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/DynaPDF/Create PDFX

Required plugins for this example: MBS DynaPDF Plugin, MBS Images Plugin

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

This example is the version from Thu, 3rd Apr 2024.

Project "Create PDFX.xojo_binary_project"
Filetype Text
Filetype Icc
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 pdf.SetLicenseKey "Lite" // For this example you can use a Lite, Pro or Enterprise License dim f as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Create PDFX.pdf") 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, "PDF/X Compatibility" // We want to use top-down coordinates Call pdf.SetPageCoords pdf.kpcTopDown // start a new page Call pdf.Append // Just set the trim box to the same value as the media box if no better value is known. Dim r As DynapdfRectMBS=pdf.GetBBox(pdf.kpbMediaBox) call pdf.SetBBox(pdf.kpbTrimBox, r.Left, r.Bottom, r.Right, r.Top) // The font must be embedded (this should always be the case) call pdf.SetFont("Times", pdf.kfsItalic, 20.0, true, pdf.kcpUnicode) // set CMYK cyan color Call pdf.SetColorSpace(pdf.kcsDeviceCMYK) Call pdf.SetFillColor(DynaPDFMBS.CMYK(255, 0, 0, 0)) // let's write some text on the page Call pdf.WriteFText(pdf.ktaCenter, "A very simple PDF/X compliant PDF file...") call pdf.EndPage // The PDF version should be set before the file is closed because // it can be changed when importing a PDF file. Call pdf.SetPDFVersion(pdf.kpvPDFX1a_2001) // or newer one 'Call pdf.SetPDFVersion(pdf.kpvPDFX1a_2003) // add a ICC profile as output intent Dim profilefile As FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Generic CMYK Profile.icc") Call pdf.AddOutputIntent(profilefile) Call pdf.CloseFile // show the PDF f.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 Sign
End Project

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