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by Bob Coleman
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Specific file not rendered correctly in Editor
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Specific file not rendered correctly in Editor

I think this problem persisted for some time, but, due to needing to print the file yesterday, I noticed that it seems to be OK in the current version. I have no idea when the problem was corrected, but it seems to be fixed now.
by Bob Coleman
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected filename displayed
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Unexpected filename displayed

The document properties window (CTRL+D) should have an option to manage this: http://bit.ly/2qOVvM1 Please let us know if changing this has any effect. Yes, it does. These files must be the first ones I've ever encountered that have a document title stored within them. I apparently have to make the...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected filename displayed
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Re: Unexpected filename displayed

No, resetting settings doesn't change this behavior.
by Bob Coleman
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected filename displayed
Replies: 7
Views: 550

Unexpected filename displayed

I have several files with various filenames. Whatever the filename, when these files are displayed in the Editor, both the title bar and the tab display "Explanation of Benefits - Part C.;". I've never seen this before. Obviously this "name" is coming from somewhere in the file, but where? Can I cha...
by Bob Coleman
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Affect on Windows Taskbar
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Re: Affect on Windows Taskbar

Thanks to Ovg for the links to other threads, one of which made me realize that the inability to access the hidden taskbar is present only when the editor window is maximized. A satisfactory work around for me will probably be to resize the non-masximized window to take up the whole screen. I'd pref...
by Bob Coleman
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Affect on Windows Taskbar
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Affect on Windows Taskbar

I'm running Windows 10. I upgraded PDF Editor from Version 6.0 (Build 321.0) to Version 7.0 (Build 323.2). Needless to say, this is quite a jarring experience regarding the UI, but I'll concentrate on only one thing here. I recognize that I might be the only person that does this, but I have the Win...
by Bob Coleman
Sun May 01, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Manual Availability
Replies: 7
Views: 680

Re: Manual Availability

I know that, but I'm still wondering if there is a downloadable version.
by Bob Coleman
Sun May 01, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Manual Availability
Replies: 7
Views: 680

Manual Availability

Is there any place from which the manual can be downloaded?
by Bob Coleman
Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Odd behavior filling out form
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Odd behavior filling out form

Not a very descriptive Subject, I know, but I don't know how to simplify the behavior into something short. See attached file. When filling in the fields in this form, all except the first character of each field appear in a much larger font than the first character. Particularly obvious in numeric ...
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10

I still don't understand why this is happening for the Viewer and not the Editor, but I don't think it's worth worrying about any more right now.
by Bob Coleman
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10

OK, but the Editor seemed to install correctly with those options checked. Well, I just think they were checked because I think I would have. I can't guarantee that they were this time. I'll try to remember to pay more attention during the next update. (Thinking as I type) The Editor would have been...
by Bob Coleman
Thu Jan 14, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Installation of latest Viewer update hangs on Windows 10

Just FYI, installing Viewer Version 2.5 (Build 316.0) on Windows 10 hung at "Finishing installation" (several times). I cancelled it with Task Manager and as far as I can determine, the installation was complete.
by Bob Coleman
Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Status of Viewer
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Status of Viewer

In http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=24161 it is stated that: Unfortunately the Viewer has been effectively discontinued, and no changes will be made to it directly. Any bugs that are present in the Viewer as well as the Editor will likely only be fixed in the Editor. If th...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comparison of Find toolbar with that in the Viewer
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Comparison of Find toolbar with that in the Viewer

In an off-topic comment in http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=24161 I implied some dissatisfaction with the Editor Find toolbar compared to the one in the Viewer and received the following response: You should have both the quick find (Ctrl-F) as well as the advanced search ...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Re: Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt

Hi Bob, You should have both the quick find (Ctrl-F) as well as the advanced search (Ctrl-Shift-F) in the Editor as you had them in the Viewer. Or is the behaviour of one or the other that you find different than what the Viewer had? Regards, Stefan I'm going to start a new thread in the Editor for...
by Bob Coleman
Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Re: Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt

I suppose it's not the response I was hoping for, but I honestly didn't expect the issue to be fixed. It's not at all clear to me whether the underlying problem is the fault of the Viewer or AxCrypt. (I actually use the Editor most of the time. The only thing that keeps me from switching 100% to the...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Recent Incompatibility with AxCrypt

I report this for any interest it may be. I don't know that the underlying problem is in the Viewer and would consider myself extremely fortunate if this issue would be resolved by Tracker Software. Nevertheless: I use a file encryption program AxCrypt (http://www.axantum.com/axcrypt/). When this pr...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Specific file not rendered correctly in Editor
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Specific file not rendered correctly in Editor

See attached file.

