PDF Manipulator Plug-in for FileMaker and Adobe Acrobat DC

PDF Manipulator DC Plug-in for FileMaker

Connect your FileMaker Pro solution with Adobe Acrobat DC and give your solution the power to extract data from PDFs to create a searchable document management system and process forms faster by eliminating the need to hand key the information into your database.

PDF Manipulator DC Edition

Win Version 1.0.1.0
Mac Version 1.0.2.3

Platform
Windows | Mac

Pricing Options
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Efficiently exchange data between your FileMaker solution and Adobe PDFs. With this plug-in, users are able to push or pull data between FileMaker and a PDF with pre-defined form fields.  Pre-populate your PDFs with data from FileMaker and then later pull that data back into FileMaker from a completed PDF form.

Create streamlined and effective PDF integrations not possible with FileMaker alone.

Key Features

Easily pull text and metadata from a PDF into FileMaker

Automate processing of forms by inserting or extracting data between PDF form fields and FileMaker

Combine multiple PDF documents into a single PDF from within FileMaker

Insert pages anywhere to edit or append an existing PDF

Delete or omit single or multiple pages from a PDF doc

Access, open and save PDFs to file folders from inside FileMaker

Download our Plug-in Demo

Try our fully functional demo file for up to 30 days. Please note the demo will expire 2 hours from opening your FileMaker application. To reset the demo, close and reopen your FileMaker application.

Need help getting started?

Visit our Help Center for a full list of FAQs and product documentation, submit a question on our PCI FM Forums page, or view videos on our YouTube channel

System Requirements

Application:

FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit)
FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 for Mac (64-bit)
Adobe® Acrobat DC Standard or Professional

Platform:

Windows® 8/10
Mac OS 10.12 - 10.14

The plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 15-17 for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 8/10, and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and may work with earlier versions.

The plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 15 - 17 for Mac 64-bit and Macintosh 10.12 - 10.14, Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and may work with earlier versions.

Version History

  • Version: 1.0.2.3 | Release Date: 09/20/2018 | Platform: Mac
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.12 - 10.14
    • Updated Developer’s Guide
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes
  • Version: 1.0.2.2 | Release Date: 05/15/2018 | PlatformWin
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Version: 1.0.2.2 | Release Date: 05/15/2018 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker Pro 15 - 17 (64-bit)
  • Version: 1.0.2.2 | Release Date: 03/21/2018 | PlatformMac
    • Adjusted Mac registration product code to be identical to the Windows version
  • Version: 1.0.2.1 | Release Date: 09/25/2017 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.11- 10.13
    • Updated demo file
       
  • Version: 1.0.2.0 | Release Date: 05/09/2017 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 14 (32-bit) FileMaker Pro 15-16 for Mac (64-bit)
    • Added FileMaker 16 script step functionality
    • Updated Developer's Guide
       
  • Version: 1.0.1.0 | Release Date: 05/09/2017 | PlatformWin
    • This plug-in is confirmed  compatible with FileMaker 14 - 16 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Added FileMaker 16 script step functionality
    • Updated Developer's Guide
    • Updated error handling in PCPF_DeletePDF to properly set GetLastError string when an error deleting the document is encountered
    • Resolved an issue that was returning an unknown "success" error when attempting to save a document over an existing open document
       
  • Version: 1.0.1.1 | Release Date: 04/11/2017 | PlatformMac
    • Resolved issue with PCPF_DeletePDF not accepting file path parameters properly
    • Updated acroplugin to properly handle the page number provided, ensuring that the right page's text is returned to PDF Manipulator
    • Updated the internal document handlers to resolve several potential conditions in which a "Cos Document Table is Full" error is returned from Adobe Acrobat
    • Updated internal document handlers to prevent source documents from mistakenly preserving added or removed documents when modifying document pages
       
  • Version: 1.0.1.0 | Release Date: 10/13/2016 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is verified compatible with Mac OS 10.10 -10.12
    • Updated uninstallation process to adhere to Apple security in MacOS Sierra
       
  • Version: 1.0.0.0 | Release Date: 06/16/2016 | PlatformWin
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 14-15 for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with Windows 8 - 10
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 
    • Created MSI installer packages for Windows 
    • Updated Windows plug-in to work with Visual Studio 2013
    • Updated demo file user interface
    • New Developer's Guide
       
  • Version: 1.0.0.0 | Release Date: 06/16/2016 | PlatformMac
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with FileMaker 14 for Mac 32-bit and 64-bit and FileMaker 15 for Mac 64-bit
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 - 10.11 
    • This plug-in is confirmed compatible with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 
    • Added functionality "PCPF_FileBrowse" and "PCPF_FolderBrowse" to the Mac plug-in. The Mac plug-in is now able to browse for PDF files or folders, to allow more precise document path management. These functions return POSIX-style paths from the file system
    • Added functionality "PCPF_DeletePages" to Mac plug-in. The Mac version is now able to delete a page or set of pages from the currently-opened PDF document 
    • Added and refined "InsertPages" function to Mac plug-in. PCPF_InsertPages will insert a page or set of pages from one PDF document into the currently-opened PDF document, at a given location, with an option to include bookmarks 
    • Added a notification in Mac environments to ensure that the PDF Manipulator DC acroplugin is installed prior to using the demo file
    • Created DMG installer packages for Mac 
    • Resolved version mismatch for the Mac acroplugin support plug-in. Plug-in and acroplugin are both set to version 1.0.0.0
    • Updated scripting to talk to Adobe's acroplugin
    • Updated demo file user interface
    • New Developer's Guide

Looking for the original PDF Manipulator plug-in?

Download the Window version

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Additional Information

Please Note:

This fully functional demo file is usable for 30 days. However, the demo will expire 2 hours from opening your FileMaker application. To reset please close and reopen your FileMaker application.

Integration Details:

Successful integration of FileMaker plug-ins requires the creation of integration scripts within your FileMaker solution. Intermediate to advanced experience with FileMaker Pro, especially in the areas of scripting and calculations is necessary to integrate this plug-in. After review of our overview videos, sample scripts and documentation you find you need assistance please contact us or fill out a Request For Quote.

Subscription Details:

That this is a SaaS product and customer credit cards will automatically be charged annually unless your subscription is canceled.