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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Why doesn't hand tool select?
Replies: 12
Views: 665

Re: Why doesn't hand tool select?

I never used to have this problem because I had the default tool set to the Text Select tool. This is a much more useful default than the hand tool, since scrolling and panning a document is best done with the Scrollwheel or Shift+Scrollwheel (to pan sideways). I don't agree in a general sense. You...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Why doesn't hand tool select?
Replies: 12
Views: 665

Re: Why doesn't hand tool select?

I never used to have this problem because I had the default tool set to the Text Select tool. This is a much more useful default than the hand tool, since scrolling and panning a document is best done with the Scrollwheel or Shift+Scrollwheel (to pan sideways). I found the setting in Preferences, To...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Browser Plugins SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2752

Re: Browser Plugins SOLVED

Thanks for your reply. I just noticed that the extension does display comments rather better formatted than the default plugin.

I guess I will just have to open PDF files in PDF-XChange if I want to do more.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Browser Plugins SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2752

Re: Browser Plugins SOLVED

Could you build a Chrome Extension instead? There does not seem to be any mileage in devoting any resources to NPAPI plugins?

This PDF Viewer extension helps a lot with navigation of PDF files, but it would be nice to view and edit comments too.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Bug? Pan and Zoom Tool Fails after Closing a Document SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Re: Bug? Pan and Zoom Tool Fails after Closing a Document SOLVED

I attach an animated PNG to illustrate the problem. 1. Pan and Zoom Tool active in Calendar on September page 2. Switch to other document (Path of Purification) Rectangle Disappears 3. Scroll with the mouse, rectangle reappears 4. Switch back to Calendar, rectangle disappears 5. Scroll with the mous...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Browser Plugins SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2752

Re: Browser Plugins SOLVED

Thanks again. On a second attempt I did get the PDF plugin to work in Opera 12.18.

In view of most users not needing the PDF plugin nowadays, I probably won't bother to review the feature.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tooltips in Customise Commands SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Re: Tooltips in Customise Commands SOLVED

The tooltip for the Pan and Zoom Window is odd. Show/Hide the <u>Pan and Zoom</u> pane. The Pan and Zoom pane shows a miniature of the current page, for easy navigation. It is listed under the panes with Bookmarks, Thumbnails, Comments, etc., but the Loupe Tool is not. Both can be docked, like other...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tooltips in Customise Commands SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Tooltips in Customise Commands SOLVED

If I edit the properties of the loupe tool I can copy the tooltip text: Activates the <u>Loupe Tool</u> and shows the <u>Loupe Window</u> that displays a magnified portion of page. Underlined text that is not a link is misleading, and the tooltip does not fully describe the behaviour. Nothing happen...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Why is selecting/highlighting text here impossible?
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Re: Why is selecting/highlighting text here impossible?

If I choose Save as PDF for the PDF, then the text is rendered as text.

I use Vivaldi browser, which is based on the Chromium rendering engine, so I assume that Chrome has the same option.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Browser Plugins SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2752

Browser Plugins SOLVED

My default browser is Vivaldi, which is based on the Chromium rendering engine.

This uses it's internal PDF viewer.

I tried Firefox and Opera 12.18, but could not figure out how to get PDF-XChange to display PDF files in a Tab.

Which browsers support the PDF plugin?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Bug? Pan and Zoom Tool Fails after Closing a Document SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Bug? Pan and Zoom Tool Fails after Closing a Document SOLVED

1. Open a document 2. Enable the Pan and Zoom Tool 3. Zoom to an area by resizing the rectangle 4. Close the document 5. The rectangle disappears on the newly active document, which displays the document's first page, not the document's active page (rolling the scrollwheel fixes this) 6. Open anothe...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Independent Review of PDF-XChange Editor 7.x
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Independent Review of PDF-XChange Editor 7.x

Thanks. No rush. If you wait for a few days I will have made a few more changes by then.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Independent Review of PDF-XChange Editor 7.x
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Independent Review of PDF-XChange Editor 7.x

I have only recently upgraded to version 7.0.327.0, so I am still familiarising myself with all of the many changes.

I updated My Review Page after more than a year.

Gradually, I will improve it. If there are any obvious errors, please let me know. I will bookmark this thread.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is there a list of Pro Features?
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Is there a list of Pro Features?

Thanks Sasha

I finally made the leap from version 6.xx to version 7.xx and I am busy rewriting my review.

There have been a lot of changes in the last year, but so far I am liking the new Ribbon UI, although it takes some time to adjust.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is there a list of Pro Features?
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Is there a list of Pro Features?

I have searched help and the forums, but could not find a list of feature not supported by the Free version without adding a watermark.

