libHaru is a free, cross platform, open source library for generating PDF files, and LuaHPDF is a module that lets you programmatically create PDF files via Lua using this library.
Using with AutoPlay Media Studio 8
libhpdf.dll files to your project, placing it into the Scripts folder. It then can be used on any page or dialog when needed.
Using with Setup Factory 9
libhpdf.dll files to the Primer Files of your project, so it will be decompressed into the runtime folder when the setup is executed. Then, where needed, load it.
Sample code for loading and using the module
require "hpdf" require "common" local pdf = hpdf.New() if pdf then local page = hpdf.AddPage(pdf) local height = hpdf.Page_GetHeight(page) local width = hpdf.Page_GetWidth(page) local font = hpdf.GetFont(pdf, "Times-Roman") hpdf.Page_SetFontAndSize(page, font, 24) hpdf.Page_BeginText(page) hpdf.Page_TextOut(page, 60, height - 60, "Hello from Haru version " .. hpdf.VERSION_TEXT); hpdf.Page_EndText(page) local res = hpdf.SaveToFile(pdf, _TempFolder.."\\Hello.pdf"); hpdf.Free(pdf) if (res == 0) then File.Open(_TempFolder.."\\Hello.pdf", _TempFolder, SW_SHOWNORMAL); else Dialog.Message("Error", "Could not save PDF document.", MB_OK, MB_ICONSTOP); end else Dialog.Message("Error", "Error creating PDF object.", MB_OK, MB_ICONSTOP); end
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