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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


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


Returns OK or error.


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.

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

QLPreviewPanel.AddImage - QLPreviewPanel.Clear

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