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by guebert
Mon May 20, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?

Will, thank you for the hint! But ... when converting from color to "Grey Gamma 2.2." the file size does not really change. Maybe bevause the target profile is "grey" but with too much grey shades. Is there any feature to get only 256 grey shades, which will be enough for documents and should reduce...
by guebert
Mon May 20, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?

Hallo!

Is there a feature in PDF-XChange Editor to convert a color PDF to b/w or grey? I often have color jpg's of documents and have to convert them to PDF.

Michael
by guebert
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available

Stefan,
Alex,
Willy,

I sent you screenshots with some explanations via E-Mail. Subject is the name of this thread.

I'm looking forward to reading from you.

Michael
by guebert
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available

Alex, this is a misunderstanding: I can't produce such a file, because we do not use that system. We just get such files from our business partner, who uses the mail encryption server https://www.nospamproxy.de/en/product/nospamproxy-encryption/ Could you please contact the software developer for no...
by guebert
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available

Stefan,

the messages are confidential. May I ask you to fetch examples from the provider of the message-encryption-system ("https://www.nospamproxy.de/de/")?

Michael
by guebert
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available
Replies: 11
Views: 873

BUG: Encrypted PDF with attachments - printing of unprotected attachments not available

Hallo! Since today we get messages from on of our partners encrypted with "https://www.nospamproxy.de/de/". This server sends an "envelope" PDF which is encrypted and printing not allowed. To open this message, I have to enter a password and then I can see the envelope and attachments. The message (...
by guebert
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF Compression (reduce size)
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: PDF Compression (reduce size)

Stefan,

thanks for that explanation! :-)

In 99% of my usage, I want very small files and font's do not matter. So I let PDFX remove all fonts and get small files ... great. I did not realize this possibility in the past.

Michael
by guebert
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF Compression (reduce size)
Replies: 3
Views: 360

PDF Compression (reduce size)

Hallo Developers! Have you taken a look at this tool: https://smallpdf.com/compress-pdf Does the job much better than PDF-XChange Editor Source: ~ 11,4 MB (http://othes.univie.ac.at/4914/1/2009-03-04_0351623.pdf) Result smallpdf.com ~ 1,7 MB Result PDF-X (96dpi, quality low) ~ 9,6 MB (!!!) Michael
by guebert
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Reduce to printer margins - scaling number not ignored?
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Reduce to printer margins - scaling number not ignored?

Hallo! When selecting "Reduce to printer margins" in printing-dialog, I expect PDF-XChange Editor to do exaclty this: If the page to be printed is bigger than the paper in the printer minus margins, the page ist being reduced to that. I do not expect to scale up a page, which is SMALLER than the pap...
by guebert
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Will,

I extracted the content of the ZIP file to the folder you mentioned. 2 files were replaced. The I set the Editor to handle PDF previews. The error message is the same as before. I did a "reset" to Foxit as described and the preview worked again.

Michael
by guebert
Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

BTW, same problem after updating from Win 8.1 to Win 10 (1511): After running Tracker Updater and doing the update to 6.0.318.1 thumnails and preview did not work. Same error message as in the subject. Thank god, the solution with FoxIt reader still works: Log on as local admin PDFX installed Foxit ...
by guebert
Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How about RT#2663: Feature Req:Quick find tool in Editor...
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: How about RT#2663: Feature Req:Quick find tool in Editor

Stefan,

it seems to be a *very* low priority task ... :-(

Michael
by guebert
Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How about RT#2663: Feature Req:Quick find tool in Editor...
Replies: 3
Views: 485

How about RT#2663: Feature Req:Quick find tool in Editor...

Hallo!

Anything new regarding this issue?

See http://bit.ly/2a9Ns2s

Thanks!

Michael
by guebert
Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Will, I was not contacted till now (20:45) and I'm leaving now. Did you read my mail from 2016-04-27 (see below the part which might be interesting to other users here)? Michael +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Good news (for me): It works again! Let me tell you, what I did: I l...
by guebert
Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Will, everything (thumbnails & preview) works fine, when Foxit it set as default app. But whenever I set PDF-XChange-Editor to be the app for opening (only, but also when set as default for everything), I loose preview and thumbnail function. So there is something wrong with PDF-X installation. But ...
by guebert
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Hi Michael, At this point, I think a remote session would be prudent - is this something that you would be amenable to? If so, please see this article here, then email support@tracker-software.com to arrange a time that works for all of us: http://www.tracker-software.com/knowledgebase/357-How-do-I...
by guebert
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

Will,

but why does the OCR feature this change if it is not necessary? Shouldn't it do the same as OCR "Add Text Layer " and "save optimized" with the selected dpi-value?

