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RichText.WritePDF

Write the current rich text document to a PDF file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
RichText 5.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No
MBS( "RichText.WritePDF"; Path )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path A valid native file path. "/Users/test/Desktop/test.pdf"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Write the current rich text document to a PDF file.

Warning: The plugin can only read/write the styles/formats which Apple supports for their cocoa framework.

Examples

Convert doc/docx/rtf file in container to PDF:

Set Variable [$temppath; Value:MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; MBS( "Folders.UserTemporary" ); "temp.pdf")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "RichText.ReadContainer"; test::MyContainerDoc )]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "RichText.WritePDF"; $temppath )]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "RichText.Release" )]
Set Field [test::MyContainerPDF; MBS("Files.ReadFile"; $temppath; "PDF"; "test.pdf")]

See also

Created 14th March 2015, last changed 14th August 2017


RichText.WriteFile   -   RichText.WriteRTF

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