When this file is opened in the viewer, it is displayed correctly as far as I have seen.

When it is opened in the Editor, the contents of the NAMES field at the upper right are slightly "cropped" on the top.
by Bob Coleman
Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find field still missing
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Find field still missing

UI customization in the latest build is nice, but I still wish for a Find toolbar similar to the one in the viewer.
by Bob Coleman
Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR in editor build 312 causing editor to crash
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: OCR in editor build 312 causing editor to crash

Yes, seems to be resolved.
by Bob Coleman
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR in editor build 312 causing editor to crash
Replies: 3
Views: 656

OCR in editor build 312 causing editor to crash

I have, so far, two scanned documents which cause the editor build 312 to crash when OCR from that build is run on said documents. OCR from either Viewer build 312 or Editor build 311 completes normally. The problem does not occur on all documents.
by Bob Coleman
Mon Nov 10, 2014 1:22 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find Function doesn't work in Firefox
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Find Function doesn't work in Firefox

I don't know if this is a new problem with Build 311 and/or Firefox 33.0.3 or if it is just the first time I've noticed it. When viewing a PDF in Firefox with the Editor, Ctrl-F (Find) doesn't work. It produces the search field at the bottom of the window that would be used if the native Firefox pre...
by Bob Coleman
Sat Aug 09, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Missing Find Toolbar
Replies: 2
Views: 575

Missing Find Toolbar

The thing that keeps me from switching from the Viewer to the Editor full time is the Editor missing an always visible Find Toolbar which keeps it's search argument as I switch from file to file. (I'm not really a fan of the expanded size of all the UI elements, but that probably wouldn't keep me fr...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor help seems to be missing
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Re: Editor help seems to be missing

Indeed, that is something that still has to be arranged by Tracker Software. If you should be interested in the downloadable manuals (thanks to Google Search): Editor > http://www.tracker-software.com/PDFXVE3man.pdf (253 pages) Viewer > http://www.tracker-software.com/PDFVManual.pdf (209 pages) May...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor help seems to be missing
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Editor help seems to be missing

When the Editor is installed, an entry "PDF-XChange Editor Help" is created in the Start Menu. Selecting this entry brings up a page saying (abbreviated) that the help file has not been installed to save space and giving a link to the online manual. Clicking this link gets a page with essentially no...
by Bob Coleman
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: List of changes
Replies: 2
Views: 473

List of changes

Is there any place to see what changed between Version 3.0 (Build 307.2) and Version 5.5 (Build 308.2)?
by Bob Coleman
Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: OCR Preferences Page Missing from Build 307.2
Replies: 1
Views: 356

OCR Preferences Page Missing from Build 307.2

Build 307.1 contained a preferences page for OCR (the last one after Speech). The latest Users Manual indicates it should be there, but Build 307.2 doesn't have one.
by Bob Coleman
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: New Build Notification?
Replies: 2
Views: 558

New Build Notification?

Is there anything one can subscribe to to be notified when new builds are released?
by Bob Coleman
Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Vi

Yes, with the Hand Tool selected, I can fill out the form, but there are still some oddities. In the Viewer, I can fill out the form with either the Hand Tool or the Select Tool selected. Why in the Document menu in the Editor are Replace Pages Delete Pages Crop Pages Resize Pages Rotate Pages inact...
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Vi

I should maybe have mentioned that the Edit Content button is not active when viewing this form.
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Loss of editing function when using Editor instead of Viewer

When viewing a US income tax related form W9 (attached) with the Viewer, I can click most fields and enter text. When using the Editor, I can't find any way to enter text in the same fields.
by Bob Coleman
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

I'm not requesting anything. Certainly not at this point. For a long time, I've also thought that the observed behavior is simply something to be expected. My initial post here was just saying thanks for "fixing" something that I didn't suppose could be fixed. But now, I've become completely confuse...
by Bob Coleman
Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

I don't think so, but at this point, I can't guarantee anything. I think I should just quietly collect observations for a while.
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

I know this is beginning to sound silly, but today, in the normal course of activities, I'm reading the document that I supplied and seeing the more desirable behavior described by Bhikkhu Pesala. I have no idea why I'm seeing inconsistent behavior.
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

