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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/collections/collections2

This example is the version from Thu, 6th Apr 2016.

Project "collections2.xojo_binary_project"
Filetype text
Filetype icc
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 ef as integer dim outFile as FolderItem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("collections2.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Lite" // For this example you can use a Lite, Pro or Enterprise License // We create the output file later if no error occurred. call pdf.CreateNewPDF(nil) call pdf.SetDocInfo(pdf.kdiAuthor, "Jens Boschulte") call pdf.SetDocInfo(pdf.kdiCreator, "C test application") call pdf.SetDocInfo(pdf.kdiKeywords, "PDF Collections; PDF Packages") call pdf.SetDocInfo(pdf.kdiTitle, "PDF Collections") // The page of this file is shown when opening the file with an older version of Adobe's Acrobat. // Otherwise, the default document of the collection is opened. Click on "Cover sheet" to view the // contents of this page. call pdf.SetImportFlags BitwiseOr(pdf.kifImportAll, pdf.kifImportAsPage) dim filePath as FolderItem=FindFile("collection_en.pdf") if (pdf.OpenImportFile(filePath, pdf.kptOpen, "") < 0) then msgbox "Input file """+filePath.Name+""" not found!" quit end if call pdf.ImportPDFFile(1, 1.0, 1.0) call pdf.CloseImportFile call pdf.CreateCollection(pdf.kcivTile) // We add a user defined field Index to the list so that we can sort it in every order we want. ef = pdf.CreateCollectionField(pdf.kcisCustomNumber, 0, "File index", "Index", false, true) call pdf.SetColSortField(ef, true) call pdf.CreateCollectionField(pdf.kcisFileName, 1, "File name", "", true, true) // The creation date is documented in the PDF Reference and a valid field in a file specification // but Acrobat 8 ignores it. Maybe it works when the next update of Acrobat is available... //pdfCreateCollectionField(cisCreationDate, 4, "Creation date", NULL, true, false); call pdf.CreateCollectionField(pdf.kcisSize, 2, "File size", "", true, false) call pdf.CreateCollectionField(pdf.kcisModDate, 3, "Modification date", "", true, false) filepath=FindFile("taxform.pdf") ef = pdf.AttachFile(filePath, "A PDF file...", true) call pdf.SetColDefFile(ef) // This file is opened when viewing the file with Acrobat 8 or later call pdf.CreateColItemNumber(ef, "Index", 0.0, "") filepath=FindFile("fulltest.emf") ef = pdf.AttachFile(filePath, "An EMF file...", true) call pdf.CreateColItemNumber(ef, "Index", 1.0, "") filepath=FindFile("sample.txt") ef = pdf.AttachFile(filePath, "A text file...", true) call pdf.CreateColItemNumber(ef, "Index", 2.0, "") // Let's check whether the collection is valid. // We know that the collection is valid in this example, but when editing an imported collection // this function can be very helpful. call pdf.CheckCollection // No fatal error occurred? if pdf.HaveOpenDoc then // OK, now we can open the output file. if (not pdf.OpenOutputFile(outFile)) then MsgBox "Make sure that you have write access the project folder." quit end if end if call pdf.CloseFile outFile.Launch quit End EventHandler
Function FindFile(name as string) As FolderItem // Look for file in parent folders from executable on dim parent as FolderItem = app.ExecutableFile.Parent while parent<>Nil dim file as FolderItem = parent.Child(name) if file<>Nil and file.Exists then Return file end if parent = parent.Parent wend End Function
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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