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Sets device mode.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 7.0 No Yes No No No
MBS( "DynaPDF.Print.SetDevMode"; DevMode )   More


Parameter Description Example value
DevMode The new device mode.


Returns OK or error.


Sets device mode.
Sets the print settings for printing on Windows with DynaPDF.Print function.


Print with options

#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"; $pdf; 1)]
Set Variable [$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 ( …]
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; ""; ""; ""; ""; $ShowDialog)]
Set Field [Print PDFs::Printer Device Names; MBS( "DynaPDF.Print.GetDevNames" )]
Set Field [Print PDFs::Printer Device Mode; MBS("DynaPDF.Print.GetDevMode")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf)]

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Release notes

Created 16th January 2017, last changed 16th January 2017

DynaPDF.Print.GetDevNames   -   DynaPDF.Print.SetDevNames

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