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DynaPDF.HighlightPattern

Searches a text and adds highlights for it.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "DynaPDF.HighlightPattern"; PDF; Text { ; HighlightColor; CaseInsensitive } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Text The text to search. "Hello"
HighlightColor Optional
The highlight color. Default is yellow. Value is the RGB color as integer. Blue*65536+Green*256+Red with each color channel having a range from 0 to 255.
MBS( "DynaPDF.RGB"; 0; 0; 255 )
CaseInsensitive Optional
Optional, if 1, the case of the letters is ignored (also umlauts).
1

Result

Returns number of locations found.

Description

Searches a text and adds highlights for it.
You need to have an open page. you can use DynaPDF.EditPage to edit an existing one.
You can use DynaPDF.RGB function to calculate RGB color value.

Examples

Highlight "Apple" with yellow:

MBS( "DynaPDF.HighlightPattern"; $PDF; "Apple"; MBS( "DynaPDF.RGB"; 0; 255; 255 ); 1 )

Same, but with color calculated ourself:

MBS("DynaPDF.HighlightPattern"; $pdf; "Apple"; 255+255*256; 1)

See also

Example Databases


DynaPDF.HighlightAnnot   -   DynaPDF.ImportEncryptionSettings

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