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Sets paper name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
PrintDialog 9.2 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "PageSetupDialog.SetPaperName"; name )   More


Parameter Description Example
name The paper name.
A4: iso-a4
A3: iso-a3
Letter: na-letter
Legal: na-legal
Ledger: ledger
B4: jis-b4


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.
You need to run paper setup dialog to let the plugin change values.

We found paper sizes for our printer in PPD files in /private/etc/cups/ppd folder. e.g. "Env10" for Envelope #10.


Set paper to be A5:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("PageSetupDialog.SetPaperName"; "A5") ]

Set paper to be US Letter:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("PageSetupDialog.SetPaperName"; "na-letter") ]

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Created 20th April 2019, last changed 7th August 2022

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