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by WayneH
Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

Ok thanks - I'll give it a try...
by WayneH
Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

During uninstallation, how do Unregister the exe?

Is just:

PDFXCView.exe /unregserver

??
by WayneH
Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

That seems pretty strange to me - that I have to install and register an exe ?

How do I 'hide' this?

Can I rename the exe before I register it?
by WayneH
Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

I've tried the distribution package and I do not want to use it. First of all, it installs many more items than I want to distribute - for example, the PDF viewer. Second, it adds 8 MB to my installer. Third, it has too many dialogs. Fourth, it creates new Program Menu items. I would like to resolve...
by WayneH
Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

More information:

The problem has nothing to do with my License - it's just the first call I make.

The problem occurs with ANY use of the ActiveX.....
by WayneH
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Re: Run time error when distributing ActiveX

An additional note:

I did some tests and found that it is crashing (as described above) at this line:
(VB6)

CoPDFX.SetDevInfo myKey, MySerial

(Of course myKey and mySerial are Strings containing my info, which, again, work correctly on my Dev machine)
by WayneH
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Run time error when distributing ActiveX
Replies: 11
Views: 1325

Run time error when distributing ActiveX

I'm have some problems distributing my app with the PDFXCViewAx.dll When I run my app on my Dev environment, all is well. However, once I try to run it after installing my app on another machine, I get this error: Run Time Error "-2147418113" Automation Error Catastrophic Failure I'm developing and ...
by WayneH
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Allow/force overwrite for Export with no dialog
Replies: 2
Views: 644

Allow/force overwrite for Export with no dialog

Is it possible to force the overwrite of a file when using ExportDocument, without a dialog window?
PXCVA_NoUI does not accomplish this.
by WayneH
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: PDF Tools distribution - dll registration
Replies: 1
Views: 743

PDF Tools distribution - dll registration

Hi - I am distributing the following DLLs within my InstallShield setup: dscrt40.dll ixclib40.dll pxclib40.dll xccdx40.dll xcpro40.dll What I would like to know is this: Do these DLLs need to be registered on the Target system? Specifically (if you know InstallShield) should the installer properties...
by WayneH
Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.
Replies: 6
Views: 1673

Re: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.

But, again, I don't use the viewer.

I only use the ActiveX to open existing PDFs so I can manipulate them - merge with others, watermarks, etc.

No viewing at all - none.
by WayneH
Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:23 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Is resource.dat required?
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Re: Is resource.dat required?

It appears that you do need resource.dat as it has items necessary for handling pdfs, but I do not think that
PDFXCview.exe is necessary when only using the ActiveX.
by WayneH
Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:18 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.
Replies: 6
Views: 1673

Re: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.

I've done some digging (using Dependency Walker) and discovered that I was missing ixclib40.dll even though I did not directly declare it. pxclib40.dll is dependent upon ixclib40.dll, and the error was not correct when it said "cannot find pxclib40.dll" - it should have said "cannot find ixclib40.dl...
by WayneH
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Is resource.dat required?
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Re: Is resource.dat required?

If I am not using the interface or creating a PDF viewer,
why do I need to include

PDFXCview.exe
or
Resource.dat ?

PDFXCview.exe is a stand-alone viewer - why do I need to distribute that?

Sorry, I don't understand.
by WayneH
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.
Replies: 6
Views: 1673

Re: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.

I am not using any bitmap functionality (image xchange),
scanner or net.

All of my declarations use only:

pxclib40.dll
or
xcpro40.dll

I need to know why pxclib40.dll is not found, even though it is in the system32 directory.
by WayneH
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:49 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Is resource.dat required?
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Is resource.dat required?

If I am using the CoPDFXCView active x (PDFXCviewAx.dll) , but not creating an interface or viewing PDFs,
do I need to distribute the resource.dat file?
by WayneH
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.
Replies: 6
Views: 1673

Application complains missing pxclib40.dll after distrib.

Hi - I've built an installer (Install Shield) for my app, which includes the following: xcpro40.dll dscrt40.dll pxclib40.dll xccdx40.dll PDFXCviewAx.dll All files are put into the System32 directory of the receiving machine. However, when I run my app I get this error: "Run-time error '53': FIle not...
by WayneH
Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: Open existing PDF and send to printer

That's ok now.
I've gone ahead and built my own ActiveX Control.
Thanks.
by WayneH
Fri Sep 19, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Re: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX

Actually, I'm going one step further and building my own User Control.
So I can do this:
PDFX.DenyProgress=True
etc.
by WayneH
Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?

