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by Puffolino
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stamp size gets changed....
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Stamp size gets changed....

Thanks for all efforts improving the editor. :wink: Maybe some additional functions would assist the "optimizing" of stamps and could also help in other situations. The content of a PDF file often shows XForms often encasulated by another XForm which has an XForm inside and so on (which also happens...
by Puffolino
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to print displayed comments only?
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: How to print displayed comments only?

You're right, but doing that is also a little bit risky (like flattening the selected comments "just for a moment"), overwriting the original file could happen (when chaotic users like me do this job :lol: ) So maybe you could check if any improvement for dealing with this could be done somewhen in ...
by Puffolino
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What about new drawing functions...
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: What about new drawing functions...

Hello Stefan, not sure, just babbled loud... > a javascript dialog sounds fine (will google a little bit), but scripts (or buttons with scripts) can't be triggered by shortcuts - not so good. > a tool like mine could control theoretically do a lot of things, but an API would be useful here because t...
by Puffolino
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What about new drawing functions...
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: What about new drawing functions...

C :shock: :shock: L !

Now showing a dialog to change the parameters would be perfect :wink:
by Puffolino
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What about new drawing functions...
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: What about new drawing functions...

Hm, the posting text above seems has been changed automatically ("Spam message...") because of the key word "m o v i e"? :shock: However I try to post a better demo here. Demo.zip And one hint, you'll get a systray icon which allows you to exit the tool (left click for a menu or just double or right...
by Puffolino
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What about new drawing functions...
Replies: 5
Views: 64

What about new drawing functions...

Hi, I've written a small program which demonstrates how new drawing functions could be added. Have a look at the small demo film which shows how it works. The program is Windows only, you also need to add the Shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F1 to the Polyline function. And it is just a demonstartion tool, s...
by Puffolino
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stamp size gets changed....
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Stamp size gets changed....

Interesting, I created a lot of my stamps using CorelDraw and pasted the content on a new document to create a stamp (after flattening the elements). This is needed because using "Add New..." in the Stamps Palette ends in (very) low resoultion bitmaps. I've attached an stamp file example which conta...
by Puffolino
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to print displayed comments only?
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: How to print displayed comments only?

Daniel, I'll try to explain the situation with the following screenshots. If you'd need the corresponding PDF file, I could mail it to you. That's the content showing all comments: V0.png Here's one view I'd like to print: V1.png And here's another one: V2.png The whole content will be printed indep...
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to print displayed comments only?
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: How to print displayed comments only?

Sorry, I ment that I am using the function "Show comment by Author" to display certain comments only. This works fine, but then I would like to print exactly what I get presented on the screen (the displayed comments only but not the "hidden" comments). Thank you for the tip with the "printable" fla...
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stamp size gets changed....
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Stamp size gets changed....

...when editing the Author (which is a good trick to hide/show comments, so a shortcut for editing the user name would be cool as well). See attached file and select one of the large squared symbols (Author Michael), show the property panel and change the Author from "Michael" to "Schalter" and the ...
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to reset grid lines to "Auto"?
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: How to reset grid lines to "Auto"?

It does, thanks :roll:
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to print displayed comments only?
Replies: 6
Views: 79

How to print displayed comments only?

I have tons of comments within a document and would like to ignore all hidden comments when printing (or exporting to an image)...
...actually I need to flatten the displayed comments so I should not accidently save the document then.
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Measurement tool - appearance setting
Replies: 17
Views: 1459

Re: Measurement tool - appearance setting

Hi Daniel, did some testing now (with property panel displayed)... While creating the dimension line, the precision is set to 1 (as defined and wanted), but as soon I release the mouse button, the precision value changes to 0,01. Seems that this option is not saved with each object. I also tried to ...
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to reset grid lines to "Auto"?
Replies: 3
Views: 32

How to reset grid lines to "Auto"?

