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/DynaPDF/Create PDF with FileLink
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Required plugins for this example: MBS DynaPDF Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /DynaPDF/Create PDF with FileLink
This example is the version from Sun, 17th Mar 2012.
Project "Create PDF with FileLink.rbp"
FileTypes
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() // Create target PDF dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS dim tf as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Target.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License call pdf.CreateNewPDF tf // We want to use top-down coordinates call pdf.SetPageCoords pdf.kpcTopDown call pdf.Append call pdf.SetTextRect(50, 50, 500, 50) call pdf.SetFont "Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcp1252 call pdf.WriteFText pdf.ktaCenter, "This is the target PDF." call pdf.EndPage call pdf.CloseFile // Create Link PDF pdf = new MyDynapdfMBS dim lf as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Link.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License call pdf.CreateNewPDF lf // We want to use top-down coordinates call pdf.SetPageCoords pdf.kpcTopDown call pdf.Append call pdf.SetTextRect(50, 50, 500, 50) call pdf.SetFont "Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcp1252 call pdf.WriteFText pdf.ktaCenter, "This is the link PDF." // with folderitem (absolute path) is often a bad idea 'call pdf.FileLink(50, 50, 500, 50, tf) // better with relative path call pdf.FileLink(50, 50, 500, 50, "Target.pdf") call pdf.EndPage call pdf.CloseFile lf.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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