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by David.P
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Navigate Backward and Forward
Replies: 56
Views: 6392

Re: Navigate Backward and Forward

Unfortunately [navigation history] gets confused if I duplicate a tab and then navigate to different position in in different tabs of the same document . This even seems to happen when I put the duplicated tab in its own window. Yes -- I believe this is the issue we have been discussing above under...
by David.P
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Navigate Backward and Forward
Replies: 56
Views: 6392

Re: Navigate Backward and Forward

It is awesome that you managed to capture this issue on video Stefan. Looking forward to a possible fix on this. Maybe, when working on it, this somewhat related issue can be fixed as well? Making view history window-specific: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=23719#p113536 Tha...
by David.P
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Navigate Backward and Forward
Replies: 56
Views: 6392

Re: Navigate Backward and Forward

Thank you very much Daniel,

for bringing this to the attention of the developers once more.

Let's hope that it will be fixed soon -- in order to have an even better experience when quickly navigating a PDF in PDF-XChange Editor.

Best regards,
David
:)
by David.P
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search by Highlight Properties, Especially Color SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: Search by Highlight Properties, Especially Color SOLVED

I'd suggest a right click into the comments pane and choose "group by color":

Image

Edit: oh, Daniel was faster :)
by David.P
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Select all pages that are not link targets
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Select all pages that are not link targets

Thank you Daniel,

while your workaround probably would not yet allow me to delete the 90% of pages that are not link targets reliably enough, I am particularly thankful for making this into a feature request.

Best regards
David
:)
by David.P
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Select all pages that are not link targets
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Select all pages that are not link targets

Hello forum and Tracker Support Team, I often have PDF files with thousands of pages and many thousands of internal hyperlinks. Sometimes it is necessary to create a shorter excerpt of such a PDF file with, say, some hundred pages only, or even less. For this purpose, it would be very helpful if it ...
by David.P
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected previous view jump in combination with links
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Unexpected previous view jump in combination with links

[...] When re-trying this with your input I think I noticed that a different behaviour threw me off. Views are put into the view history only after ~1 sec of stable watching. This makes sense when you scroll slowly through a document and only want the views to show up that you actually looked at. D...
by David.P
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What can I do with Adobe Document Cloud services when working in Acrobat DC?
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Re: What can I do with Adobe Document Cloud services when working in Acrobat DC?

Hello all, I have posted something about it here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/using-adobe-reader-comments-tool-in-a-collaboration/m-p/11292372?page=1#M266618 (@Tracker support team, please delete the above or this post if it should be inappropriate to link to the competitors forum) I howe...
by David.P
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Replace all occurrences of an image
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Replace all occurrences of an image

Hello forum and Tracker Support Team, When replacing an image in a PDF file with the " Replace Image " function, is there a way to replace all occurrences of the respective image in the entire file, without having to repeat the "Replace" action for every occurrence of that image? Thus, similarly as ...
by David.P
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Insert Pages (suggestion) SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 374

Re: Insert Pages (suggestion) SOLVED

Hi Bernard, for inserting (multiple) external documents, I'd very much recommend to simply drag the respective files from Windows Explorer between the target thumbnails in the Thumbnails Pane of PDF-XChange Editor -- or even simpler, between the bookmarks in the Bookmarks Pane . This even works with...
by David.P
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Navigate Backward and Forward
Replies: 56
Views: 6392

Re: Navigate Backward and Forward

Hello Daniel, Stefan, Paul, Patrick, Will: (A) View History Recording Timeout : Looking forward to a removal of the view history recording timeout [the fixed one second delay when recording previous views] from those cases where you "digitally" jump to places in a PDF by clicking on things -- as com...
by David.P
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Vector-based export to PowerPoint
Replies: 0
Views: 688

Vector-based export to PowerPoint

Hi forum and Tracker Support Team, I noticed today that some types of PDF comment objects are converted to bitmaps when exported to PowerPoint. Specifically, ovals and rectangles are affected. These are exported to PowerPoint as bitmaps in most cases, while all other typical comment types, such as l...
by David.P
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Avoid transparency flattening when printing to PDF
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Avoid transparency flattening when printing to PDF

