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Sets the destination path for PDF.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
PrintDialog 3.5 Yes No No No No
MBS( "PrintDialog.SetDestinationPath"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Path Native file path for PDF file. $path


Returns error or OK.


Sets the destination path for PDF.
If you want the user to select a path, please use FileDialog functions.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.


Set print to PDF:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "PrintDialog.SetPrintToPDF"; 1 ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "PrintDialog.SetDestinationPath"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.pdf" ) ]

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 25th November 2017

PrintDialog.SetCopies   -   PrintDialog.SetDuplex

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