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Sets the PDF version.

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


Parameter Description Example value
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
version The version number. Can be 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-1a:2003, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PDF/A-1b and other values. "1.3"


Returns OK or error message.


Sets the PDF version.
The function changes the output PDF file version. The default output version is PDF 1.4. If a PDF 1.5 or higher file will be opened for import, the output version will be changed if necessary to the version that the file requires.
Possible values in plugin version 4.4: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-1a:2002, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PDF/A-1b 2005, PDF/X-4, PDF/A 1a 2005, PDF/A 2a, PDF/A 2b, PDF/A 2u, PDF/A 3a, PDF/A 3b or PDF/A 3u.
DynaPDF Version 4.0 also supports ZUGFeRD Basic, ZUGFeRD Comfort and ZUGFeRD Extended.

DynaPDF Version defines new formats: FacturX Minimum, FacturX Basic, FacturX Basic WL, FacturX Comfort, FacturX Extended, ZUGFeRD2 Minimum, ZUGFeRD2 Basic, ZUGFeRD2 Basic WL, ZUGFeRD2 Comfort and ZUGFeRD2 Extended.

Requires DynaPDF Lite license for PDF/A and PDF/X versions.

See also SetPDFVersion function in DynaPDF manual.


Set PDF Version 1.3:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; "1.3")]

Set basic ZUGFeRD version:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; "ZUGFeRD Basic")]
# with PDF/A 3b

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Release notes

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 30th May 2019

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