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by benpal
Wed Aug 12, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Shell Extension 2.0.42.2
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Shell Extension 2.0.42.2

For weeks now I have tried to update to shell extension 2.0.42.2. The installation process finishes apparently without problems, but when checking for available updates, the same release wants to update again.

PDF Viewer Pro. Windows XP SP3.
by benpal
Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Review Update
Replies: 67
Views: 15885

Re: PDF-XChange Review Update

Yes, very much appreciated!
by benpal
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: A Suggestion to Improve the Search Pane
Replies: 7
Views: 963

Re: A Suggestion to Improve the Search Pane

You obviously use the Search function to search within one single document, and an exceptionally large one at that. I don't consider 2 or 3 minutes of search time excessive in this case. Why don't you use the Find function in the first place? I'm using the Search function mainly to search through mu...
by benpal
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Garbled output with FinePrint
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Garbled output with FinePrint

I'm using the Fineprint driver http://www.fineprint.com/products/fineprint/index.html to collate and reformat certain documents. When printing the finished document (e.g. Excel 2007 work sheet) from FinePrint to PDF X-Change (latest version as of today), the output is completely unreadable and it is...
by benpal
Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange PDF Shell Extensions 2.0.40.7 does not update
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: PDF-XChange PDF Shell Extensions 2.0.40.7 does not update

It seems we are talking about two problems. I’m having both. First the updates for PDF shell extensions 2.0.40.7 are not updating properly they appear to install but it does not remove them the update list. I have this same problem, it insists on updating the same shell extensions everytime I check...
by benpal
Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Review Update
Replies: 67
Views: 15885

Re: PDF-XChange Review Update

Great updates to the product ... and thanks for the hint - with live example.
by benpal
Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Review Update
Replies: 67
Views: 15885

Re: PDF-XChange Review Update

Thanks, very informative and helpful to get to know new (and old, but forgotten) features.
by benpal
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: how to do: page display facing start left side
Replies: 23
Views: 3200

Re: how to do: page display facing start left side

we are in the digital age and book settings don't have meaning Digital age doesn't mean that there isn't a real word. And you use the book analogy yourself: "Facing pages" refers to a book, there are no facing pages on a screen. Why is it so important to have 2 pages on the first screen when you di...
by benpal
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Review Update
Replies: 67
Views: 15885

Two excellent features!

Thanks for the hint.
by benpal
Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Version 2.035 released - read before installing !!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3415

Great product! Looking forward to the other enhancements as they become available.
by benpal
Sun Feb 24, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: Upgrade
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

Thnaks. Been there, done that, several times. I have also found my 2 serials (PDF XChange and PDF XChange Pro), so I know I am registered. But where exactly can I download V4 other than via the normal download (which gives me the trial version) or where can I get the new serial no.? When follwowing ...
by benpal
Sun Feb 24, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: Upgrade
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

I received an email which indicates my V3 serial number, but I don't know how to get a serial number for V4.
I am a registered user, I purchased PDF XChange V3 in June 2007, so I should get a free upgrade.

Unfortunately, the upgrade procedures are less than clear.

I'd appreciate some explanations.
by benpal
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: [Feature request] ability to insert an Image into PDF
Replies: 17
Views: 1992

How much products did you buy from yahoo? My guess is none, but i bet that you probably have used it freely at least once. Now there is bid on the table of 44.6 billions dollars, not bad for a freebee huh? Can you imagine, yahoo isn't even the biggest one in the market, that's google. Even second p...
by benpal
Tue Feb 05, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Build 34 is now available.
Replies: 10
Views: 1528

hey, no matter what you like checking that box, the plug-in is not recognized by opera at all. thats what i mentioned in my post. before releasing this version, you should have tested it, right. After all, these are not test buiilds, are they ? For a stable software release it is expected that it t...
by benpal
Tue Feb 05, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: [Feature request] ability to insert an Image into PDF
Replies: 17
Views: 1992

"Now, i don't know about anything about your financial situation, but if you can stick it out, you may hugely benefit from this descision in the long run." And the benefit (in financial terms) is? You know, I would like Porsche to give me the smallest of their cars for free. Wouldn't that be a wonde...
by benpal
Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Review Update
Replies: 67
Views: 15885