Hi forum and Tracker Team, I'm trying to create a PDF from PowerPoint where some lines have a "Glow" effect in order to make them more visible against the background, like this: https://i.imgur.com/UNm856y.png However, when printing to PDF, the transparency that comes with this "Glow" effect in Powe...
by David.P
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Feature request: Search selected pages / range
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: Feature request: Search selected pages / range

+1 each for this
Timur Born wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:38 am
searches only within certain page ranges or selected pages
feature request
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...and for the
Timur Born wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:38 am
allow several page ranges to be selected
idea.

Thank you
by David.P
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

Re: Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied

I'm seeing this as well, but only when pasting on another page which has a different origin or history than the source page, for example on a page that has been imported or created from the clipboard etc. Even when that other page has the same size and orientation as the source page where the item h...
by David.P
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Strange graphics error with Loupe tool
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: Strange graphics error with Loupe tool

Thank you Daniel, yes, this happens with build 339.0 (the portable version, that is). I made a video of the situation. When taking the video, I noticed that the width of the Loupe pane determines whether the Loupe preview is not working at all, or whether it is producing graphics errors. Thank you a...
by David.P
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Strange graphics error with Loupe tool
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Strange graphics error with Loupe tool

Hi forum and Tracker Support team, I have a strange problem with the Loupe tool here. The enlarged display in the Loupe window stops, or shows severe graphics errors, as shown in the screenshot below: https://i.imgur.com/m4gL6rY.png However, this only happens when all of the following conditions app...
by David.P
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied
Replies: 11
Views: 1064

Re: Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied

Hi all, a small addition to this feature would be great: objects (comments or base content) that are partially off-page should paste in place as well, when copied-pasted. Presently, such objects are moved completely inside the page when pasting them, which can make it difficult to exactly duplicate ...
by David.P
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Slow display of rotated drawing
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Slow display of rotated drawing

Hello Forum, I have found that some vector drawings with many drawing elements are rendered very slowly as soon as they have been even slightly rotated in PDF-XChange Editor. See the attached example. On p. 1 of the attachment, the drawing is in its original state, while on p. 2 it was rotated by 0....
by David.P
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Can't trim white margins EXACTLY to zero
Replies: 0
Views: 534

Can't trim white margins EXACTLY to zero

Hi Forum & Tracker Support team, I have a CAD drawing in two versions here, one is a high resolution colored bitmap (PNG) and the other is a black and white vector-based PDF. I would like to superimpose these two drawings exactly on top of each other on one PDF page. Unfortunately, this doesn't work...
by David.P
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Ctrl-drag to copy - hurrah
Replies: 6
Views: 1126

Re: Ctrl-drag to copy - hurrah

+1 for this feature request

What I do for a workaround is I copy and paste the item in place, and then move it with (shift) arrow...
by David.P
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I merge highligtings in two identical documents? SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 784

Re: How do I merge highligtings in two identical documents? SOLVED

Hi all, that's exactly what I see as well. It is necessary to move in the target PDF to the page where the first of the selected comments from the source document should appear. Only then the copied comments on that page (and on all subsequent pages) are pasted in place on the page where they origin...
by David.P
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Vector Graphics support
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: Vector Graphics support

Hi @all, thanks to Josef for the interesting mention of Photoline! I agree that it would be great to have a possibility to "externally edit" vector graphics that are contained in a PDF. It has been for decades, and still is, a difficult task because there is no "universal" vector exchange format tha...
by David.P
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Flip tool not working for comments
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: Flip tool not working for comments

Thank you Stefan, judging from the Customize Toolbars dialog box as shown above, the Flip operations should work also on annotations, at least this seems to be intended already.  Anyway, it would be extremely useful if (comment) drawing objects could be not only rotated and resized/transformed but a...
by David.P
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Flip tool not working for comments
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Flip tool not working for comments

