Discussions tagged PDF

Hi everyone. We want to generate some reports (not from a datawindow). We can generate the information we need to an html file. Then we want to create a pdf from that html. It works fine, but it adds some information on the header and the footer, as...
Hello, I am migrating a client/server application from PowerBuilder 12.5 to PowerBuilder 2019 R3.  We are using Amyuni PDF Converter version 6.0.4.1 to create a PDF file from a report : IF ab_concatinate THEN SetFileNameOptions (al_handle, NoPromp...
Hi, We have an application generating PDF documents from a RTE control, and need PDF/A as output (for long time archiving). Any suggestions on how to generate PDF/A from RTE in Powerbuilder? From what I can see in the documentation for TxText cont...
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...
Dear Experts, using PowerBuilder 2019 R2 Build 2353, I tried to save the content of a DataWindow in a PDF file. Page 1 is generated fine.But from page 2 on it seems that all columns except the last one from pages 1,..., n-1 are printed on page n...
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...
I've created with PB 2019 R3 Build 2670 a datawindow with external data source that has a column with richtext style. The application additional properties of PDF Export are 'Always use NativePDF! metchod for PDF export' and of RichTextEdit 'Built-in...
I have a .NET Webservice that when called, generates a DataWindow from DataWindow Syntax passed in as a parameter. The service then creates a PDF file from the generated DataWindow using SaveAS. It then takes that PDF and saves it to a row in a datab...
li_ret=dw_rpt.SaveAs(ls_filename, PDF!, false) li_ret=dw_rpt.SaveAs(ls_filename, Text!, false)   PDF! returns -1, Text! returns 1. What's up? Is there some NativePDF not set?...
Hello All, We are running our exes in a terminal server enviroment we have a report (a invoice) that use ArialNarrow Font. when we print it work ok. when we test in our PCs the saveasPDF works ok. In one of our Terminal Servers the save as chang...
I have an application that uses the native PDF method of saving a datawindow report as a PDF.  It has been working fine until about a week ago it started giving a return value of -1.  Nothing has changed code-wise.  I checked to make sure that the us...
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...
Is there a way to change the PDF page size and orientation when using the PrintAsPDF function in the new PB2019 R2 WebBrowser control?...
I have the need to print existing pdf files on the network to a HP printer and control which pages print within my PB app.  Anyone done something like that or any ideas where to look?     Thanks...
Hello All, I have a "helloworld" app that is saving a DW to a PDF file using PDFlib. It is compiled in 32-bit (for a variety of reasons that can't be changed). It works fine on my Windows 10 laptop and VDI, but fails on Citrix running on 2012R2.  T...
I have PB 2019 R2, I am trying to do as instructed https://docs.appeon.com/pb2019r2/pbug/ch20s03.html#Saving_as_PDF_using_xslfo and I get following error: ---------------------------Preview - dw_test---------------------------Save Rows As failed.jav...
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...
Hi all, It occurs to me that ALL Windows 10 PCs have the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer and driver installed. Therefore, if one could nominate the name of the folder/file where the PDF is to be stored this solves all the print to PDF problems. No...
Hi All  - we are changing this one app to use the SaveAs() function for generating PDF's out of an .sbi + .psr combo, replacing the previous print +3rd party drivers approach. This is much desired as the previously used drivers are no longer availabl...
My database has a table with links to PDF documents.  Can I send those PDFs to the printer from within my application? TIA,Tracy...
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