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This function prepares a page for editing.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.EditPage"; PDF; Page )   More


Parameter Description Example value
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Page The number of the page to edit. Range from 1 to DynaPDF.GetPageCount. 1


Returns OK on success.


This function prepares a page for editing.
If the page does exist (PageNum is greater than the number of pages in the document), new pages are appended until the number of pages is equal PageNum. An open page must be closed with EndPage() after the required changes are made.

See also EditPage function in DynaPDF manual.


Edit page 1:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EditPage"; $pdf; 1)]

Loop over pages and add page numbers:

Set Variable [$PageCount; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.GetPageCount"; $pdf )]
Set Variable [$PageNumber; Value:1]
Set Variable [$pageWidth; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetPageWidth"; $pdf)]
Set Variable [$pageHeight; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.GetPageHeight"; $pdf)]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EditPage"; $pdf; $PageNumber)]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.SetFont"; $pdf; "Helvetica"; 0; 12)]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "DynaPDF.WriteFTextEx"; $pdf; 50; $pageHeight - 50; $pageWidth-100; 30; "right"; GetAsText($PageNumber) & " of " & $PageCount)]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.EndPage"; $pdf)]
    Set Variable [$PageNumber; Value:$PageNumber +1]
    Exit Loop If [$PageNumber > $PageCount]
End Loop

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th June 2016

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