Hi forum and Tracker support team, I was going to horizontally mirror a polygon line (comment) in a PDF file using the flip tool, but the tool would not work for some reason. https://i.imgur.com/fl8v4Sx.png It actually doesn't seem to work on any type of annotation, it only works on content items. T...
by David.P
Sun May 31, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: [FEATURE REQUEST] Creating of workplace for annotations
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: [FEATURE REQUEST] Creating of workplace for annotations

Hi all, very interesting thread, and an innovative application over there at LIQUIDTEXT. I'm also looking for similar approaches, and am actually doing something similar in PDF-XChange Editor already, albeit on a larger scale -- spanning, or combining, hundreds of documents with thousands of pages, ...
by David.P
Fri May 29, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: "flattened" problem
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: "flattened" problem

Hello huruwuho, flattening a comment converts the comment to a text and vector graphics combination (similar to RTF) and moves it from the Comment Layer to the Base Layer of the PDF (i.e. to the actual "electronic paper"). Flattening however does not "bake" that comment into an existing bitmap image...
by David.P
Tue May 26, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: multiple highlight text tools cannot show different colors
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: multiple highlight text tools cannot show different colors

Hi,

I recommend you try this.

Hth & cheers
David
by David.P
Mon May 25, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: New version of PDFX V8.0
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: New version of PDFX V8.0

TEG, not sure what source program and format you use to paste your signature. However, I can confirm that pasting Rich Text Format content for example from Microsoft Word into PDF-XChange Editor most of the time doesn't seem to work anymore as it used to. Such content used to be pasted perfectly for...
by David.P
Wed May 20, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: File rename: handling of extension
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: File rename: handling of extension

Hi Daniel, The File rename function [...] closes, renames and quickly reopens, but it should feel like it doesn't close [...] I believe that this is not the case currently, instead PDF-XChange Editor keeps the file open, does a "Save As" under the new name and then deletes the file with the previous...
by David.P
Tue May 19, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Converting images into masks
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Converting images into masks

Only for reference, a (remotely) similar thread about transparent masks seems to be this one:

Convert transparent bitmaps in PDF to pure (black and) white

Cheers
David
by David.P
Mon May 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What settings are exported ?
Replies: 3
Views: 239

Re: What settings are exported ?

Hi groovyclam, My question is - does the export save EVERY customisation I make to my layout ? YES it does, which is very handy. For recovering your settings from the crashed PC, if you have a backup of your corrupted windows installation, you could have a look into it it from your fresh installatio...
by David.P
Sat May 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Feature Request: Compare PDFs
Replies: 9
Views: 615

Re: Feature Request: Compare PDFs

Hi thedman, I strongly believe that for comparing PDF files sheet by sheet ...there is no better tool than this hardware accelerated feature built into people's eyes by millions of years of evolution :wink: I do this all the time, and it makes you instantly see even the most minimal changes on a PDF...
by David.P
Sat May 16, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Highlight search results - only frame.
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Highlight search results - only frame.

Thanks Daniel, The selection border should blink quickly a few times [when] double clicking on the result in the search pane I still can't seem to reproduce this. While the selection border is accentuated (made wider), as son as you select a search result in the search pane, nothing seems to happen ...
by David.P
Fri May 15, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Highlight search results - only frame.
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Highlight search results - only frame.

Hi all, the best option I have here is a tip that double clicking on the result in the search pane will cause that border to blink a few times, to help garner attention to itself so you can locate the annotation in question more easily. I'd love if this were the case, in order to easier locate searc...
by David.P
Mon May 11, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: PDF-X OCR SDK
Topic: Despeckle PDF before OCR
Replies: 13
Views: 5369

Re: Despeckle PDF before OCR

Hello Daniel,

thank you for the explanation of what the "descreen" option does, and also for the idea to use the "rasterize pages" function for blurring problematic text before OCR.

I will make sure to try this approach.