Does such a list exist to save me searching through all of the menus?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Horrible V7 switches to ribbon and destroys GUI customizations SOLVED
Replies: 60
Views: 7048

Re: Horrible V7 switches to ribbon and destroys GUI customizations SOLVED

I exported my settings and installed version 7.0 to see what the fuss was about. I have already uninstalled it, and reinstalled version 6.0.322.7. This may be the end of the line for my promotion of PDF-XChange Editor. If I don't use version 7.0 myself, I can hardly review the changes or recommend t...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What is wrong with this pdf? Can not scroll down
Replies: 10
Views: 910

Re: What is wrong with this pdf? Can not scroll down

That was a right PITA to download.

Use filebin.net for free file sharing up to 100 Mbytes.

Introduction to Classical Mechanics

I have no problem scrolling the PDF file in PDF-XChange.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Creating a new language for OCR
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Creating a new language for OCR

I see that there is an Additional Language Pack for Vietnamese.

Try that, and let us know your results.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Request: Edit Image > Save as JPEGs (not PNGs)
Replies: 7
Views: 853

Re: Request: Edit Image > Save as JPEGs (not PNGs)

When I open a PDF for editing in PagePlus, some images are JPG, others are PNG, and a few are JXR. There were no JXR images in the original PagePlus publication that was used to create the PDF. The JXR files have transparency. IranView, and other image editors, can estimate the JPG compression used,...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Edit Image Using > Open With...
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

Re: Edit Image Using > Open With...

Sasha - Tracker Dev Team wrote:If you do so, then when you do Right Click(on the image file)/Edit the program that you provided will be used as it will be used in the Editor.
Thanks. That worked for me. PNG images now open in IrfanView 32-bit as the default application.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Edit Image Using > Open With...
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

Re: Edit Image Using > Open With...

This doesn't help at all, nor is it what I am asking. I don't what to say. It seems to be exactly what you're asking. It works for me. The default is Windows Paint, but I can choose IrfanView, FastStone Image Viewer, or whatever, by using the "Open with..." option. I also found that using the "Defa...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Edit Image Using > Open With...
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

Re: Edit Image Using > Open With...

  1. Right-click and choose "Open with..."
  2. If your preferred application is not listed, scroll down and select "More apps"
  3. If it is still not listed, scroll down again, and "Look for another app on this PC..."
  4. Browse C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (86) to find the executable.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Won't this ever have a proper fullscreen mode?
Replies: 37
Views: 3283

Re: Won't this ever have a proper fullscreen mode?

jylez wrote:Sadly, the product has been discontinued.
Discontinued Products are still available to download.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shortcut to go at the beggining of the page
Replies: 15
Views: 691

Re: Shortcut to go at the beggining of the page

Try GoTo Page.

In my case it's Ctrl Shift N, Enter
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat May 27, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Grocer's apostrophes
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Grocer's apostrophes

I wonder if Dr Teeth is from Bristol.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue May 23, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: 322.3 & 322.4 Changelog?
Replies: 20
Views: 1691

Re: 322.3 & 322.4 Changelog?

The Changelogs are now up to date.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue May 23, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: 322.3 & 322.4 Changelog?
Replies: 20
Views: 1691

Re: 322.3 & 322.4 Changelog?

This issue comes up frequently. I think most users will want to know what has changed before installing an update.

They can still wait, of course, but then they may worry that the update is a critical bug fix and not just some trivial typo in the GUI.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun May 21, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF tabname width is too narrow
Replies: 8
Views: 1391

Re: Open PDF tabname width is too narrow

In the meanwhile, there is still the "Show Sorted Tabs" button at the left side of the tabs bar. IMO this is a better solution to working with lots of tabs than either scrolling tabs or shrinking them. However, the method used in the PDF Viewer that's like the Speed Dial in browsers is the best met...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon May 15, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3
Replies: 8
Views: 851

Re: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3

Preferences, Page Display, Default Page Zoom.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun May 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Hiding Mouse Cursor, Full Screen Mode, 322.3
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Re: Hiding Mouse Cursor, Full Screen Mode, 322.3

Arnold wrote:The option to hide the mouse cursor after a delay does not seem to be working.
It is working for me in build 322.3 on Windows 10 Creators Edition 64-bit.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri May 12, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Word frequency
Replies: 14
Views: 1384

Re: Word frequency

I did not have any specific use case in mind, but I think it would be more useful than counting the words in the entire document. Alfred on CommunityPlus suggested this improvement, which I will pass on: The Error Icon should be replaced with an information icon. var cnt=0; for (var p = 0; p < this....
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri May 12, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Word frequency
Replies: 14
Views: 1384

Re: Word frequency

Joxon wrote:For a simple word count you can use the JaveScript Console: Ctrl+J. Enter:
That's worth knowing. Can it be made to work for the selected text?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu May 11, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Autoscroll
Replies: 12
Views: 1060

Re: Autoscroll

After I opened the Customise dialogue to see what keys were assigned (I do not think I changed anything), the Up Down keys no longer do anything, and the Minus key now zooms out. :( After restarting, the Up Down keys now work again, while minus does two things: it zooms out and reverses the scrollin...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu May 11, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Autoscroll
Replies: 12
Views: 1060

