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PDF Name

The PDF Name custom settings enables you to specify a naming pattern that is used to determine the name for generated PDF files. The file name pattern can contain placeholders.

Each PDF Name setting specifies the following information:

Field Description Example Value
Name The unique name for the custom setting record.
Name Pattern Specifies the name pattern for PDF files. Invoice-[InvoiceNo].pdf

To create a new PDF Name setting:

  1. In Setup, open Custom Settings.
    In Salesforce Lightning, navigate to Custom Code > Custom Settings.
    In Salesforce Classic, navigate to Develop > Custom Settings.
  2. Click Manage in the row of PDF Name.
  3. Click New.
  4. Specify the information as necessary.
    The mandatory information include the record name and the actual file name pattern.
  5. Click Save.
    ▶ This creates the new PDF Name setting.