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Component: PDFKit
Version: 4.0
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: No
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: No

MBS( "PDFKit.Print"; PDF )


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


Returns OK or error.


Prints a PDF without dialogs.
Optionally if you have a fax printer, you can also pass fax number to send a fax.
Please use PDFKit.ResetPrintSettings and than call PDFKit.SetPrintSetting for all the settings you need.

Please use DynaPDF.Print for Windows.


Print a PDF container:

MBS( "PDFKit.Print"; MyTable::MyDocumentContainer )

Fax a PDF container:

MBS( "PDFKit.ResetPrintSettings" )
MBS( "PDFKit.SetPrintSetting"; "FaxNumber"; "+123456" )
MBS( "PDFKit.Print"; MyTable::MyDocumentContainer )

Print page 2 to 10 and make 3 copies:

MBS( "PDFKit.ResetPrintSettings" )
MBS( "PDFKit.SetPrintSetting"; "FirstPage"; 2 )
MBS( "PDFKit.SetPrintSetting"; "LastPage"; 10 )
MBS( "PDFKit.SetPrintSetting"; "Copies"; 3 )
MBS( "PDFKit.Print" )

See also

PDFKit.PageBounds   -   PDFKit.Release

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