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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Automating tasks with scripts.

Click Options to set the PDF options:. Pastes a text value into a field in the current record. Import Records script step. Saving and sending records as a PDF file. In the Security tab, assign passwords to the PDF file, as well as print and edit privileges.

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In the Document tab, enter descriptive information about the file, the version of Acrobat for viewing the file, and page numbering. If print and edit privileges are allowed, you can specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted. If you select Create email with file as attachmentan email is created with the PDF file attached, and you then specify the recipient.

FileMaker Pro 12 Help. If you do not select this option, Insert Text inserts the specified value at the end of the field’s data. Choose the folder you want to save to, or type the file path directly into the list. Was this topic helpful? If no field is active at the time the command executes, it has no effect. If print and edit privileges are allowed, specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted.


See Paths in server-side scripts. If you select Automatically open filethe file opens after it is created. Specify displays the Specify dialog box where you can enter the exact value you want to paste.

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Inserts either “Paid” or “Unpaid” depending on the value of the Payment Date field. If no field is selected, the Insert Text command will place the specified text after the insertion point. For each of qppend options in the document tab, you can enter text directly, or click Specify to enter a field name or values from a calculation.

Select entire contents replaces the contents of a field. Click Options to set the PDF options: For more information, see Editing other privileges. Export Records script step.

If [ IsEmpty Invoices:: To save PDF files, your access privileges must allow printing. You can choose to Automatically open file or you can choose to Create email with file as attachment after saving.

FileMaker Server scheduled script. 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. On option is not supported. Goes to the Products layout, shows all records, sorts the records, and saves the records as a PDF without prompting the user. You can assign a password to the PDF file if it contains sensitive information.

Select Go to target field or click Specify to specify the field to receive the pasted information. Script steps reference alphabetical list. If you select Blank record from the Save list, the Appearance list is enabled. Where the script step runs.


Script steps reference category list. Was this topic helpful? This script step pastes text that is specified in the script, instead of text provided by the user. The Appearance list allows you to specify formatting options for fields.

To insert other types of data into other types of fields, use either the Insert Calculated Result script step or the Set Field fiilemaker step. Inserts “Draft” into the Status field or displays a dialog if Status is not on the current layout. 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.

See Creating file paths. Script steps reference alphabetical list.

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For more information, see Switching between layouts. If the specified field does not exist on the layout where the script is being performed, Insert Text returns an fileaker code which can be captured with the Get LastError function. Was this topic helpful? FileMaker Pro 13 Help. Script steps reference category list. Status; “Paid”] End If.