplateTable]
                  Script NameCreateImageTable
                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                  Include In MenuYes
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                        Previous Script: [CreateImageTable]Next Script: [CreateCalendarTable]
                        Script NameCreateTemplateTable
                        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
                          • #Find dynapdf_help.pdf
                          • 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" ]
                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "dynapdf_help.pdf" ) ]
                          • #Clear current PDF document
                          • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPageCoords"; $pdf; "TopDown") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromFile"; $pdf; $path) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $pageCount; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetImportPageCount"; $pdf) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $pageCount; Value:20 ]
                          • If [ GetAsNumber($pageCount)>0 ]
                          • #Create Table
                          • Set Variable [ $table; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Create"; $pdf; $pageCount/4+1; 2; 512,12; 0) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetBorderWidth"; $table; -1; -1; 1; 1; 1; 1) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetCellPadding"; $table; -1; -1; 5; 5; 5; 5) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetGridWidth"; $table; 1; 1) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetFlags"; $table; -1; -1; "ScaleToRect") ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPageFormat"; $table; "US Letter") ]
                          • #Add Rows
                          • Set Variable [ $rowCount; Value:0 ]
                          • Set Variable [ $i; Value:1 ]
                          • Set Variable [ $x; Value:0 ]
                          • Loop
                          • Set Variable [ $tmpl; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPageAsTemplate"; $pdf; $i) ]
                          • If [ $x = 0 ]
                          • Set Variable [ $rowNum; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.AddRow"; $table; 335) ]
                          • End If
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetCellTemplate"; $table; $rowNum; $x; 1; "center"; "center"; $tmpl; 0; 0) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $x; Value:If($x = 0; 1; 0) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $i; Value:$i + 1 ]
                          • Exit Loop If [ $i > $pageCount ]
                          • End Loop
                          • #Draw Table
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Draw"; $table; 50; 50; 742) ]
                          • If [ MBS("DynaPDF.Table.HaveMore"; $pdf) ]
                          • Loop
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Draw"; $table; 50; 50; 742) ]
                          • Exit Loop If [ MBS("DynaPDF.Table.HaveMore"; $pdf) ≠ 1 ]
                          • End Loop
                          • End If
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                          • End If
                          • #Cleanup
                          • Set Field [ Tables::OutputPDF; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Release"; $table) ]
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
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                                Previous Script: [CreateTemplateTable]Next Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                                Script NameCreateCalendarTable
                                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
                                  • #Clear current PDF document
                                  • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPageCoords"; $pdf; "TopDown") ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $i; Value:0 ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $pageCount; Value:0 ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $RowCount; Value:0 ]
                                  • #Create Table
                                  • Set Variable [ $table; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Create"; $pdf; 32; 13; 500; 9) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetBorderWidth"; $table; -1; -1; 1; 1; 1; 1) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetGridWidth"; $table; 1; 1) ]
                                  • #Add Rows
                                  • Set Variable [ $rowNum; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.AddRow"; $table) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $rowNum; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetFlags"; $table; 0; -1; "HeaderRow") ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $months; Value:"Jan¶Feb¶Mar¶Apr¶May¶Jun¶Jul¶Aug¶Sep¶Oct¶Nov¶Dec" ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.SetCellText"; $table; $rowNum; 0; "center"; "center"; "Day") ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("FM.Loop"; /* variable */ "index"; /* start */ 1; /* end */ 12; /* step */ 1; /* formula */ "MBS(\"DynaPDF.Table.SetCellText\"; $table; $rowNum; index; \"center\"; \"center\"; GetValue($months; index))") ]
                                  • #Add Rows
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("FM.Loop"; /* variable */ "index"; /* start */ 1; /* end */ 31; /* step */ 1; /* formula */ "Let([$rowNum = MBS(\"DynaPDF.Table.AddRow\"; $table); r = MBS(\"DynaPDF.Table.SetCellText\"; $table; $rowNum; 0; \"center\"; \"center\"; index)]; r)") ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $text; Value:"The cell alignment can be set for text, images, and templates..." ]
                                  • #Draw Table
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Draw"; $table; 50; 50; 742) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                                  • #Cleanup
                                  • Set Field [ Tables::OutputPDF; MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Table.Release"; $table) ]
                                  • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
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                                        Previous Script: [CreateCalendarTable]
                                        Script NameInitDynaPDF
                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                        Include In MenuNo
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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.com/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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