New 64bit plugin: 4D PDF Mailer/Printer

node GmbH

node Systemloesungen updates 4D PDF Printer/Mailer 4D plugin

To download go to This update is free for existing v3.x owners

Main features:

  • bundle Plugin
  • 64Bit windows
  • both pdf v3 and v4 driver support
  • smaller pdf files

Version history:

Version 3.1.4: Whats new since 3.1.3 release:

  • updated nodexchange.dll
  • updated nodeoutlook.dll
  • new feature: use individual profile from the printer driver
  •  new feature: create hierarchic bookmarks (see release notes inside the pdf archive)
  • updated v2004/v11/v12 demo databases
  • new Mac Intel plugin stub inside the v11/v12 demo databases, created with Myako’s resource tool
  •  some minor bug fixes

Version 3.1.3: Whats new since 3.1.2 release:

  • * updated nodexchange.dll
    * updated nodeoutlook.dll
    * fixes issues with password protected pdf files
    * 4d v12 demo database
    * updated pdf printer driver v4.0 build 194
    * some minor bug fixes

Version 3.1.2: Whats new since 3.1.1 release:

  • * updated nodexchange.dll
    * attach opened files to an email fixed
    * 4d v11 mac os x universal binary plugin stub thanks to Justin Carr
    * updated pdf printer driver v4.0 build 174

Version 3.1.1: Whats new since 3.1 release:

  • * updated nodexchange.dll
    * printer switch on MS Terminal Server 2008 with shared printers fixed
    * html e-mails with embedded pictures send with ms exchange servers fixed
    * some speed improvements

Version 3.1: Whats new since 3.0 release:

  • * updated 4D demo databases
    * updated nodexchange.dll
    * updated plugin, updated pdf driver
    * new command TobitProXL_Zip zip files from a source array
    * changed command TobitProXL_MsgBody (now accepts a blob variable for the mail body)
    * modified virtual printer handling (now reuses the virtual printer until application quits for better compatibility with 4d 2004.8 and v11.5 SQL)
    * new pdf printer driver v4.0 build 171 (fixes some bugs) Update recommended
    * resolves a acrobat pdf flattening bug if there are a lot of line objects inside the pdf
    * sample how to create a pdf if 4d server runs as service (compile the sample, check publish WEB-Server at startup, start the service and enter inside your browser)
    * some internal optimizations
    4D PDF Plugin with optional Royalty Free pdf printer driver. Just print your documents directly from 4D Windows to get very small colorful pdf files with activated hyperlinks, optional bookmarks and letter form watermarks.

To download go to

System requirements:

  • * 4D Engine/Mono/Server/Client 6.8.6/2003.8/2004.8/v11.x/v12.x
    * Windows 32Bit and 64Bit Systems only (Win2K/WinXP/Win2003/Vista/Win7/Win2008)
    * Sorry no Mac OS or OSX

What will you get:

  • * 4D plugin (win4dx and bundle, win only with Mac stubs)
    * 4D sample database
    * Serial to unlock the plugin
    * PDF X-Change printer driver with silent install, to integrate within your installer (this is a commercial best selling, rock solid pdf printer driver, more informations The distribution of the X-Change printer driver is Royalty Free within your compiled enduser application. (The light version of the plugin does not include the pdf printer license)
    * the PDF X-Change printer driver works only called from the 4D Plugin, otherwise it works in demo mode. (If you buy the light version, the pdf driver always works in demo mode until you have unlocked the driver with a separatly purchased serial from docu-track, then the driver suppresses the demo stamps).

Short feature list:

  • * automatic switching between printer/pdf driver
    * collecting several print jobs and converting it into one pdf file (sets the pdf printer in idle mode to combine several print jobs and external documents into one pdf file, mixed print of 4D Draw, 4D Write, SuperReport, PrintList, 4D Chart, 4D Report … is supported)
    * ability to choose from different letter form pages for watermark background (first and following pages). Background files could be pictures or pdf files.
    * set some pdf options (password, print, copy, change, annotations, title, owner, etc.)
    * print pdf to smtp email with optional full styled html email text including pictures (the print job spooled into a temporarily pdf file and send the pdf to your smtp server without any user interaction, no 4d internet commands necessarily)
    * print to MAPI email (the print job spooled into a pdf file and opens the standard MAPI mail client)
    * print pdf to MS OutLook email with optional full styled html email text including pictures (the print job spooled into a temporarily pdf file and send the pdf into your MS OutLook mail client without any user interaction). (Options are send direct, save in drafts, save in drafts and show the mail in MS outlook Editor)
    * send HTML E-Mail with HTML styled body to your smtp server FREEWARE
    * send HTML E-Mail with HTML styled body with MS OutLook FREEWARE
    * zip files from a source array FREEWARE
    * download a web page to a txt file FREEWARE
    * set bookmarks during your pdf print jobs
    * merge pdf files manually as an option
    * convert external files to pdf
    * delete pages from pdf files
    * modify bookmarks within existing pdfs
    * get and set hierarchic bookmarks
    * get some information about a pdf file (page count, protected, creator, keywords …)
    * optional individual mail coding for e-mail (default is iso-8859-1)
    * optional individual mail port for smtp e-mail sending (default is 25)
    * just print what you want and get fantastic pdf results