Discussions tagged NativePDF

PB-2017 32bit. I have a complex reporting process that creates a Postscript file that is converting to PDF using Distill method. Is there a way to convert this Postscript file to PDF using the NativePDF approach? If Yes, please provide brief descri...
There's an enhancement request somewhere to add the capability for the NativePDF saving of DataWindows to append their output to an existing PDF. In the meantime, I really wanted that ability, so users of our software could put multiple reports into...
Hello everyone,   we used to print pdfs via ghostscript. After Upgrading from pb 2017 we wanted to implement the native pdf and at first glance that worked out pretty easy and simple. But after comparing the printed PDFs from ghostscript and from n...
Hi Folks, Couple of days ago I posted a question regarding Native PDF usage and the response was overwhelming.  https://community.appeon.com/index.php/qna/q-a/native-pdf-using-pb-ini-in-pb-2019 I am trying to implement Native PDF using Native PDF ...
Hi PB Gurus,   Last year we planned to use Native PDF and tested it with PB 2017. In order to use Native PDF we added below code in PB.ini and it worked fine for us. It covered 99% of different layouts and export to pdf was successful. We were a ha...
Hi.   In PB2019R2:   We experience a weird situation when saving a datawindow to PDF using the Native method. The summary band autosizes, even if the checkmark is off and the height is set to 0. We have even extracted the datawindow syntax usin...
Hello, I have a datawindow with column with Arabic characters, when I do dw.SaveAs PDF!, it looks like the arabic characters are changed its order in resulting .pdf file, however when I print the same dw on PDF printer - Arabic characters look the s...
I've got a logo of my local government organization from www.cab.lt and I want to use in a datawindow print form, however when I try to export it using NativePDF image gets all pixelated and I can not find a way keep the quality.  Initial image: ...
More and more customers ask us for the possibility to add an attachment (for example in XML like Zugferd)) to a generated PDF-invoice. It would be good if we could attach files to PDFs directly inside Powerbulder (NativPDF). Greetings   Roy...
I'm using PowerBuilder 2017 R3 I have a problem with PowerBuilder new SaveAs to PDF feature using NativePDF. It is not retaining Unicode/UTF-16 Characters. They being dropped off. I’m using the following:  NativePDF! Method for PDf format on the da...
hello all, New SaveAs PDF is really great new feature. But we have printing functionality other thanjust data windows reports,  such as printing Xcel sheet from PB, we use DocukDesk and default printer programmatically and set filename and path in D...
With PB 2017 new feature of saving datawindow to PDF is causing application to crash when datawindow contains jpgs (photos). But not all for some photos it works fine. And it is not consistent with size of the photo either. The application is a cl...
In PB 2017 R2 Build 1769, I used the below code to generate a PDF - which works great:   lds_holder.Object.DataWindow.Export.PDF.Method = NativePDF! ll_print = lds_holder.SaveAs( ls_attach_path , PDF!, FALSE )   HOWEVER, we currently have the opt...
Hi, NativePDF: Is it possible to save two datawindows in one pdf file? It was easy to do with pdf printer, how to do it with NativePDF ? Thanks....
Hello, PB 2017 R3 Need to print Cheque from Powerbuilder, with customer paper size:  Width = 7.99 inch, Length / Height : 3.70 inch Tried: Created a datawindow, with required fields including a picture field.  Picture field is to display the imag...
I came across a minor bug I thought I'd draw people's attention to.  I was generating a PDF (using the NativePDF) from a web app, and it worked fine running on my local machine, but not on a client machine.  I tried a lot of things to fix it, and it...
Hi Everyone, I am using PB2017 R3 and looking to use Native PDF functionality . Here is what I have done in order to utilize the Native PDF functionality. I added  Datawindow section in pb.ini as below [Data Window]NativePDF_IncludeCustomFont=1Nat...
I am using NativePDF! to create PDFs in my application.  It works on my PC (it is Windows 10).However, it does not work on most of my user's PCs running the application.  It works on some, but not others where it does not create the PDF. An example ...
Hi all, I have a PB 2017 R2 (build 1769) application in which I create a PDF file from a datawindow using SaveAs PDF! (Native PDF).   Here is my code : The result in PB is great and the PDF file is excactly the same as the DW in preview mode. W...
Hello all, I posted a similar question/issue in a previous post, but this is a slightly different situation, but the same unsolved problem. I think I confused people by talking about "PSR to PDF", rather then just saying "Datawindow to PDF" ...
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