"flattening" ouput pdf
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 20:48:22 CEST 2014
I ran up a little stack (as one does) containing a field "fff"
and a button "Print to PDF" containing the following script:
ask file "Save as:" with "Print.pdf"
put it into tFileName
if tFileName is empty then exit to top
set the printerOutput to "file:" & tFileName
revShowPrintDialog false, false
revPrintField the long name of fld "fff"
which produced a PDF document that, on Linux at least, was "a bit odd"
in the way you want):
Adobe Reader 9 had this to say:
"Adobe Reader could not open 'Print.pdf' because it is either not a
supported file type or because the file has been damaged . . ."
Ubuntu Studio's built in PDF reader opened the document with not problem
but the text was completely unselectable.
HOWEVER: on setting up a second button "LC Print to PDF" with this:
open printing to pdf "Print2.pdf"
print card ID 1002
I got an image of the card containing selectable and copiable text.
Not much use as it did not allow me to make a PDF of the field alone.
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