Re: Autoscroll

Hello guys, The Auto-scroll speed can be modified by pressing Up and Down arrows once the Auto-scroll is active. Press CTRL + SHIFT + H to initiate auto scroll. You can adjust the scroll speed using the Up or Down arrow keys. Press CTRL + SHIFT + H to stop auto scroll. Press the minus (-) key to ch...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu May 11, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Autoscroll
Replies: 12
Views: 1060

Re: Autoscroll

The publication I used for my tests has about 600 words per page.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu May 11, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Autoscroll
Replies: 12
Views: 1060

Re: Autoscroll

It seems that some users have been waiting a long time for this feature. It has finally arrived in build 322, but it's rather useless because it is too slow, and flickers quite badly. It takes 2:15 to scroll a US Letter page. I am using PDF-XChange on a 1200x1600 portrait monitor, with a dual monito...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue May 09, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Build 322 Feature Sneak Peek
Replies: 9
Views: 1083

Re: Build 322 Feature Sneak Peek

It's OK to give the date after it is released (May 8th 2017) :)
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Forum Avatars SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: Forum Avatars SOLVED

So where is your avatar?

It would be helpful if all Tracker staff had a Tracker Logo for their avatar.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Forum Avatars SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Re: Forum Avatars SOLVED

Thanks. It took a few attempts to make one the right size (150 x 150 pixels and less than 15 Kbytes), but I got there in the end.

That will make it much easier to follow conversations.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Forum Avatars SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 871

Forum Avatars SOLVED

This new forum has been in existence for a long time already. I reported the missing Avatars a week ago, but they are still not enabled. What's the problem with allowing users to upload a tiny 90 pixel image to their profile? Avatars make a significant difference when reading threads to be able to s...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Re: Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED

Bhikkhu - does this cover your questions or do you still some input from us as well? Sorry for the delay on getting back to you. 1) I passed on the information about commercial use to the person who was asking , and forgot about the other issue. They could use CutePDF without license restrictions. ...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Assigning keyboard shortcuts to special characters?
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Assigning keyboard shortcuts to special characters?

You do not have to use Arial or a Dingbat symbol font to include icons and symbols in notes. Just select a suitable font that includes the Unicode Dingbats or Icons that you need, and use BabelMap to copy/paste them into sticky notes. ✓✕ Maybe a standard Windows font would be more convenient for sha...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Highlight : any way to remove the mini-icon above the line ? SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Highlight : any way to remove the mini-icon above the li SOLVED

Ordinarily, highilighting does not have that icon. It indicates that you have added a note regarding the highlighted text.

Open the comment and delete the text to remove the icon.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Re: Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED

The forum name was updated, but still no one noticed this thread. :(
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Rounding Errors and Paper Setup SOLVED

PDF-XChange Printer Lite helped this user to make a smaller PDF for Create Space, but it raises a few questions. Does self-publishing come under home use or does one need a license for this? Why the rounding errors when entering dimensions in inches? 6.14" x 9.21" instead of mm 156 x 234. How should...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB
Replies: 7
Views: 824

Re: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB

I'm still puzzled though by the difference in size when saving from an optimized PDF as JPG (2MB) versus PNG (20MB, even with a compression ratio of 10) PNG compression is lossless, i.e. no information from the original is discarded. JPG compression is lossy, i.e. image information is discarded. Wi...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: 3-5 Second delay in opening a new document
Replies: 34
Views: 2372

Re: 3-5 Second delay in opening a new document

It's definitely worth diagnosing problems because if you do some task 100 times a day, the seconds add up. A delay of 15 seconds or longer to launch a program is significant. I have done extensive comparative testing on searching PDF files for text , and for loading multiple documents. I can load 50...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: 3-5 Second delay in opening a new document
Replies: 34
Views: 2372

Re: 3-5 Second delay in opening a new document

For me, PDF-XChange Editor takes about 7 seconds to open a 13 page 1.4 Mbyte PDF file from a cold start, and about 1 second from a warm start. File size makes no noticeable difference. A file of 159 Mbytes opens just as fast as one of 1.4 Mbytes. By way of comparison, PDF-XChanger Viewer took only 3...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Vector art always rendered as hairline
Replies: 10
Views: 1204

Re: Vector art always rendered as hairline

Thanks for the update. I think this would trip up a few users otherwise. Ctrl + 5 does nothing in Adobe Reader.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Vector art always rendered as hairline
Replies: 10
Views: 1204

Re: Vector art always rendered as hairline

Hi Bhikkhu, Thanks for the post - This is an unlisted shortcut and is fairly standard for most PDF readers on the market. It's mostly used by engineers and architects, when the need to see where lines intersect more precisely. Cheers, The question is why is it not anywhere on the menus? Is it just ...