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Inserts metafile as vector graphics.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 7.3 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on Windows ❌ No
MBS( "DynaPDF.InsertMetafile"; PDF; Filename; PosX; PosY; Width; Height { ; ViewLeft; ViewTop; ViewRight; ViewBottom } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Filename The native file path to the EMF file. "C:\test.wmf"
PosX X-Coordinate of output rectangle 100
PosY Y-Coordinate of output rectangle. 100
Width Width of output rectangle.
Height Height of output rectangle.
ViewLeft The left coordinate of the view rectangle. Optional
ViewTop The top coordinate of the view rectangle. Optional
ViewRight The right coordinate of the view rectangle. Optional
ViewBottom The bottom coordinate of the view rectangle. Optional


Returns OK or error.


Inserts metafile as vector graphics.
The function converts an Enhanced Meta File (EMF) or Windows Meta File (WMF) to native PDF vector graphics.
EMF+ files do not work.

Requires DynaPDF Lite license.

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.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

See also InsertMetafile function in DynaPDF manual.

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 18th May 2017, last changed 27th July 2018

DynaPDF.InsertImageFile - DynaPDF.InsertMetafileEx

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