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/DynaPDF/Letter/Letter with writeftext

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/Letter/Letter with writeftext

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

Project "Letter with writeftext.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 dim outFile as folderitem=SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Letter.pdf") pdf.SetLicenseKey "Pro" // For this example you can use a Pro or Enterprise License call pdf.CreateNewPDF(outFile) dim file as FolderItem = FindFile("letter-template.pdf") // open import file call pdf.openimportFile(file, pdf.kptopen, "") // get first page as template pdf.Template=pdf.importpage(1) call pdf.append // place template on this page 'call pdf.placeTemplate(pdf.Template, 0, 0, pdf.getpagewidth,pdf.getpageheight) // scale to fit // placeTemplateEx fits better often call pdf.placeTemplateEx(pdf.Template, 0, 0, 0, 0) // fit to page Call pdf.setfont "Times",pdf.kfsNone, 14, True, pdf.kcpUnicode // start horizontal 130 from left // start veritical 600 from bottom // width is page width minus 130 pixels left and 50 right // height is page height minus 100 on bottom and 250 on top call pdf.settextrect 130,600,pdf.getpageWidth-130-50,pdf.getpageHeight-100-250 call pdf.writeftext(pdf.ktajustify, window1.editfield1.text) call pdf.EndPage 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
EventHandler Function PageBreak(LastPosX as double, LastPosY as double, PageBreak as boolean) As integer call endpage call append call SetPageCoords(kpcTopDown) // we use top down coordinates call placeTemplate(Template, 0, 0, getpagewidth,getpageheight) // scale to fit return 0 End EventHandler
Property IgnoreWarnings As Boolean
Property template As integer
End Class
Class Window1 Inherits Window
Control EditField1 Inherits TextArea
ControlInstance EditField1 Inherits TextArea
End Control
End Class
End Project

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