Discussions tagged PDF

We've just had a security review and one thing that has been highlighted as important is that the PDFs generated by Powerbuilder PDFLib contain metadata.. which in of itself is okay, but one of the elements is the name of the windows user who created...
Hi, I have a mobile app using Powerserver 2017 R3 which has a page that loads PDFs using the Appeon WebView workaround (help file). This works fine for simple and public URLs. However when using Azure and having to pass an access signature it fails...
We have been testing the NativePDF method (using PDFlib) in PB 2019. It does a nice job of rendering datawindow visual content, but performance is relatively slow as well as CPU-intensive.  Are either of the other rendering methods (Distill using Gh...
Hi All We are in the process of migrating our application from PowerBuilder 11.5 to PowerBuilder 2017 64 bit. We have an OLE ActiveX Control on a window using "Adobe Acrobat DC Browser Control Implementation" Ole Object. Inprocserver32= …\Adobe\Acro...
hi guys what the current state of the Native PDF...we are currently using Amyuni which is pretty good functionality wise but support wise is a bit of a headache(dll becoming unreg, etc). How is everyone finding a Native PDF...we love migrate the Nat...
  Hello. We were checking IWA and we realized that function Appeon saveas Native PDF, doesn't work in IWA. It exports a blank document. We saw that in a Web browser it works. Then we found in the powerserver help that it is unsupported. As it: Na...
Hi All,Generate PDF with PDFLib is a very cool new feature ! Thanks a lot for that.By checking the properties with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC of a pdf file generated with PB2017R3 by the NativePDF method, I saw that there is some fields named "Title", "...
Hello All i have a OLE object to dysplay and print a PDF on a windows in a regular Windows 10 machine but running under a terminal server it display the PDF but the printall() function of the OLE object just does not do anything. if i open the pri...
Hi All I am trying to save a pdf file in database and then fetching pdf data from database to create pdf file from it. BUT the created pdf file is not being opened showing message that it damaged or corrupt. Here are the implementation details Powe...
Hello, is it possible to generate a fillable PDF form (DW save as PDF, PowerBuilder 2017 R2)? The customer wants to fill out fields in a PDF form and save it. Thanks for answering  ...
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...
Hi Guru I need to view a PDF in a Datawindow and change the filename proprerty. tips ?...
What version of PDFlib is used in R3? Version 9.2?   Thank you....
hello guruDo you find that the PDFs generated with the Export.PDF.Method=0 (Distill) method are smaller than those generated with the Export.PDF.Method = 2 (NativePDF!) andExport.PDF.NativePDF.ImageFormat = 1 (JPG) method ?Is Distill better than Nati...
Hello All. i need to show in a PB application a PDF File and then print (every print will insert a line in a column)  i need to avoid this toolbar to appears i try the following ole_pdf.Object.loadfile(is_archivo_pdf)ole_pdf.object.setShowToolb...
Hello All i have a WS this wshttp://efxpywsdev.informconf.com.py/Services/PDFServicePriv.svc?wsdl the method ReportePersona the output is PDFresponse  PDFresponse is a byte array so the body returns like this:PDFresponse3EPzWt751v/3283vggQdyH4985...
I have a problem saving datawindows to PDF but only for the clients.  I am able to save as a PDF in the developer workstation.  When I compile and distribute the code the clients go through the motions but the file is never saved.  I have created the...
Hello Elevate 2018 attendees, Could anyone tell us whether any planned update regarding native PDF creation ?   I feel even the basic requirement of custom paper size is not taken care of in current release R3.  Hope there will be a requirement for ...
I am using PowerBuilder 2017.  The database is MS SQL Server 2016.  My application has a function that creates a PDF with the following code: ls_folderfile = "\\APPSERVER\PDF\picklist870024818111309365604.pdf"    adw_rpt.Object.DataWindow.Export.PD...
Hello, I'm using PB2017 R3 Build 1868. We have a Report DW in Graph format, the datawindow is set to saveas NavtivePDF!. When I run the report directly on PB2017, the DW graph displays correctly as expected, see attached pdf1. When I save the DW i...
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