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/DynaPDF/Create and print PDF

Required plugins for this example: MBS MacCG Plugin, MBS DynaPDF Plugin, MBS MacCF Plugin

You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /DynaPDF/Create and print PDF

This example is the version from Wed, 14th Sep 2021.

Project "Create and print PDF.xojo_binary_project"
Filetype text
End FileTypes
MenuBar MenuBar1
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = ""
MenuItem FileMenu = "&File"
MenuItem FileQuit = "Quit"
MenuItem UntitledMenu5 = ""
MenuItem EditMenu = "&Edit"
MenuItem EditUndo = "&Undo"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "Cu&t"
MenuItem EditCopy = "&Copy"
MenuItem EditPaste = "&Paste"
MenuItem EditClear = "Clear"
MenuItem UntitledMenu4 = ""
MenuItem UntitledMenu3 = ""
MenuItem UntitledMenu2 = ""
End MenuBar
Class App Inherits Application
End Class
Class Window1 Inherits Window
Control PushButton1 Inherits PushButton
ControlInstance PushButton1 Inherits PushButton
EventHandler Sub Action() dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS dim d as new date dim f as FolderItem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create and print 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 output" call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiProducer, "Xojo test application" call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiTitle, "My first Xojo 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.kcpUnicode call pdf.WriteFText pdf.ktaCenter, "My first Xojo output!" call pdf.SetFont "Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcpUnicode call pdf.WriteText 50.0, 180.0, "File created: " + d.LongDate call pdf.EndPage call pdf.CloseFile End EventHandler
End Control
Control PushButton2 Inherits PushButton
ControlInstance PushButton2 Inherits PushButton
EventHandler Sub Action() dim f as FolderItem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create and print PDF.pdf") f.Launch End EventHandler
End Control
Control PushButton3 Inherits PushButton
ControlInstance PushButton3 Inherits PushButton
EventHandler Sub Action() dim f as FolderItem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create and print PDF.pdf") print f, CheckBox1.Value End EventHandler
End Control
Control CheckBox1 Inherits CheckBox
ControlInstance CheckBox1 Inherits CheckBox
End Control
Control StaticText1 Inherits Label
ControlInstance StaticText1 Inherits Label
End Control
Sub print(f as FolderItem, ShowDialog as Boolean=true) if TargetWin32 then if f=nil or f.Exists=false then MsgBox "PDF file is missing." Return end if dim r as new RegistryItem("HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Adobe\Acrobat\Exe") dim s as string = r.DefaultValue if len(s)=0 then MsgBox "Failed to find Acrobat Reader." else shell=new shell shell.Mode=2 if ShowDialog then shell.Execute s+" /p """+f.NativePath+"""" else shell.Execute s+" /h /p """+f.NativePath+"""" end if end if else // Print PDF on Mac // requires MacOSXCG plugin dim p as CGPDFDocumentMBS = f.OpenAsCGPDFDocumentMBS if p=nil then MsgBox "Failed to read the PDF." Return end if dim g as Graphics if ShowDialog then g = OpenPrinterDialog else g = OpenPrinter end if if g<>Nil then dim c as integer=p.PageCount for i as integer=1 to c g.DrawCGPDFDocumentMBS p, p.CropBox(i), i if i<c then g.NextPage end if next end if end if Exception rae as RegistryAccessErrorException MsgBox "Failed to find Acrobat Reader." End Sub
Property Shell As Shell
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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