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Prints the current web view content.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 1.8 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "WebView.Print"; WebViewerRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.


Returns OK or error.


Prints the current web view content.
You can get/set some parameters on macOS using the WebView.GetPrintParameter/WebView.SetPrintParameter functions.

Supported for WebKit 2.x (FileMaker 16 Mac) with version 11.5.

To disable footer and header in print on Windows, please run Internet Explorer. In File menu go to Page Setup and in that dialog set all the popup menus for header/footer content to empty.

Version 10.3 adds iOS support to show print dialog.

Implemented for Windows with Microsoft Edge/Chrome engine in MBS Plugin 11.5 when using FileMaker Pro 19.4 or newer. Will show print dialog.

This function may return before print is done.


Print web viewer:

Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "WebView.Print"; "web" ) ]

See also

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 31st October 2021

WebView.PressKey - WebView.PrintPreview

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