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PDFKit.Open

Opens a PDF and returns a PDF Reference value.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
PDFKit 2.2 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "PDFKit.Open"; PDF )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
PDF A container value with the PDF content from a media field. Or a text with an URL.

Result

Returns a number for the PDF. Use PDFKit.Release later to free the memory.

Description

Opens a PDF and returns a PDF Reference value.
This value can be used in other PDFKit calls to work on the same PDF.
See also PDFKit.OpenContainer, PDFKit.OpenPath and PDFKit.OpenURL.
PDF Document reference numbers are starting at 30000 and counting up for each new document.

Examples

Open the PDF from the container value:

MBS("PDFKit.Open"; myTable::myMediaField)

See also


PDFKit.NewPDFDocument   -   PDFKit.OpenContainer

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