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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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. In the Document tab, enter descriptive information about the file, the version of Acrobat for viewing the file, and page numbering.

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Goes to the Products layout, shows appfnd records, sorts the records, and saves the records as a PDF without prompting the user. Was this topic helpful? For more information, see Editing other privileges. If you select Blank record from the Save list, the Appearance list is enabled. If you assign a password, the file is encrypted and cannot be opened without the password.


In the Save Records 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. Choose the folder you want to save to, or type the file path directly into the list. Display the layout that you want to use as a basis for the PDF file.

Import Records script step. Script steps reference category list. If no field is active at the time the command filemakef, it has no effect. Script steps reference alphabetical list.

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Click Options to set the PDF options:. If print and edit privileges are allowed, specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted.

This script step pastes text that is specified in the script, instead of text provided by the user. Specify one path per line. FileMaker Pro 12 Help.

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. FileMaker Pro 13 Help. Script steps reference category list. The Appearance list allows you to specify formatting options for fields. Also, if the selected field is not present on the current Layout, the Insert Text command has no effect.


Click Options to set the PDF options: Select entire contents replaces the contents of a field. 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. Inserts either “Paid” or “Unpaid” depending on the value of the Payment Date field.

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To save PDF files, your access privileges must allow printing. Script steps reference alphabetical list. Export Records script step. If [ IsEmpty Invoices:: You can assign a password to the PDF file prro it contains sensitive information. Automating tasks with scripts. See Creating file paths.

If you select Automatically open filethe file opens after it is created. Where the script step runs. For more information, see Switching between layouts. 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.

Specify displays the Specify dialog box where you can enter the exact value you want to paste. See Paths in server-side scripts.