That sounds great - what kind of timeframe for the release of that version?
by WayneH
Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Questions about Paper sizes for printing
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: Questions about Paper sizes for printing

OK, that makes more sense - thanks.
by WayneH
Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?

Yes, I'd like full control over the export to Bitmap formats.

1) Resolution
2) bit depth
3) compression (with jpeg files)
4) etc.

For now, I guess I'll have to keep using GhostScript.

Thanks.
by WayneH
Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Re: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX

I ended up just building my own VB Class, so that I can
avoid having to type in exact text and instead can use my IDE.

So I can now do this:
MyPDF.DenyProgress
which evaluates to "General.DenyProgressDisplaying"
by WayneH
Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

How to Export A 1-Bit TIF ?

I am successfully using the ActiveX to export PDFs to TIFF. However, they are always 24 bit, and I cannot find the Verb to use to set the image bit depth. How do I set the Image Bit depth when exporting? Also, how do I change things like JPEG compression values, and other parameters related to the a...
by WayneH
Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Re: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX

Great, thanks. By the way, the help file states: Allow/deny progress dialog displaying. For possible named values, see the Booleans. Default value is 1 (progress displaying allowed). I believe the default is actually "0" False. As in my other post, for the next release I'd like to see these verbs as...
by WayneH
Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Questions about Paper sizes for printing
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: Questions about Paper sizes for printing

Previously you said: List of available papers received before printing. If PaperByPage is specified, appropriate paper will be chosen from this list. During this, printer margins are ignored, options "Fit/Reduce" also ignored. Did you mean that these options are ignored when chosing the paper size, ...
by WayneH
Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: Open existing PDF and send to printer

OK, thanks.

I'd like to suggest using Enums/Types for these values in the next release
so that we can take advantage of our IDEs.
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Questions about Paper sizes for printing
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: Questions about Paper sizes for printing

Regarding #5 - You state that 'PaperByPage' 'ignores printer margins'. So, it will choose a paper size based on actual paper size from the print driver and the actual doc size? For example, with an 8.5x11 PDF, paper 'Letter' would be chosen? If that is the case, does it automatically 'scale-to-fit' ...
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Disabling (hiding) printer progress bar in ActiveX

I'm testing the Viewer SDK ActiveX, and I noticed that even though I have set PXCVA_Flags.PXCVA_NoUI when using PrintDocument,
I still see a progress bar during printing.

pdfx.PrintDocument pdfId, PXCVA_Flags.PXCVA_NoUI

How do I turn off the Progress bar ?
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: Open existing PDF and send to printer

Sorry to add on to this post - but.... I'm curious about PrintDocument and SetProperty within the ActiveX. It seems that without using the print dialog, the only way to set properties for printing is by using 'verbs'. So, I have to do something like this: pdfx.SetProperty "Print.RangeType", "All", 0...
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Questions about Paper sizes for printing
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Re: Questions about Paper sizes for printing

If you don't mind, I'd like to give a few examples to make sure I understand.... 1,2) So I can query the printer with my own code, get a list of paper names, and use them within this call to 'echo' the papername back during printing? For example, I query XYZPrinter, get a list of "8.5x11" and "Lette...
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: Open existing PDF and send to printer

Sorry, but I'm a bit confused.

I downloaded the Simple Viewer SDk and installed it,
but when I look at the documentation, I only see printing
in the docs for the ActiveX, not the Simple DLL.

What am I missing?
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Questions about Paper sizes for printing
Replies: 9
Views: 1988

Questions about Paper sizes for printing

I'm looking through the documentation about Objects::Print and IPDFXCview::PrintDocument Method. I have several questions: 1) The "PaperName" value is supposed to be "The name of the standard type of paper to print on." Where can I find a list of Standard Names? Who defines what "Standard" is ? 2) I...
by WayneH
Tue Sep 16, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: Open existing PDF and send to printer

Hi -

Thanks, that helps so far.

