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/DynaPDF/Create PDF with text block fonts

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 fonts

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

Project "Create PDF with text block fonts.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 dim TimesBoldHandle as integer dim TimesHandle as integer dim f as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create PDF with text block fonts.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Starter" // For this example you can use a Starter, Lite, Pro or Enterprise License 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 // load fonts TimesBoldHandle=pdf.SetFont("Times", pdf.kfsBold, 20.0, true, pdf.kcpUnicode) TimesHandle=pdf.SetFont("Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcpUnicode) text="In Italic font: Left aligned text, this is left aligned text, this is " + _ "left aligned text...\ju#\FC[255]This is justified text, this is " + _ "justified text, this is justified text, this is justified text, this " + _ "is justified text, this is justified text, this is justified text, " + _ "this is justified text...\re#\FC[165536]This is right aligned text, " + _ "this is right aligned text, this is right aligned text..." + _ "\le#\FC[233512]Back to left aligned text, we go back to left " + _ "aligned text... \FT["+str(TimesBoldHandle)+"]Now we use bold text." call pdf.SetTextRect(50, 50, 150, -1) call pdf.WriteFText(pdf.ktaLeft, text) height = pdf.GetPageHeight - pdf.GetLastTextPosY - 50 call pdf.Rectangle( 50, 50, 150, height, pdf.kfmStroke) 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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