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Creates a PDF with all scanned documents.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ImageCapture 9.1 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "ImageCapture.PDF" { ; FileName } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
FileName The filename to use. "scan.pdf" Optional


Returns PDF container value or error.


Creates a PDF with all scanned documents.
We get the file path list and create a new PDF document, add all the images and then return the PDF.
You can store it in a container field or export to a file (with Container.WriteFile).


Get a PDF into a field:

Set Variable [$pdf; MBS("ImageCapture.PDF") ]
If [ MBS("IsError") = ]
      Set Field [MyTable::MyPDF; $pdf)
End If

See also

Release notes

  • Version 9.1

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Created 11st February 2019, last changed 27th August 2021

ImageCapture.OpenDevice - ImageCapture.PreferredDevice