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pdfPageCount ( container ; result )

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Daniele Raybaudi, ACI

Returns the pdf's number of pages

Sample Input:
PDFPageCount ( container ; "" )
Sample Output:
6 (if the container contains a pdf with 6 pages )

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Returns the pdf's number of pages.
Needs Filemaker 14.
Result parameter must be empty.
I purposely left $count and $t to facilitate the reading of the function, but should be renamed with something like: $CFpdfPageCount and $CFpdfData

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


How difficult would it be to reverse engineer this to show me how many pages are in an Excel workbook?
I don't see anything in this code that appears to be specifically for .PDF files.

I'm going to install this, and see if I can get it to do the above request, or if anyone knows of a Custom Function that is specifically intended to show/log/display the amount of pages in a Microsoft Office Excel Worksheet (.xlsx) page.

EncryptedFile, Redondo Beach, CA
September 28, 2015 2:38pm

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