Best regards
David
by David.P
Thu May 07, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Ways to hide/close the Find / Advanced Search dialogs
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: Ways to hide/close the Find / Advanced Search dialogs

Hi, I'd add my +1 to this feature request. When looking into the "Find" box, another small glitch of the box could be fixed as well. When a document is opened in "Split View" in two panes side-by-side and the Find box is used, the box always jumps to the pane that has input focus, which so far is us...
by David.P
Thu May 07, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: PDF-X OCR SDK
Topic: Despeckle PDF before OCR
Replies: 13
Views: 5369

Re: Urgent -- despeckle PDF before OCR

Hi all, Below is the successful Despeckle result again that I had got with the "Downsampling while Printing to PDF" method that Stefan had suggested: PDF document before, not OCR'able: http://666kb.com/i/cocfvxcthl5u7efpx.png After printing to PDF with PDF-XChange (downsample from 300dpi b/w to 200d...
by David.P
Tue May 05, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Paste a image into a sticky note annotation
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: Paste a image into a sticky note annotation

Hi all, I'd also love if it were possible to include images in text notes. As long as this is not yet possible due to the official PDF specification, it can be done at least the opposite way round: paste an image from the clipboard as comment (stamp) and then double-click it to enter some text into ...
by David.P
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files
Replies: 12
Views: 1280

Re: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files

Hello François, please excuse my late reply. Archivarius 3000 definitely indexes PDF annotations/comments. It works really well in my case, and has only a few glitches. Unfortunately however, I can't seem to get a response from the company anymore on my support requests, and there also have been no ...
by David.P
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Optimize toolbar height and icon spacing
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Optimize toolbar height and icon spacing

Thank you Daniel, I was at "mouse optimized UI" in all cases, however have switched to "No Scale/Normal DPI" now on that first laptop. Laptop (1) before: https://i.imgur.com/GAkJ6P4.png Laptop (1) after: https://i.imgur.com/Z1RaWXN.png This is much better and comes very close to the perfect icon spa...
by David.P
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Optimize toolbar height and icon spacing
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Optimize toolbar height and icon spacing

Hello forum and Tracker Support Team, on one of my laptops, with Full-HD screen, the toolbar icons appear (relatively) small and also far apart from each other https://i.imgur.com/GAkJ6P4.png 1.  This laptop is set to 150% DPI scaling in Windows 10. Here on another laptop with Full-HD resolution, ic...
by David.P
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Renaming a PDF file while viewing it
Replies: 48
Views: 3683

Re: Renaming a PDF file while viewing it

Dis, the Editor updates the timestamp on renaming because it actually does a "save as new, then delete original" operation, which is the only way when you want to keep the respective file open in the Editor.
by David.P
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Reduce PDF file color depth
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: Reduce PDF file color depth

Thank you for the fast action, Stefan!
Best regards
David
:)
by David.P
Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Renaming a PDF file while viewing it
Replies: 48
Views: 3683

Re: Renaming a PDF file while viewing it

Hi all, maybe there is a way for PDF-XChange Editor to re-set the timestamp after renaming (re-saving) a file? I know that there are many tools, even portable ones, that don't need special permissions and that easily can change any file's timestamp: https://i.stack.imgur.com/FnOZT.jpg Maybe a functi...
by David.P
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Reduce PDF file color depth
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Reduce PDF file color depth

Hello Forum and Tracker Support Team, in order to reduce the file size of PDF files, I think it would be very useful to be able to reduce the color depth of a PDF. For example, I have a PDF with 1500 (bitmap) pages, which is about 1 GB in size. The PDF pages are currently contained as True Color 24 ...
by David.P
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 40
Views: 4565

Re: Find and replace text function?

Hi all, it would be great if Search and Replace could be implemented at least for comment text. This also should be much easier to implement, since comment text is basically plain text only without issues like character spacing, placement on the page etc. that make Search and Replace for base conten...
by David.P
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: A script to delete things automatically...?
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: A script to delete things automatically...?

Hi Puffolino, have you already had a look at the Content Pane? The line elements that form a hatch, for example, are usually listed consecutively in the content pane. Once you have identified one element of the hatch in the drawing, it is usually relatively easy to identify all other surrounding hun...
by David.P
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Crop Pages - Set to white Margins: usage for multiple pages
Replies: 12
Views: 593

Re: Crop Pages - Set to white Margins: usage for multiple pages

Ah Ovg -- I hadn't noticed that!

This is what my UI looks currently:
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:)