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Loads a PDF document from data in container.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Preview 13.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Preview.LoadContainer"; PreviewRef; ContainerValue )   More


Parameter Description Example
PreviewRef The reference ID for this preview control. $ref
ContainerValue The container value (variable or field) to read the PDF from. MyTable::MyPDFContainer


Returns OK or error.


Loads a PDF document from data in container.
Depending on what the preview handler can do, we either pass PDF directly in memory or use a temporary file, which later gets deleted when closing.


Load preview:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Preview.LoadContainer"; $$preview; PDF Viewer::PDF Container ) ]
If [ MBS("IsError") ]
    Show Custom Dialog [ "Failed to load container" ; $r ]
End If

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Created 12nd June 2023, last changed 29th June 2023

Preview.List - Preview.LoadFile