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Queries print settings for printing PDF.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server FileMaker iOS SDK
PDFKit 4.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No
MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; Selector )   More


Parameter Description Example
Selector Which value to query. "FaxNumber"


Returns value or error.


Queries print settings for printing PDF.
See also PDFKit.Print function.
See also PDFKit.SetPrintSetting where options are described.

You can query default printer name using "DefaultPrinter" as selector.
New in 8.1 you can use selector LastSettings to query last settings as XML and discover what options are set by using the dialog, e.g. the tray names.


Query printer:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "printer" )

Query default printer:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "DefaultPrinter" )

Query last settings as xml:

MBS( "PDFKit.GetPrintSetting"; "LastSettings" )

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Release notes

  • Version 11.1
    • Added PageSize setting for PDFKit.SetPrintSetting and PDFKit.GetPrintSetting functions.
  • Version 8.1

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 2nd February 2018

PDFKit.GetPrintOption   -   PDFKit.NewPDFDocument

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