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Queries print settings for printing PDF.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
PDFKit 4.0 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; Selector )


Parameter Description Example value
Selector Which value to query. "FaxNumber"


Returns value or error.


Queries print settings for printing PDF.
See also PDFKit.Print function.
See also PDFKit.SetPrintSetting where options are described.

You can query default printer name using "DefaultPrinter" as selector.
New in 8.1 you can use selector LastSettings to query last settings as XML and discover what options are set by using the dialog, e.g. the tray names.


Query printer:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "printer" )

Query default printer:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "DefaultPrinter" )

Query last settings as xml:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "LastSettings" )

See also

Example Databases

PDFKit.GetPDFText   -   PDFKit.NewPDFDocument

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