Michael
by guebert
Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

I mean using the downsample feature of OCR - scanning a document at 400 dpi, running OCR and set 100 dpi as output (Create New Searchable PDF, Quality 100) produces poor quality but much bigger files than running OCR without downsampling (Preserve Original Content and Add Text Layer) but saving as o...
by guebert
Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

BTW, the current build of the editor still produces big files when using downsizing feature of OCR function instead of doing OCR and then "file - save optimized" ... any reason for this?

Michael
by guebert
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Set PDF-X as default app under Win8 and roaming profiles?
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Re: Set PDF-X as default app under Win8 and roaming profiles

I knew this procedure. But I'm looking for a simple tool (eg for "startup" after logon), which does this settings without any user interaction.

Michael
by guebert
Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Set PDF-X as default app under Win8 and roaming profiles?
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Set PDF-X as default app under Win8 and roaming profiles?

Hallo,

I have an annoying behavior: Whenever I log off at my PC and log on at another PC in our office the MS PDF app is being set for opening PDFs. Is there any tool to get PDF-X set? BTW, such a tool would be very useful for other file types, too (jpg, mp3, etc).

Michael
by guebert
Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Stefan, the problem still exists. I ran the update via Tracker Update Tool of Editor and then Viewer (as suggested by the tool) - now thumnails and preview are not working - even after reboot. I got it working again doing the following steps: Starting Foxit Reader Set Foxit as Default App for PDF Wi...
by guebert
Tue May 12, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Will, I got a success-message, but now the preview is gone: (error in pdf xchange preview provider ...). I opened Foxit Reader, accepted to set it as default reader and the preview iof Foxit is working again. Then I changed the default reader via Windows "open with" "default app" to PDFxViewer and e...
by guebert
Tue May 05, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Will - Tracker Supp wrote:]Are you using build 312.1 of both the Editor and Viewer (can be found under Help --> About)?
Yes, both are 321.1

When changing only the thumbnail and preview settings in editor, nothing changes. There are thumbnails with viewer symbol and preview from foxit (as I can see foxit GUI).

Michael
by guebert
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

The Editor and Viewer share Shell Extensions, so please open the Editor and go to Edit --> Preferences --> File Associations and choose the "Yes" option, under the drop-down menu for Preview and Thumbnail/i] Handler for PDF's, the click this Apply button: When I choose the Editor as default app for...
by guebert
Wed Apr 22, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Patrick, I made some screenshots right now to show you the behavior, and now it's completely strange: I have thumbnails again with PDF-XChange Viewer but the Preview is from Foxit ... see screenshots attached. What I did was: Set all installed readers as default app one after one and make screenshot...
by guebert
Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Re: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any m

Patrick, thanks for your reply. What is the exact name/link of the installer(s) you used? The ZIP installier from your Website. Downloaded a few hours ago. Also, did you choose "Full installation", or custom installation? Full! How can I check if the correct file(s) are where they should be and if t...
by guebert
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!
Replies: 27
Views: 2979

Shell Extensions error - No thumbnails, no preview any more!

Hallo, today I recognized, that I do not get any thumbnails of PDFs shown by MS Windows 8.1. The preview does not work, either (error in pdf xchange preview provider ...). I tried to reinstall PDF-X-Change Viewer and (separately) Editor ... no success. When I install Foxit Reader, I get thumbnails a...
by guebert
Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Redaction feature gone?
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Redaction feature gone?

Hallo!

I read, that PDF Editor should have a feature called "Redaction" in menu "Document" (between OCR and Signing). Unfortunately I don't have such a menu entry ... any idea?

Michael
by guebert
Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Feature request: Save in other PDF-version (eg 1.5 -> 1.4)
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Re: Feature request: Save in other PDF-version (eg 1.5 -> 1.

Hallo!

Anything new regarding this issue?

Michael
by guebert
Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

Hallo!

Anything new regarding this issue?

Michael
by guebert
Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

Hi Michael, Thanks for the post - could you please zip and upload a screen-shot of the settings that were used? I actually found, while testing, that the optimization gave me a dramatic reduction in file size (1MB to 211 KB). Cheers, Will, which file did you use as input? "Test original.pdf" is abo...
by guebert
Thu Jul 31, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

PDF (Un-) Optimizer ... :-(

The results are not good. See examples attached.

