Save Records as PDF [Restore; Append; With dialog: On/Off; “FileMaker Pro executes a script that does not specify an absolute path, and the. FileMaker Pro. Yes. FileMaker Server scheduled script. Yes. FileMaker Go. Yes. Custom Web Publishing. Yes. FileMaker WebDirect. Yes. Runtime solution. Yes. To append records to an existing FileMaker Pro PDF file, you must create a script that uses the Save Records as PDF script step and select the option Append to.

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Insert Text [Select; Invoices:: If print and edit privileges are allowed, you can specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted. To save Pto files, your access privileges must allow printing. Choose the folder you want to save to, or type the file path directly into the cilemaker. Script steps reference alphabetical list.

Also, if the selected field is not present on the current Layout, the Insert Text command has no effect. In the Document tab, enter filemkaer information about the file, the version of Acrobat for viewing the file, and page numbering.

In the Security tab, assign passwords to the PDF file, as well as print and edit privileges. If you select Automatically open filethe file opens after it is created.

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Export Records script step. If the specified field does not exist on the layout where the script is being performed, Insert Text returns an error code which can be captured with the Get LastError function.


If no field is active at the time the command executes, it has no effect. The Gilemaker list allows you to specify formatting options for fields. You can assign a password to the PDF file if it contains sensitive information.

If sppend field is selected, the Insert Text command will place the specified text after the insertion point. You can save the current record, all the records in the current found setor a blank record that can be used as a paper form.

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When you append records, the PDF Options dialog box settings in the Document and Initial View tabs are ignored, but the settings in the Security tab are maintained. Script steps reference category list. Goes to the Products layout, shows all records, sorts the records, and saves the records as a PDF without prompting the user.

FileMaker Server scheduled script. FileMaker Pro 13 Help. FileMaker Pro 12 Help. Script steps reference category list. For more information, see Editing other privileges. See Paths in server-side scripts. For more information, see PDF Options dialog box. In the Save Fi,emaker As PDF dialog box, enter a name for the file, specify where to store the file, what to save, whether to automatically open the file, and whether to create an email with the PDF file as an attachment.

For more information, see Switching between layouts. Pastes a text value into a field in the current record.

Was this topic helpful? Inserts “Draft” into the Status field or displays a dialog if Status is not on the current layout. Status; “Paid”] End If. Automating tasks with scripts.

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You can choose to Automatically open file or you can choose to Create email with file as attachment after saving. If print and edit privileges are allowed, specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted.


Specify one path per line. If you select Blank record from the Save list, the Appearance list is enabled. For each of the options in the document tab, you can enter text directly, or click Specify to enter a field name or values from a calculation. On option is not supported.

If you select Blank recordthe Appearance option is enabled to define how the fields are formatted in the PDF file. This script step is intended to paste text into text field types.

Select Go to target field or click Specify to specify the field to receive the pasted information. To insert other types of data into other types of fields, use either the Insert Calculated Result script step or the Set Field script step. Was this topic helpful? See Creating file paths. This script step pastes text that is specified in the script, instead of text provided by the user.

Script steps reference alphabetical list. Inserts either “Paid” or “Unpaid” depending on the value of the Payment Date field. Select entire contents replaces the contents of a field. Click Options to set the PDF options: Where the script step runs.

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