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Required plugins for this example: MBS DynaPDF Plugin, MBS XMP Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /DynaPDF/Create PDF and modify XMP
This example is the version from Tue, 2nd Mar 2015.
Project "Create PDF and modify XMP.rbp"
Filetype text
End FileTypes
MenuBar MenuBar1
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = ""
MenuItem FileMenu = "&File"
MenuItem FileQuit = "Quit"
MenuItem EditMenu = "&Edit"
MenuItem EditUndo = "&Undo"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "Cu&t"
MenuItem EditCopy = "&Copy"
MenuItem EditPaste = "&Paste"
MenuItem EditClear = "Clear"
End MenuBar
Class App Inherits Application
EventHandler Sub Open() dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS dim d as new date dim f as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create PDF.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License call pdf.CreateNewPDF f call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiSubject, "My first Xojo PDF output" call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiProducer, "Xojo test application" call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiTitle, "My first Xojo PDF output" // We want to use top-down coordinates call pdf.SetPageCoords pdf.kpcTopDown call pdf.Append call pdf.SetFont "Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 40.0, true, pdf.kcp1252 call pdf.WriteFText pdf.ktaCenter, "My first Xojo PDF output!" call pdf.SetFont "Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcp1252 call pdf.WriteText 50.0, 180.0, "File created: " + d.LongDate call pdf.EndPage call pdf.SetPDFVersion(pdf.kpvPDF_1_4) // get XMP dim xmpOld as string = pdf.GetMetadata(pdf.kmdoCatalog, -1) // quick and dirty modification: 'dim xmpNew as string = Replace(xmpOld, "</x:xmpmeta>", "<x:test>test</x:test></x:xmpmeta>") // better with MBS XMP Plugin dim m as new XMPMetaMBS(xmpOld) // add some custom namespace and custom tags with custom values dim NS as string = "http://test.test/namespaces/test" dim NSPrefix as string = "Test" if not m.RegisterNamespace(NS, NSPrefix, NSPrefix) then Break // error? end if m.SetProperty ( NS, "TestString", "Hello World" ) m.SetPropertyInteger(NS, "TestInteger", 1234) dim now as new date dim da as new XMPDateTimeMBS da.Year = now.Year da.Month = now.Month da.day = now.day da.hasDate = true m.SetPropertyDate(NS, "TestDate", da) dim xmpNew as string = m.SerializeToBuffer // put XMP back call pdf.SetMetadata(pdf.kmdoCatalog, -1, xmpNew) call pdf.CloseFile f.Launch quit End EventHandler
End Class
Class MyDynaPDFMBS Inherits DynaPDFMBS
EventHandler Function Error(ErrorCode as integer, ErrorMessage as string, ErrorType as integer) As integer // output all messages on the console: System.DebugLog str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage // and display dialog: Dim d as New MessageDialog //declare the MessageDialog object Dim b as MessageDialogButton //for handling the result d.icon=MessageDialog.GraphicCaution //display warning icon d.ActionButton.Caption="Continue" d.CancelButton.Visible=True //show the Cancel button // a warning or an error? if BitAnd(ErrorType, me.kE_WARNING) = me.kE_WARNING then // if user decided to ignore, we'll ignore if IgnoreWarnings then Return 0 d.Message="A warning occurred while processing your PDF code." // we add a third button to display all warnings d.AlternateActionButton.Caption = "Ignore warnings" d.AlternateActionButton.Visible = true else d.Message="An error occurred while processing your PDF code." end if d.Explanation = str(ErrorCode)+": "+ErrorMessage b=d.ShowModal //display the dialog Select Case b //determine which button was pressed. Case d.ActionButton Return 0 // ignore Case d.AlternateActionButton IgnoreWarnings = true Return 0 // ignore Case d.CancelButton Return -1 // stop End select End EventHandler
Property IgnoreWarnings As Boolean
End Class
End Project

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