Discussions tagged PDF

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...
Hello All,We have a PB 2017 that call a webservice that return a pdf file to convert the response to the PDF we use lnv_coderobject = create CoderObjectlbl_pdf = lnv_coderobject.Base64Decode(ls_pdf) is_archivo_pdf = is_carpeta + string(par_persona...
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  ...
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