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WebView.Print

Prints the current web view content.

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

Parameters

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

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

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

Not supported for WebKit 2.x (FileMaker 16 Mac). We tried it, but as of macOS 10.12.4 we only get white pages. Works in FileMaker 16, when using a Web Viewer created using WebView.Create.

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.

Examples

Print web viewer:

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

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 9th July 2020


WebView.PressKey   -   WebView.PrintPreview

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