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Sets the PDF version.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; PDF; version )   More


Parameter Description Example
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
version The version number.
Can be 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-1a:2003, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PDF/A-1b, PDF/UA-1 and other values.


Returns OK or error message.


Sets the PDF version.
The function changes the output PDF file version. The default output version is PDF 1.4. If a PDF 1.5 or higher file will be opened for import, the output version will be changed if necessary to the version that the file requires.
Possible values in plugin version 4.4: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-1a:2002, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PDF/A-1b 2005, PDF/X-4, PDF/A 1a 2005, PDF/A 2a, PDF/A 2b, PDF/A 2u, PDF/A 3a, PDF/A 3b or PDF/A 3u.
DynaPDF Version 4.0 also supports ZUGFeRD Basic, ZUGFeRD Comfort and ZUGFeRD Extended.

DynaPDF Version defines new formats: FacturX Minimum, FacturX Basic, FacturX Basic WL, FacturX Comfort, FacturX Extended, FacturX XRechnung, ZUGFeRD2 Minimum, ZUGFeRD2 Basic, ZUGFeRD2 Basic WL, ZUGFeRD2 Comfort and ZUGFeRD2 Extended. Factur constants can be used for ZUGFeRD 2.1, too.

Requires DynaPDF Lite license for PDF/A and PDF/X versions.
Added PDF/UA-1 for version of DynaPDF.

See also SetPDFVersion function in DynaPDF manual.


Set PDF Version 1.3:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; "1.3")]

Set basic ZUGFeRD version:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; "ZUGFeRD Basic")]
# with PDF/A 3b

Set some values for PDF/UA:

# A PDF/UA conformant file must contain a title
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetDocInfo"; $pdf; "Title"; "Test PDF") ]
# Required! The document title must be displayed
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetViewerPreferences"; $pdf; "DisplayDocTitle"; "None") ]
# Required! The language must be set too
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetLanguage"; $pdf; "en-US") ]
# PDF/UA files are Tagged PDF files. So, a structure tree is required.
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.CreateStructureTree"; $pdf) ]
# set PDF Version
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.SetPDFVersion"; $pdf; "PDF/UA-1") ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 10th March 2023

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