I don't know what kind of anomaly I was seeing when I started this thread. Since, I have been seeing the same thing thing in Viewer and Editor also. As I think I mentioned before, I typically use Continuous and Fit Width. This typically results in a Zoom of 122%. I notice now that in the Editor it i...
by Bob Coleman
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

Not much point in sending one, I guess. There must be something else that I don't understand going on. Today, in the same PDF as yesterday, I'm seeing the same behavior I've always seen in the Viewer.
by Bob Coleman
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Compliment regarding viewing in Continuous mode

I'm comparing the Editor and Viewer. Most of my previous comments on the Editor have been at least mild complaints, but now I'd like to say something positive. I usually view PDFs in Continuous, rather than Single Page, mode. With the Viewer, I've always found the transition from one "screen page" t...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Small complaint about document tabs
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Small complaint about document tabs

If I had multiple documents open in the Viewer, I always found the gray tabs for the background documents very usable. In the Editor, I find the black tabs tend to run together. The small "x" does delimit the tabs. They are certainly not unusable, but they are less usable and appealing than those of...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Thoughts on migrating from Viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: Thoughts on migrating from Viewer

I agree with at least points 3 and 5.
by Bob Coleman
Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Default location to save PDFs from browser
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Default location to save PDFs from browser

I don't know if this change is intentional or not, but I find that when I open a PDF in the editor in Firefox and then click Save, the Save File As always comes up ready to save to "C:\users\Bob Coleman\AppData\Local\Temp". When the same is done with the Viewer, the default location is the last fold...
by Bob Coleman
Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer and Editor Co-existence
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Viewer and Editor Co-existence

Changing subject somewhat, but certainly within the subject of "Co-existence", I quote below from http://resource.dopus.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=20194&view=next regarding the behavior of the Viewer and Editor when using the Directory Opus file manager. Tracker Software is replacing PDF-XChange Viewe...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer and Editor Co-existence
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Viewer and Editor Co-existence

Changing subject somewhat, but certainly within the subject of "Co-existence", I quote below from http://resource.dopus.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=20194&view=next regarding the behavior of the Viewer and Editor when using the Directory Opus file manager. Tracker Software is replacing PDF-XChange Viewer...
by Bob Coleman
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer and Editor Co-existence
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Viewer and Editor Co-existence

John - Tracker Supp wrote:If issued after Jan 1st 2012 - the Viewer/Editor serials are the same/interchangeable.

HTH
It was not issued after Jan 1st 2012, so why am I able to use (what I think is) a Pro feature in the Editor.

I guess I shouldn't be complaining, but still I'd like to understand what's going on.
by Bob Coleman
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer and Editor Co-existence
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Re: Viewer and Editor Co-existence

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:What does it say in Edit, Preferences, Registration?

I am using the Free version, so I don't see any details there.
It shows my name Organization (None), email address, and (Viewer) Serial Key.
by Bob Coleman
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Status Bar
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

Re: Status Bar

OK, that gets me started, thanks. I notice that the Properties toolbar is below the others. Can any of the others be moved down or rearranged in any way?
by Bob Coleman
Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Status Bar
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

Status Bar

I suppose I'm suffering from "I don't like it because it's different" syndrome, but is there any way to get the equivalent of the Viewer Status Bar? What I specifically miss is the "n of m" page numbers.
by Bob Coleman
Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer and Editor Co-existence
Replies: 9
Views: 1950

Viewer and Editor Co-existence

I don't know that I have current need for or interest in the Editor, but recognizing that it will be the only supported alternative going forward, I decided to look at it by installing it on a system on which I already have the Viewer (Pro). During installation, I got a Registration Information dial...
by Bob Coleman
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2762

Re: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012

No pxv* files. On the system where I get a crash, a folder named pdfx-{F8BD4990-BDA8-4EB2-8347FA2D59DB052D} was created but it was empty. On the system which simply doesn't produce a PDF, the file GFS3ADD.tmp was created. If I try to delete this file, I'm told that it can't be deleted because it's o...
by Bob Coleman
Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:48 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2762

Re: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012

Note that I have two problems or maybe two versions of the same problem. On one copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, pdfSaver5L.exe crashes. On another copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, there is no crash, just no PDF produced. I tried to create .tmp files in both cases. When I initially broug...
by Bob Coleman
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2762

Re: Unable to use PDF-XChange Lite 2012

Let me recap a little here. On my normally used Win 7 system, the nothing obviously "crashes", just no PDF is produced. On another copy of Win 7 with hardly anything installed, the crash occurred. Which problem do you want to attack first? Based on prior experience, I don't think the problems are re...