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DynaPDF.SetFieldFont

Sets or changes the font of a form field.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK License
DynaPDF 5.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes Paid
MBS( "DynaPDF.SetFieldFont"; PDF; Field; Name; Style; Size; Embed; CodePage )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Field The field index or field name. "FirstName"
Name Font name for new font to set or empty text to deactivate current font. "Arial"
Style Font style value.
Can be a combination of values 1 for italic, 2 for bold, 4 for underlined and 8 for striked.
3
Size Font size in points. 12
Embed Whether to embed font in PDF.
Can be 1 to embed or 0 to not embed.

Default is 1 since version 12.3.
1
CodePage The code page to use.
Code page can be 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257, 1258, 8859-2, 8859-3, 8859-4, 8859-5, 8859-6, 8859-7, 8859-8, 8859-9, 8859-10, 8859-13, 8859-14, 8859-15, 8859-16, Symbol, 437, 737, 775, 850, 852, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, 865, 866, 869, 874, Unicode.
Default is unicode since v12.3, but was 1252 for Windows ANSI before.
"Unicode"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Sets or changes the font of a form field.
Form fields support natively only the code pages 1252 and MacRoman.
See dynapdf_help manual for details.
You need to set CMap directory first with DynaPDF.SetCMapDir.

See also SetFieldFont function in DynaPDF manual.

Examples

Set unicode font:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.SetCMapDir"; $pdf; "/Users/cs/Desktop/CMap"; "Recursive" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.SetFieldFont"; $pdf; "Test"; "Arial"; 0; 12; 1; "Unicode") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetTextFieldValue"; $pdf; "Test"; "你好世界"; ""; "Left") ]

See also

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Created 19th March 2015, last changed 17th May 2022


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