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Sets whether editing is allowed.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
QuickLook 11.1 ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.SetEditingAllowed"; Editable )   More


Parameter Description Example
Editable Pass 1 to enable or 0 to disable. 1


Returns OK or error.


Sets whether editing is allowed.
The user can annotate images and PDF documents on iOS within your application (requires use of FileMaker iOS SDK).


Enable editing:

MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.SetEditingAllowed"; 1 )

Show panel to edit PDF document in container:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.Clear" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.AddContainer"; MyTable::PDFContainer ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.SetDismissTrigger"; Get(FileName); "Dismissed" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.SetEditingAllowed"; 2) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.Show" ) ]

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Created 18th February 2021, last changed 24th August 2022

QLPreviewPanel.SetDismissTrigger - QLPreviewPanel.SetSharingAllowed