MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Live Styled Text

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Live Styled Text.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts6
Value Lists0
Custom Functions0
Custom Menus24
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
Live Styled Text
3 fields defined, 1 record
Live Styled Text

Fields

Table Name: Live Styled Text - 3 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
TextNormal, 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
          PDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1

              Layout Objects: Live Styled Text

              Regular Fields

              Field Name: Live Styled Text::Text
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                Object Name:
              • Text
              • Top: 55 pt
              • Left: 23 pt
              • Bottom: 527 pt
              • Right: 496 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: Live Styled Text::Preview
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 55 pt
              • Left: 527 pt
              • Bottom: 527 pt
              • Right: 1000 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: Live Styled Text::PDF
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 531 pt
              • Left: 23 pt
              • Bottom: 656 pt
              • Right: 276 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

              Buttons

              Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                Type:
              • Text: Create PDF
              • Top: 531 pt
              • Left: 287 pt
              • Bottom: 565 pt
              • Right: 461 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Perform Script [ “Run”; Parameter: "PDF" ]

              Scripts:


              Script Hierarchy

              InitDynaPDF
              Run
              Trigger Changed
              Trigger On Layout Enter
              Trigger On Layout Exit
              Clear

              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
                • #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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                              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
                              • #clear timer
                              • Install OnTimer Script [ ]
                              • #Clear current PDF document
                              • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                              • #get field size
                              • Set Variable [ $Bounds; Value:FieldBounds ( Get(FileName) ; Get(LayoutName) ; "Text" ) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $Bounds; Value:Substitute($Bounds; " "; ¶) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsLeft; Value:GetAsNumber(GetValue($Bounds; 1)) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsTop; Value:GetAsNumber(GetValue($Bounds; 2)) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsRight; Value:GetAsNumber(GetValue($Bounds; 3)) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsBottom; Value:GetAsNumber(GetValue($Bounds; 4)) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsWidth; Value:$BoundsRight - $BoundsLeft ]
                              • Set Variable [ $BoundsHeight; Value:$BoundsBottom - $BoundsTop ]
                              • #Add page
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.AppendPage"; $pdf) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPageWidth"; $pdf; $BoundsWidth) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPageHeight"; $pdf; $BoundsHeight) ]
                              • #set a default font and color
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetFont"; $pdf; "Helvetica"; 0; 12) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetFillColor"; $pdf; 0; 0; 0) ]
                              • #draw text
                              • If [ MBS("IsMacOS") ]
                              • Set Variable [ $PositionOffset; Value:10 ]
                              • Else
                              • Set Variable [ $PositionOffset; Value:0 ]
                              • End If
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetTextRect"; $pdf; 0; $BoundsHeight + $PositionOffset; $BoundsWidth; $BoundsHeight + $PositionOffset) ]
                              • Set Variable [ $LeadingFactor; Value:1,1 ]
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.WriteStyledText"; $pdf; "left"; Live Styled Text::Text; $LeadingFactor) ]
                              • #End page
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf) ]
                              • If [ Get(ScriptParameter) = "PDF" ]
                              • #Save PDF to variable
                              • Set Variable [ $PDFData; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Save"; $pdf; "hello.pdf") ]
                              • Set Field [ Live Styled Text::PDF; $PDFData ]
                              • Else
                              • #Save PDF to variable
                              • Set Variable [ $ImageData; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.RenderPage"; $pdf; 1; 144; 0; 0; "default"; "RGB"; "JPEG"; "JPEG"; "test.jpg" ) ]
                              • Set Field [ Live Styled Text::Preview; $ImageData ]
                              • End If
                              • #Cleanup
                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
                              • #Put in Container
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                                        Script Definition
                                        Script Steps
                                        • Install OnTimer Script [ “Run”; Interval: ,2 ]
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                                                        Script Definition
                                                        Script Steps
                                                        • Allow Formatting Bar [ On ]
                                                        • Show/Hide Toolbars [ Show ]
                                                        • Perform Script [ “InitDynaPDF” ]
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                                                                        Script Definition
                                                                        Script Steps
                                                                        • #clear timer
                                                                        • Install OnTimer Script [ ]
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                                                                                          Script Definition
                                                                                          Script Steps
                                                                                          • Set Field [ Live Styled Text::Preview; "" ]
                                                                                          • Set Field [ Live Styled Text::PDF; "" ]
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