Topics   All   MacOS (Only)   Windows (Only)   Linux (Only, Not)   iOS (Only, Not)  
Components   Crossplatform Mac & Win   Server   Client   Old   Deprecated   Guides   Examples   Videos
New in version: 11.1   11.2   11.3   11.4   11.5   12.0   12.1   12.2   12.3   12.4    Statistic    FMM    Blog  

QLPreviewPanel.AddPDF

Adds a PDF to the preview items.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
QuickLook 4.3 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "QLPreviewPanel.AddPDF"; PDF { ; Title } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
PDF The PDF. $pdf
Title The title to use. "Hello World" Optional

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Adds a PDF to the preview items.
You can pass a container value with the PDF content from a media field. Or a text with an URL. Or a PDF reference from PDFKit.Open.

Either we use file path from FileMaker's external container storage directly or we write a temporary file, which is cleared later when app quits or panel is cleared.

See also

Release notes

  • Version 12.4
    • Changed QLPreviewPanel.AddPDF to pass right filename of PDF from container to the preview window.

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th August 2018


QLPreviewPanel.AddImage - QLPreviewPanel.Clear

Feedback: Report problem or ask question.


Start Chat