Discussions tagged PDF

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...
I am using PowerBuilder 2017.   I need to create a PDF file in my application.  I am able to save a file as a PDF when I do it on my own PC.  But the PDF does not get created on other systems where I installed the compiled application. So my questi...
I'm converting apps to PB 2017.  When trying to SaveAs PDF, it works in PB 11.5 but not in PB 2017 app (these apps are deployed to RDS and ran as remote app).  Are there any PB runtime DLLs that are required for this that I might be missing?  Do ...
I'm having an issue creating PDF files from a deployed application.  I'm using NativePDF! as the file type and have included PBPDF170.dll with the runtime objects visible to the application.  However, the SaveAs operation doesn't build th...
I know that there was a problem with GhostScript versions after 8.71 not having required fonts. I am pretty sure I heard that the issue was fixed. Can anyone verify that? Is there any reason we cannot use only the latest version - 9.23? We are cur...
Hello, this setting works in my pb.ini for the PowerBuilder IDE. For a deployed application it does not have any effect. The pb.ini is located in the application's directory, next to the exe and pbd files. Does anyone have experience wit...
We would like to create a PDF from a DataWindow that contains a hyperlink Is this possible? ...
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" ...
From a discussion thread dated approx. 8 months ago, I see where Native PDF generation can be utilized at execution time by adding NativePDF_Valid=1 (zero is the default) to the [Data Window] section of the pb.ini file. There is also a way to include...
I have a bunch of PDFs that are saved in our database using the OLE Database Blob control in a DataWindow.  Is there a way to save these PDFs as a standalone PDF file using code?  Right now, if I use the code below, I am unable to open the "Test.pdf"...
Hello, I am doing some research and trying to find a tool that will extract text from a PDF and dump into Power BI...thank you ...
Hi, We are currently using Amyuni with the lock/unlock calls to enforce single thread pdf generation. After watching Chris's elevate session I am assuming native PDF generation is not safe for Citrix and terminal server installs. Is this...
I have looking for ways to speed up PDF generation. I wanted to let everyone know my findings. My test was done in PB 2017 Build 1666. The DataWindow is a basic grid with enough rows to fill two and a half pages. I ran the test ten times for each ...
Hi all   My applications as my data windows are in Hebrew which is Right To Left . after installing the latest path for 2017 ( build 1681 ) the saveas function for pdf starts to converse the words in the pdf file . Doe's any one else ...
When saving a dw as pdf (NativePDF method) and datawindow has fields in Hebrew, All the fields and text titles in Hebrew created in pdf are reversed. Any suggestions ? TIA Yosi ...
I have a process (PB 12.5.2) which generates a PDF of tax forms and saves them to the database for viewing later. The process is slow so I am looking for a method for generating the PDF entirely in-memory. I would then use UPDATEBLOB to save it in...
Hi All, I'm working with the trial version of PowerBuilder 2017...currently using v 11.5.1. We currently use Ghostscript to SaveAS PDF.  Ghostscript also has functionality of being able to programically combine multiple PDFs into 1 PDF whic...
Hi all   After migrating an app to 2017 , what do i need to do within the code in order to save to pdf without any PDf printer installed or GS installed ?   Thanks   Moshe ...
When DWO is in preview mode, it looks fine on the screen. It prints fine too.  When savedas PDF! using the nativePDF! apporach, the resultant PDF introduces extra blank pages. dw_Main.Modify("Datawindow.Export.PDF.Method=NativePDF!") dw_Main.Modi...
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