But if I only need to open a PDF and print it, can I use the "Simple" SDK ?

Also, can I assume that if I use the SImple DLL, I do not need the Distribution file?
(The ActiveX and the Distribution are a pair?)
by WayneH
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Open existing PDF and send to printer
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Open existing PDF and send to printer

Hi -

I tried searching about this issue, but every search comes back "word is too common" when I look for info about
printing a PDF to an actual printer.

So, here's my question:
I have PDFTools SDK 4 - how can I open an existing PDF file and print it to a printer?

(I'm using VB6)

Thanks.
by WayneH
Fri Apr 04, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash
Replies: 8
Views: 4816

No problem - thanks for keeping me up to date.
by WayneH
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash
Replies: 8
Views: 4816

Hi - Is PDFTools 4 available yet?
I didn't see it on your web site.
Thanks.
by WayneH
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash
Replies: 8
Views: 4816

Thanks - I am anxiously waiting!
by WayneH
Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash
Replies: 8
Views: 4816

Hi -

Have you had an opportunity to make any progress on this issue?

Thanks.
by WayneH
Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

Hi -

Thanks, but do not worry about this.

I tinkered with it and got it to work.

-Wayne
by WayneH
Wed Mar 19, 2008 2:13 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

Thanks for the sample code, but it does not do what I need. First, the pgs calculation is not correct. This code works: Dim tmpscale As Single Dim scaleFact As Single Dim pgs As Long scaleFact = (pageW - mLef - mRig) / imgWid tmpscale = (imgHite * scaleFact) / (pageH - mTop - mBot) pgs = CLng(Int(tm...
by WayneH
Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

Thanks for the sample code, but won't this crop off (remove) part of the page content? I need to take my single tall emf, and break it into multiple pages, and include margins on the pages. For example, suppose my EMF is exactly 8.5x22 inches. Suppose also that my margins are 0.5 inches top and bott...
by WayneH
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

I have a very tall EMF - 33"

I need to break it into 3 - 11" tall pages.
I need to each page content down to create a 0.5" margin top and bottom.
by WayneH
Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

EMFs can't be cropped? So perhaps you can suggest an alternative to my problem? I need to make a margin (top and bottom) for each page and add a Header/Footer. I was trying to take my very tall EMF and crop it prior to adding it to a page. Is there a way instead to create a margin, on top of the EMF?
by WayneH
Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6
Replies: 12
Views: 4314

Issue with PXC_CropImage VB 6

Hi - (This is in VB6) I'm trying to take a very tall EMF file and break it into pages in a PDF. I'm getting this error when I try to Crop the EMF Image: -2113657066 Error [PdfLib]: Invalid Object ID This is my pseudo-code: I get the error on the very first CropImage call below. Public Declare Functi...
by WayneH
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash
Replies: 8
Views: 4816

PXC_AddEnhMetafile Causes VB Crash

Hi - I recently upgraded to PDF-Tools SDK V3.6 v.3.60130. I am making a multi-page PDF using EMF files and PXC_AddEnhMetafile. Of a 4-page document, pages 1 and 2 get added ok, but then page 3 causes a crash in my VB6 IDE. I have uploaded the EMF file. The strange thing is, this did not occur yester...
by WayneH
Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: Unclear about PDFTools going away
Replies: 2
Views: 1192

Unclear about PDFTools going away

From what I have read so far, it appears that PDFTools will no longer be a product, and only some of the functionality will be merged into PDFXchange Viewer Pro. I purchased PDFTools so that I could create PDFs using fairly low-level functionality. 1) Can you explain, in detail , what functionality ...
by WayneH
Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: HTML to PDF or EMF?
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

What about paying for an enhancement to PDF-Tools SDK that will create PDFs or EMF (non-raster) from HTML?

This is functionality that I really need...
by WayneH
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with EMF files and line quality
Replies: 8
Views: 2032

Hi -

I just tested the latest version v.3.6021 and it looks great.

This problem appears to be resolved - thanks for the quick work!
by WayneH
Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK V3 (all our PDF 'DLL' libraries V3)
Topic: Issue with EMF files and line quality
Replies: 8
Views: 2032

Hi -

Are you on track to have these fixes in a release for this week?

Thank You.