Excellent.
by benpal
Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Viewer missing display of some images
Replies: 9
Views: 3725

lignumaqua wrote:I can't wait for the Pro version so I can stop using that 'other' software completely.
Me too. Are there any tentative dates for the Pro version?
by benpal
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: memory usuage is too much
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

I do think we have every right to be very satisfied with what has been achieved so far, - particularly as we have tried (and largely succeeded I hope) in providing a free, fully featured Viewer that competes favourably in almost every area with Foxit and Acrobat that users have told us is important...
by benpal
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Huge memory usage and very slow
Replies: 6
Views: 1253

The CS7000 Manual is not a typical PDF document, it's just graphics in PDF format.
That's not how PDF should be used, but then, on my PC with 2GB, PDF XChange only uses 34MB and it is almost immediately displayed.
by benpal
Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: memory usuage is too much
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Actual memory usage on my PC:

Firefox 230MB
winword 64MB
PDFXCView 62MB (3 documents open)
Outlook 32 MB
by benpal
Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Problem opening a PDF
Replies: 2
Views: 835

Ok, understandable. Thanks anyway.
Ben
by benpal
Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Problem opening a PDF
Replies: 2
Views: 835

Problem opening a PDF

Reference table not found.

Created from a Word document using Adobe Creator. Opens correctly in Adobe Reader.

May I ask you to have a look at this file. Thanks.
by benpal
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Build 1.0022 is now available
Replies: 18
Views: 6229

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Update doesn't seem to be applied properly.
Help, About still shows 021 and Check for udates again finds the 022 update.
Yes, I confirm. Update doesn't seem to happen, although at least some of the added features (color selection on toolbar) seem to be implemented.
by benpal
Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to change Author in text tool properties
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

Thanks!
by benpal
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to change Author in text tool properties
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

Thanks for confirming liam193. In my case it's especially disturbing, because I took over my PC from somebody else and I would have to reinstall a lot of programs if I wanted to create a new user profile (have been there and abandoned). I would appreciate if the user name could be changed permanentl...
by benpal
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Text in boxes incorrectly displayed
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

benradu: I noticed that text in the boxes displays correctly after double-clicking inside the boxes.
But I agree, it's not very nice.
by benpal
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: New version available - build 1.020
Replies: 9
Views: 2025

[+] content menu for snapshot tool
Should probably read: [+] conteXt (right-click on selection or page) menu for snapshot tool

[-] fixed trouble with opening some encrypted documents
Great! Thanks ...

Ben
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Viewer crash
Replies: 6
Views: 1634

Great, thanks. Your service is truly outstanding and has inspired me to purchase PDF XChange Pro.
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Integrate Mark Ups and Stamps.
Replies: 13
Views: 2824

I fully understand what you are saying, because I had the same problem the first time I received a marked-up document that I couldn't print correctly. The only solution I see is to let the recipients know that they have to set the printing parameters accordingly. As far as I understand, Acrobat uses...
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Integrate Mark Ups and Stamps.
Replies: 13
Views: 2824

I really like PDF XChange. Such a great program, but unless I solve this, I will never know if recipients will be printing what I intended them to print. I know, I had the same problem. But why do you think that PDF XChange should force Acrobat to adopt a specific behavior? Wouldn't that be up to A...
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: V1.0 Build 0018 Issues
Replies: 17
Views: 3229

Another approach to this save issue would be to confirm the save only the first time within a session and automatically overwrite all subsequent saves within that session. Why do we need a special behavior just for this application when all other Windows applications don't ask for confirmation? Use...
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: V1.0 Build 0018 Issues
Replies: 17
Views: 3229

Opinion here is divided as to whether a warning is a good thing or not before overwriting an existing file when using 'Save'. For the sake of consistency, please no warning when using SAVE. I don't know of any Windows application which asks you to confirm when to save a file into itself. If one doe...
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:44 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Integrate Mark Ups and Stamps.
Replies: 13
Views: 2824

I guess this is rather a feature/problem of Acrobat and has nothing to do with PDF XChange. It looks like Acrobat is using this technique so that you can print a document with or without the comments/stamps, which might be rather convenient. Imagine you have a document with stamps and the reader wan...
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange Viewer crash
Replies: 6
Views: 1634

I have another file which does open in Acrobat, but produces an error in PDF XChange, even in 0019.

