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Sets paper name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
PrintDialog 5.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No


This function was deprecated. Use PageSetupDialog.SetPaperName instead.

MBS( "PrintDialog.SetPaperName"; name )   More


Parameter Description Example
name The paper name. "A4"


Returns OK or error.


Sets paper name.
Pass empty text in order to reset the value and to not change the paper in the dialog.

Deprecated in favor of PageSetupDialog.SetPaperName since FileMaker seems to ignore paper changes in the print dialog.


Set paper to A4:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "PrintDialog.SetPaperName"; "A4" ) ]

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Created 27th December 2014, last changed 27th June 2021

PrintDialog.SetPaperHeight - PrintDialog.SetPaperWidth

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