MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Print PDF with options

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Print PDF with options.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts3
Value Lists1
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
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Print PDFs
6 fields defined, 1 record
Print PDFs

Fields

Table Name: Print PDFs - 6 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
        InputPDFNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
        • Allow editing
        Validation:
        • Only during data entry
        Storage:
        • Repetitions: 1
            Printer NameNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
            • Allow editing
            Validation:
            • Only during data entry
            Storage:
            • Global
            • Repetitions: 1
            • Index Language: German
                OptionsNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                • Allow editing
                Validation:
                • Only during data entry
                Storage:
                • Repetitions: 1
                • Indexing: None
                • Automatically create indexes as needed
                • Index Language: German
                    Printer Device NamesNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                    • Allow editing
                    Validation:
                    • Only during data entry
                    Storage:
                    • Repetitions: 1
                    • Indexing: None
                    • Automatically create indexes as needed
                    • Index Language: German
                        Printer Device ModeNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                        • Allow editing
                        Validation:
                        • Only during data entry
                        Storage:
                        • Repetitions: 1
                        • Indexing: None
                        • Automatically create indexes as needed
                        • Index Language: German

                            Layout Objects: Print PDFs

                            Regular Fields

                            Field Name: Print 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: Print PDFs::InputPDF
                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                            • Top: 66 pt
                            • Left: 132 pt
                            • Bottom: 323 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: Print PDFs::Printer Name
                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                            • Top: 24 pt
                            • Left: 132 pt
                            • Bottom: 38 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: Print PDFs::Options
                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                            • Top: 138 pt
                            • Left: 530 pt
                            • Bottom: 273 pt
                            • Right: 783 pt
                            • Anchoring: Left, Top
                            Field Format: 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: Print PDFs::Printer Device Names
                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                            • Top: 283 pt
                            • Left: 530 pt
                            • Bottom: 300 pt
                            • Right: 783 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: Print PDFs::Printer Device Mode
                            Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                            • Top: 306 pt
                            • Left: 530 pt
                            • Bottom: 323 pt
                            • Right: 783 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

                            Group Buttons

                            Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                              Type:
                            • Text: Import file...
                              Additional Properties:
                            • Change to hand cursor over button
                            • Rectangular
                            • Top: 66 pt
                            • Left: 396 pt
                            • Bottom: 91 pt
                            • Right: 529 pt
                            • Anchoring: Left, Top
                            Insert File [ Print PDFs::InputPDF ]

                            Fields:


                            Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                              Type:
                            • Text: Print
                              Additional Properties:
                            • Change to hand cursor over button
                            • Rectangular
                            • Top: 96 pt
                            • Left: 396 pt
                            • Bottom: 121 pt
                            • Right: 529 pt
                            • Anchoring: Left, Top
                            Perform Script [ “Print” ]

                            Scripts:


                            Value Lists

                            Value List NameSourceValuesOn Layouts
                            Print OptionsCustom
                            • Print Gray (Default), Print Black&White, Print Color, AutoRotateAndCenter, ShrinkToPrintArea, ShowDialog

                            Script Hierarchy

                            InitDynaPDF
                            Print
                            Clear Settings

                            Next Script: [Print]
                            Script NameInitDynaPDF
                            Run script with full access privilegesOff
                            Include In MenuYes
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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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                                            Previous Script: [InitDynaPDF]Next Script: [Clear Settings]
                                            Script NamePrint
                                            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
                                              • #New PDF session
                                              • Set Variable [ $pdf; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
                                              • #Load PDF from container
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; Print PDFs::InputPDF) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile"; $pdf; 1) ]
                                              • #Print
                                              • Set Variable [ $flags; Value:If ( Position ( Print PDFs::Options; "ShrinkToPrintArea"; 1; 1)>0; 16; 0) + If ( Position ( Print PDFs::Options; "AutoRotateAndCenter"; 1; 1)>0; 4; 0) + If ( Position ( Print PDFs::Options; "Color"; 1; 1)>0; 2; 0) + If ( Position ( Print PDFs::Options; "Black"; 1; 1)>0; 1; 0) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $ShowDialog; Value:Position ( Print PDFs::Options ; "ShowDialog"; 1; 1)>0 ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.Print.SetDevMode"; Print PDFs::Printer Device Mode) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.Print.SetDevNames"; Print PDFs::Printer Device Names) ]
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Print"; $pdf; Print PDFs::Printer Name; ""; ""; $flags; ""; ""; ""; ""; $ShowDialog) ]
                                              • Set Field [ Print PDFs::Printer Device Names; MBS( "DynaPDF.Print.GetDevNames" ) ]
                                              • Set Field [ Print PDFs::Printer Device Mode; MBS("DynaPDF.Print.GetDevMode") ]
                                              • #Cleanup
                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]
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                                                    Script NameClear Settings
                                                    Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                    Include In MenuYes
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                                                        Script Definition
                                                        Script Steps
                                                        • Set Field [ Print PDFs::Printer Device Names; "" ]
                                                        • Set Field [ Print PDFs::Printer Device Mode; "" ]
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