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Returns field's value as PDF value.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SQL 4.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "SQL.GetFieldAsPDF"; Command; Field { ; DontRenderPreview } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Command The command reference number gained with SQL.NewCommand. $Command
Field The name or one based index of the field. $Field
DontRenderPreview Pass 1 to not create a JPEG with preview of first page as part of the container. 0 Optional


Returns container value or error message.


Returns field's value as PDF value.
Field must be a BLOB field. The plugin does not verify if the BLOB contains a valid PDF document.
See also SQL.GetFieldAsJPEG and SQL.GetFieldAsPNG.

For PDF content: If you have a DynaPDF Pro license and DynaPDF functions initialized, this function can add previews for the PDF file on Windows and Linux. For MacOS, we make them with PDFKit.


Read field value of field "PDFData" into variable:

$firstname = MBS("SQL.GetFieldAsPDF"; $command; "PDFData")

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 17th August 2018

SQL.GetFieldAsNumber - SQL.GetFieldAsPNG