Michael
by guebert
Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Re: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi

Hi Michael, If you're choosing the option to OCR the existing PDF, then the image will not be downsampled. The image will only be downsampled (because 're-rasterize') if the option to create a new searchable PDF is selected. This is what I did. Try it yourself with my 400 dpi file and you'll see, t...
by guebert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Re: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi

Will, the 400dpi file was used for OCR without rerendering. The problem is, that I want best OCR results and therefore scanning with 400dpi, do OCR with downsample to reduce file size. But the file is growing instead of shrinking ... Unfortunately I have no original 400 dpi file here to post it. But...
by guebert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Re: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi

Will,

I tried the very latest release, of course.

See results attached. Scanned 400 < OCR 150.

Michael
by guebert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Re: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi

Will,

any improvements regarding this issue so far? It's still annoying, to scan papers in 400 dpi for better OCR but getting bigger (!!!) files, even on resample them to 150 dpi!

Michael
by guebert
Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Reduce PDF file size
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: Reduce PDF file size

take a look at your file with the first two pages images removed, and only the OCR layer left on top - this reduced the file's size to 818KB. Stefan, the file is worthless without the image layer. Take a look at the letters - the OCR made a lots of mistakes! Maybe you have access to an Adobe pro to...
by guebert
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Reduce PDF file size
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: Reduce PDF file size

Another option is to e.g. OCR the file, then make the OCR layer visible and remove the images underneath. This will result in huge reduction of the file size, but unfortunately you can not automate the process for now, and will need to perform it manually. Hm, unfortunately there's no "huge" reduct...
by guebert
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

OCR resample 100 dpi bigger file than 150dpi

Hallo, I scanned a document with 300dpi to get good ocr results. ScannedDoc.pdf = 1076 kb The I did an ocr run with resample to 150dpi OcrDoc150.pdf = 954 kb Not very small, so I tried resample to 100dpi to see, if the quality will do for reading. OcrDoc100.pdf = 1179 kb ?!? Any idea? (Not to mentio...
by guebert
Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 150 dpi --> empty pdf ...
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: OCR resample 150 dpi --> empty pdf ...

Is a release time already known?

Michael
by guebert
Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR resample 150 dpi --> empty pdf ...
Replies: 3
Views: 699

OCR resample 150 dpi --> empty pdf ...

Hallo!

When I run OCR and let PDF-XChange Editor create a new searchable pdf this pdf is empty when I choose "150 dpi". When I choose "100 dpi" or "200 dpi" there's no problem. (files are attached)

Any idea?

Michael
by guebert
Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Feature request: Save in other PDF-version (eg 1.5 -> 1.4)
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Feature request: Save in other PDF-version (eg 1.5 -> 1.4)

Hallo, I (still) miss the ability to save a document in a selectable PDF-version-format (as Adobe Acrobat can do). We need to save PDFs in a special doc archive, which accepts PDF <= 1.4 only. In Adobe Acrobat I can select the target PDF version. See here: http://grok.lsu.edu/article.aspx?articleid=...
by guebert
Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Digital Signature does not work
Replies: 6
Views: 1100

Re: Digital Signature does not work

It's an Austrian Citizen Card ("Bürgerkarte") - http://www.buergerkarte.at/index.en.php

Michael
by guebert
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Digital Signature does not work
Replies: 6
Views: 1100

Re: Digital Signature does not work

Ivan,

no, there's no Win7 machine in our office.

BTW, I think it will have the same issues, because when signing with X-Change Viewer I'm asked for the 4-digit PIN only and not the 6-digit PIN as all other tools do ...

Michael
by guebert
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Digital Signature does not work
Replies: 6
Views: 1100

Digital Signature does not work

Hallo! I use the pro version of XChange Viewer. Today I tried to sign a PDF. Unfortunately the result seems to be useless: 1.) XChange Viewer uses the wrong certificate of my keycard. The signature certificate should be used, which requires to enter a 6 digit PIN, but instead only the secrecy certif...
by guebert
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: OCR hangs forever ...
Replies: 4
Views: 2937

Re: OCR hangs forever ...

I am unable to reproduce the behaviour you describe (hanging) with build 201 of the viewer, although it did take awhile to complete, and OCR only detects the clear text in the header and title of the page (against the white background). In your document the headline in front of white background is ...
by guebert
Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: OCR hangs forever ...
Replies: 4
Views: 2937

OCR hangs forever ...

Hallo,

you can find a PDF attached, where the OCR does not come to an end.

Any idea?

Michael