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/DynaPDF/Create PDF with text block

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 text block

This example is the version from Tue, 21th Jan 2019.

Project "Create PDF with text block.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
EventHandler Sub Open() dim pdf as new MyDynapdfMBS dim d as new date dim text as string dim height as double pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License dim f as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create PDF with text block.pdf") call pdf.CreateNewPDF f call pdf.SetViewerPreferences pdf.kvpDisplayDocTitle,pdf.kavNone call pdf.SetDocInfo pdf.kdiAuthor, "Christian Schmitz" 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 // set font call pdf.SetFont "Helvetica", 0, 12.0, true, pdf.kcpUnicode dim y as Double = 50 // change font size and raise for foot note references text = "\FS[12]Hello World\FS[6]\TR[6]123\TR[0]\FS[12] Just a test." call pdf.WriteFTextEx(50, y, 200, -1, pdf.ktaLeft, text) y = y + 20 // change font to get bold text = "\FT[Helvetica]Hello \FT[Helvetica-Bold]World \FT[Helvetica]everyone." call pdf.WriteFTextEx(50, y, 200, -1, pdf.ktaLeft, text) y = y + 20 // change color in the text text = _ "\FC[" + str(DynaPDFMBS.RGB(255, 0, 0)) + "]Red "+_ "\FC[" + str(DynaPDFMBS.RGB(0, 255, 0)) + "]Green "+_ "\FC[" + str(DynaPDFMBS.RGB(0, 0, 255)) + "]Blue "+_ "\FC[" + str(DynaPDFMBS.RGB(0, 0, 0)) + "]Black " call pdf.WriteFTextEx(50, y, 200, -1, pdf.ktaLeft, text) y = y + 20 // make list text = _ "\LI[0]First"+EndOfLine+"with two lines\EL#"+_ "\LI[0]Second\EL# "+_ "\LI[0]Third\EL#" call pdf.WriteFTextEx(50, y, 200, -1, pdf.ktaLeft, text) call pdf.EndPage 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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