Thanks for looking into this.
by benpal
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Integrate Mark Ups and Stamps.
Replies: 13
Views: 2824

The recipient will have to set the appropriate options in the print dialog of Acrobat, e.g. "Document & Stamps".
by benpal
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to change Author in text tool properties
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

How to change Author in text tool properties

In the text tool properties there is an Author name which supposedly is picked up from the Windows user profile (account). Can this name be changed permanently, other than by creating a new user account in Windows? Is it stored as a registry value under PDF-Viewer or in a configuration file? This na...
by benpal
Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Build 1.018 released !
Replies: 2
Views: 994

I agree, it's a terrific product. And I like it more with each update. You can show the tool properties as a floating toolbar by selecting View>Toolbars>Properties or by hitting Ctrl+E. I was getting worried about the speed when opening a document, but that has immensely improved in 1018. Good job! ...
by benpal
Tue May 22, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: [sug] A changelog
Replies: 5
Views: 922

Some of the great changes:
  • New and improved comment & markup tools, such as highlighter, callouts and text boxes, a comments list (not sure hwo it should work)
  • Text selection by column (especially useful in multi-column text)
by benpal
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:22 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: A wish - Text selection
Replies: 3
Views: 972

Thanks.

Ben
by benpal
Thu Apr 19, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: A wish - Text selection
Replies: 3
Views: 972

A wish - Text selection

I'm taking the liberty to issue a wish for improvement of the Text Selection feature in the Viewer. When selecting text from a single column in a multi-column document, the whole text across all columns gets selected instead of only the text in the selected column. Would be nice if your development ...
by benpal
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: White horizontal lines
Replies: 3
Views: 964

Great! Perfect anticipation :roll:

Thanks

Ben
by benpal
Thu Apr 19, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: White horizontal lines
Replies: 3
Views: 964

White horizontal lines

Several white horizontal lines appear in this file (attached). They are not visible in Acrobat 8.0.

Created with PDF-XChange on Windows XP.
by benpal
Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Search function problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1506

Thanks, already installed! :lol:

Really a great piece of software!
by benpal
Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Search function problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1506

Yep, works in single page mode.

Great feature!

Ben
by benpal
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Search function problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1506

Search function problems

I like the search function and the possibility to search complete folders. But there seems to be a problem: When clicking on an item in the Search Summary - while searching in an open document, the Viewer doesn't always jump to the page containing the search term (it seems to jump to a page higher u...
by benpal
Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Problem with Live update on 1.015
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Thanks for the explanation!

Ben
by benpal
Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Problem with Live update on 1.015
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Problem with Live update on 1.015

When trying to do a live update from 013 to 015, it seems to donlowd ok and I get the message that the update is installed. But the About box still shows 013. Downloading and installing 015 manually does work though. Windows XP Pro SP 2 Other than that, I like the implementation of the Search and Fi...
by benpal
Sun Mar 25, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Type/Comment function won't print
Replies: 12
Views: 2664

- But "Ctl-Shift-F" is usable. - I didn't even know that existed, though I was desperately looking for a Search function. I agree with David's remarks. Other than that, this Viewer has become my preferred PDF tool. It's coming along quite well and I'm looking forward to seeing all basic functions op...
by benpal
Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: View pdf files on the Internet
Replies: 7
Views: 1817

All is now OK <============ !!! It may be time to get new computer; my shopbuilt ASUS TUSL2-C is about ten years old. Hmmm I'm 75! Wife may be thinking about a new husband. 'Don't blame her. :? I'm glad it worked, although the reboot was probably scary ... Tell your wife that wine gets's better wit...
by benpal
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Type/Comment function won't print
Replies: 12
Views: 2664

Found another quirk: I scanned a page, but for technical reasons I had to scan it upside down, then rotate it in the PDF Viewer. When you rotate the page bei 180°, the Typewriter Tool writes upside down, from right to left. It would be a great feature if you could rotate the text manually to any an...