Print Setup

Sets print options, such as paper size and orientation, which can be stored with this script step.


  • With dialog specifies whether to display the Print Setup dialog box when the script step is performed. If you set With dialog to Off, the output from this script step is sent to the last specified printer and not the printer specified in this script step.
  • Specify page setup allows you to choose page setup options that are stored with the script step (Restore indicates page setup options are stored in the script step).


Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go Partial
FileMaker WebDirect Partial
FileMaker Server Partial
FileMaker Cloud products Partial
FileMaker Data API No
Custom Web Publishing No

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier


  • FileMaker Server, FileMaker Cloud products, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect do not support the With dialog: On option.
  • In FileMaker Server, FileMaker Cloud products, and FileMaker WebDirect, this script step also sets options for PDFs created with the Save Records As PDF script step.

Example 1 

Goes to the Print Invoices layout, sorts the records, changes the print settings, and prints.

Go to Layout ["Print Invoices"]
Sort Records [Restore; With dialog: Off]
Print Setup [Restore; With dialog: Off]
Print [With dialog: On]