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Renders the web view to a PDF.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 3.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "WebView.RenderPDF"; WebViewerRef { ; Filename; DontRenderPreview } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
Filename The filename to use for the picture. Default is "image" with the extension matching the image type. "test.jpg" Optional
DontRenderPreview Pass 1 to not create a JPEG with preview of first page as part of the container. 0 Optional


Returns a container with a PDF of the webpage (and a JPEG preview). You can store it in a media field.


Renders the web view to a PDF.

For OS X please use WebView.SetPreferences to set whether to include background images.
If you need a multi page PDF file, please use WebView.PrintToFile function.

Implemented for WebKit 2 in MBS Plugin 10.5 for macOS with Safari 14.


Render PDF:

Set Field [ Own WebView::Container ; MBS( "WebView.RenderPDF"; $$web; "webview.pdf") ]

See also

Release notes

  • Version 10.5

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 10th November 2020

WebView.RenderImage - WebView.ResetPageZoom