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Prints the current webview content to PDF file.

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

MBS( "WebView.PrintToFile"; WebViewerRef; Path )


Parameter Description Example value
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
Path Native file path where to save PDF. "/tmp/test.pdf"


Returns OK or error.


Prints the current webview content to PDF file.
You can get/set some parameters on Mac OS X using the WebView.GetPrintParameter/WebView.SetPrintParameter functions.
Especially you can control whether to print background or not.

If needed you can import this PDF file with Files.ReadPDF into a container file.
See also WebView.RenderPDF.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.

See also

WebView.PrintPreview   -   WebView.Release

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