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Saves and signs the current PDF.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DynaPDF 3.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFile"; PDF; CertFilePath; Password { ; Reason; Location; filename; Preview } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
CertFilePath File path to a PKCS#12 certificate file. "C:\test.pfx"
Password Password to decrypt the cert's private key. $password
Reason Optional reason string. $reason Optional
Location Optional signers location string $location Optional
filename Optionally the file name to be associated with the container value.
The file name should include pdf file extension.
"hello.pdf" Optional
Preview Optional, whether to include a preview JPEG.
Default is 1 for including one. Pass zero to disable preview.
1 Optional


Returns container value with PDF file.


Saves and signs the current PDF.
On success you either get back the PDF as container value (in memory PDF) or it returns OK after writing PDF to file (file based PDF).
The plugin also renders a JPEG for preview and includes it within the container value (with DynaPDF Pro).

On Windows you can use WinCrypt with DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFileWinCrypt function and optionally use dialog to pick the certificate with DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFileWinCryptDialog from the certificate store.


Save PDF:

Set Field [ MyTable::ContainerField; MBS( "DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFile"; $PDF; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.pfx"; $password; "Test"; ""; "report.pdf" ) ]

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Release notes

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 31st January 2020

DynaPDF.Save   -   DynaPDF.SaveAndSignFileWinCrypt

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