Save Records as PDF [Restore; Append; With dialog: On/Off; “FileMaker Pro executes a script that does not specify an absolute path, and the. FileMaker Pro. Yes. FileMaker Server scheduled script. Yes. FileMaker Go. Yes. Custom Web Publishing. Yes. FileMaker WebDirect. Yes. Runtime solution. Yes. To append records to an existing FileMaker Pro PDF file, you must create a script that uses the Save Records as PDF script step and select the option Append to.

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Was this topic helpful? If print and edit privileges are allowed, you can specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted. You can save the current record, all the records in the current found setor a blank record that can be used as a paper form.

Display the layout that you want to use as a basis for the PDF file. In the Document fliemaker, enter descriptive information about the file, the version of Acrobat for viewing the file, and page numbering.

Export Records script step.

Saving and sending records as a PDF file

Import Records script step. Specify displays the Specify dialog box where you can enter the exact value you want to paste. Was this topic helpful? If you do not select this option, Insert Text inserts the specified value at the end of the field’s data. For more information, see Editing other privileges. Script steps reference category list.

For more information, see Switching between layouts. Inserts either “Paid” or “Unpaid” depending on the value of the Payment Date field. Click Options to set the PDF filemaekr If [ IsEmpty Invoices:: Was this topic helpful?


This script step is intended to paste text into text field types.

To save PDF files, your access privileges must allow printing. See Paths in server-side scripts. For more information, see PDF Options dialog box. The Appearance list allows you to specify formatting options for fields.

If no field is active at the time the command executes, it has no effect. If you select Blank recordthe Appearance option is enabled to define apppend the fields are formatted in the PDF file.

append to a field instead of overwriting it

Specify one path per line. See Creating file paths. If print and edit privileges are allowed, specify if copying and screen reading software are permitted. Status; “Paid”] End If. On option is not supported. Click Options to set the PDF options:. Also, if the selected folemaker is not present on the current Layout, the Insert Text command has no effect. FileMaker Pro 12 Help.

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When you aappend records, the PDF Options dialog box settings in the Document and Initial View tabs are ignored, but the settings in the Security tab are maintained. Select entire contents replaces the contents of a field. Goes to the Products layout, shows all records, sorts the records, and saves the records as a PDF without prompting the user.

Automating tasks with scripts.

If you select Blank record from the Save list, the Appearance list is enabled. Where the script step runs.

In the Save Records As PDF dialog box, enter a name for the file, specify where to store the file, what to save, whether to automatically open the file, and whether to create an email with the PDF file as an attachment.


In the Security tab, filwmaker passwords to the PDF file, as well as print and edit privileges. Choose the folder you want to save to, or type the file path directly into the list.

You can assign a password to the PDF filemaket if it contains sensitive information. For each of the options in the document tab, you can enter text directly, or click Specify to enter a field name or values from a calculation. FileMaker Server scheduled script. If the specified field does not exist on the layout where the script is being performed, Insert Text returns an error code which can be captured with the Get LastError function. Insert Text [Select; Invoices:: Select Go to target field or click Specify to specify the field to receive the pasted information.

If you assign a password, the file is encrypted and cannot be opened without the password. You can choose to Automatically open file or you can choose to Create email with file as attachment after saving. Script steps reference alphabetical list.

Script steps reference alphabetical list. Script steps reference category list. To insert other types of data into other types of fields, use either the Insert Calculated Result script step or the Set Field script step.

Pastes a text value into a field in the current record.