MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

DynaPDF Batch Preview

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DynaPDF Batch Preview.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts3
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

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DynaPDF Batch Preview
10 fields defined, 0 record
DynaPDF Batch Preview

Fields

Table Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview - 10 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
PathNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
  • Indexing: None
  • Automatically create indexes as needed
  • Index Language: German
      PageCountNormal, NumberAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Indexing: None
      • Automatically create indexes as needed
      • Index Language: German
          SubjectNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
          • Indexing: None
          • Automatically create indexes as needed
          • Index Language: German
              AuthorNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German
                  CreatorNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                  • Allow editing
                  Validation:
                  • Only during data entry
                  Storage:
                  • Repetitions: 1
                  • Indexing: None
                  • Automatically create indexes as needed
                  • Index Language: German
                      KeywordsNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                      • Allow editing
                      Validation:
                      • Only during data entry
                      Storage:
                      • Repetitions: 1
                      • Indexing: None
                      • Automatically create indexes as needed
                      • Index Language: German
                            PreviewNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                            • Allow editing
                            Validation:
                            • Only during data entry
                            Storage:
                            • Repetitions: 1
                                SizeNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                • Allow editing
                                Validation:
                                • Only during data entry
                                Storage:
                                • Repetitions: 1
                                • Indexing: None
                                • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                • Index Language: German
                                    TitleNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                                    • Allow editing
                                    Validation:
                                    • Only during data entry
                                    Storage:
                                    • Repetitions: 1
                                    • Indexing: None
                                    • Automatically create indexes as needed
                                    • Index Language: German
                                        PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                                        • Allow editing
                                        Validation:
                                        • Only during data entry
                                        Storage:
                                        • Repetitions: 1

                                            Layout Objects: DynaPDF Batch Preview

                                            Regular Fields

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Preview
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 36 pt
                                            • Left: 396 pt
                                            • Bottom: 216 pt
                                            • Right: 697 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: DynaPDF Batch Preview::PDF
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 36 pt
                                            • Left: 708 pt
                                            • Bottom: 216 pt
                                            • Right: 1009 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: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Path
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 36 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 55 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::PageCount
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 59 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 78 pt
                                            • Right: 211 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: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Subject
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 82 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 101 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Author
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 105 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 124 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Creator
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 128 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 147 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Keywords
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 151 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 170 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Size
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 174 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 193 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Field Name: DynaPDF Batch Preview::Title
                                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                            • Top: 197 pt
                                            • Left: 132 pt
                                            • Bottom: 216 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: Default for Data Type
                                            • Go to next field using: Tab key
                                            Yes

                                            Buttons

                                            Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                                              Type:
                                            • Text: Import PDFs
                                            • Top: 3 pt
                                            • Left: 43 pt
                                            • Bottom: 23 pt
                                            • Right: 180 pt
                                            • Anchoring: Left, Top
                                            Perform Script [ “Import” ]

                                            Scripts:


                                            Script Hierarchy

                                            Import
                                            ProcessPDF
                                            InitDynaPDF

                                            Next Script: [ProcessPDF]
                                            Script NameImport
                                            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") ]
                                              • Delete All Records [ No dialog ]
                                              • #Select folder
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("FileDialog.Reset") ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("FileDialog.SelectFolderDialog") ]
                                              • If [ $r ≠ "OK" ]
                                              • Halt Script
                                              • End If
                                              • Set Variable [ $path; Value:MBS("FileDialog.GetPath"; 0) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $path; Value:$path & "/" ]
                                              • #Find Files
                                              • Set Variable [ $options; Value:5 ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("Files.List"; $Path; $options) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $count; Value:ValueCount ( $r ) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $index; Value:0 ]
                                              • If [ $count>0 ]
                                              • Loop
                                              • Set Variable [ $FileName; Value:GetValue ( $r ; $index+1 ) ]
                                              • If [ Right ( $FileName ; 4 ) = ".pdf" ]
                                              • New Record/Request
                                              • Set Variable [ $FilePath; Value:$Path & $FileName ]
                                              • Set Field [ DynaPDF Batch Preview::Path; $FilePath ]
                                              • Perform Script [ “ProcessPDF” ]
                                              • Commit Records/Requests [ No dialog ]
                                              • End If
                                              • Set Variable [ $index; Value:$index + 1 ]
                                              • Exit Loop If [ $index = $count ]
                                              • End Loop
                                              • End If
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                                                    Previous Script: [Import]Next Script: [InitDynaPDF]
                                                    Script NameProcessPDF
                                                    Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                    Include In MenuNo
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                                                              Previous Script: [ProcessPDF]
                                                              Script NameInitDynaPDF
                                                              Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                              Include In MenuNo
                                                              Layouts that use this script
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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.de/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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