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Writes text on current page with formatting commands.

Component: DynaPDF
Version: 3.1
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: Yes
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: Yes

MBS( "DynaPDF.WriteFText"; PDF; Align; Text )


Parameter Description Example value
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Align The text alignment. Can be left, center, right or justify. "left"
Text The text to write. "Hello World"


Returns OK or error message.


Writes text on current page with formatting commands.
See also pdfWriteFText in DynaPDF manual.
Use DynaPDF.GetFTextHeightEx or DynaPDF.GetFTextHeight to calculate the space needed for the text if you want to create a matching text rectangle for vertical alignment.

See DynaPDF.AllowPageBreak for whether to do page breaks or not.

Please set a font first with DynaPDF.SetFont function before you write on the page.


Writes some text:

MBS( "DynaPDF.WriteFText"; $PDF; "center"; "Hello World" )

Write text with font changing:

# Write some formatted text
Set Variable [ $text ; Value: "Some text. \FT[Times-Bold]Now Times in bold!\FT[Times-Roman] and back to normal Times." ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetTextRect"; $pdf; 200; 200; 150; -1) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.WriteFText"; $pdf; "left"; $text) ]

See also

DynaPDF.WriteDemoText   -   DynaPDF.WriteFTextEx

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