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Queries all form fields as JSON array.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 10.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFieldsAsJSON"; PDF { ; Flags } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Flags Pass value for combination of flags you need.
Add 1 to get flat list instead of fields and children as items within the parent field.
Add 2 to include font information for field and edit fonts.
Add 4 to include font buffer data.
0 Optional


Returns JSON or error.


Queries all form fields as JSON array.
See TPDFFieldEx structure in DynaPDF manual, which we convert to JSON for you.

Keys include Deleted, BBox, FieldType, GroupType, Handle, BackColor, BackColorSP, BorderColor, BorderColorSP, BorderStyle, BorderWidth, CharSpacing, Checked, CheckBoxChar, DefState, Description, EditFont, ExpValCount, ExpValue, FieldFlags, FieldFont, FontSize, FieldName, HighlightMode, IsCalcField, MapName, MaxLen, ChildrenCount, Children, Parent, PageNum, Rotate, TextAlign, TextColor, TextColorSP, TextScaling, ToolTip, UniqueName, Value, WordSpacing, PageIndex, Barcode, Signature, ModDate, CaptionPos, DownCaption, DownImage, RollCaption, RollImage, UpCaption, UpImage, OC, Action, Action and Events.


Query JSON:

Set Variable [ $JSON; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFieldsAsJSON"; PDF ) ]

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Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Added DynaPDF.GetAnnotationsAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetBookmarksAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetColorSpacesAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetDocInfoAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetEmbeddedFilesAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetFieldsAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetFontsAsJSON, DynaPDF.GetImportDocInfoAsJSON and DynaPDF.SysFontInfoAsJSON functions.

Created 16th September 2020, last changed 16th September 2020

DynaPDF.GetFieldType   -   DynaPDF.GetFontAsJSON

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