The default setting of the grid lines (Preferences / Measurement) has been three times Auto (Vertical/Horizontal/Subdivisions) which I've changed to 1mm/1mm/10. Now I want to get my "Auto" back :lol:
by Puffolino
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Measurement tool - appearance setting
Replies: 17
Views: 1459

Re: Measurement tool - appearance setting

I think this has been answered alread but I couldn't find it in the forum... How to change the default font type and size for the dimension tool? Oh, found it - after editing the settings (see above that you need to double click on it), a " Make Default " icon appears in the tool bar :lol: (I've sea...
by Puffolino
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Some lousy questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Some lousy questions...

... RT#5061: Fix Typerwriter "alignment" resize issue ... Thanks once more, Daniel... BTW as seen in the attached Text Bugs.pdf earlier in this thread, there are also some anomalies when dealing with embedded text elements. Concerning the comment objects, it would be possible to use the box sizing ...
by Puffolino
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Some lousy questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Some lousy questions...

Thanks again, Daniel... ...still struggling - may because my interpretation of some words, don't know :cry: [...] the Width and height however, [...] do change to fit the text content within it. That would be fine, but the width expands to the full paper size even when the content is nil - that real...
by Puffolino
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Some lousy questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Some lousy questions...

Thanks Daniel for all your patient and answering point for point... ...and most of them are now clear and logical (some clear but stil unlogical, like why cropping stamp previews), but there's one I am still worried: Unlike most comments, the typewriter resizes to fit what is within it, this is why ...
by Puffolino
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?
Replies: 19
Views: 448

Re: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?

If you need to create multiple bookmarks for consecutive pages, you could also use an alternative sequence: Ctrl+Shift+B, Ctrl+., NEXT, Cursor Down, Ctrl+Shift+B,.... Maybe some additional functions (and shortcuts) would be useful, I'd like things like: * activate main window * activate panel (bookm...
by Puffolino
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Some lousy questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Some lousy questions...

Hello Daniel, thanks for all your answers and comments While there is not modifier to accomplish this, you can achieve the same effect by moving the content to the desired horizontal/vertical position and then use the opposite "arrange vertically/horizontally" function to make that item line up perf...
by Puffolino
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?
Replies: 19
Views: 448

Re: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?

[...] Is there a key (or can I create a key combination) to activate the main window [...] Not an easy job - I tried to set a shortcut for the content panel, but that doesn't help. F11 will allow you to control the main window and select a page (as a Ctrl+Shift+N would do) but you don't get back to...
by Puffolino
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?
Replies: 19
Views: 448

Re: Is there a way to navigate menus with arrow keys and not mouse?

Most of the menus are working fine, one problem is the context menu (including functions like cut, paste, arrange, properties) which can be activated with the keys FN+Menu on my windows PC. The menu appears but gets no focus, so the cursor keys will move the selected object(s) and shortcuts (like 'R...
by Puffolino
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Some lousy questions...
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Some lousy questions...

I worked hard to find these things in the forum, but failed. Anyhow not really urgent things, but maybe some of the following questions could be answered... * any trick to allow moving an object only horizontally or vertically? example: some copied elements/comments on a construction plan need to be...
by Puffolino
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Perimeter lines popping in and out of existence!
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: Perimeter lines popping in and out of existence!

The 33333 have been seen in the board index, still increasing :roll: Forgot to mention the checkmark is in the menu , not the dialog: grafik.png Concerning the width / height thing - you're right when croping a single page to the best size, but I need to divide different floors placed on a single sh...
by Puffolino
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: What can be done to help the support team?
Replies: 2
Views: 112

What can be done to help the support team?

I have some complex PDF files (construction plans, seem to be exported from AutoCAD) and the PDF-XChange Editor crashes from time to time (rarely but still annoying). Today I added some elements on the plan (comments) and before mailing the PDF I wanted to flatten all comments. I tried to select all...
by Puffolino
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Perimeter lines popping in and out of existence!
Replies: 23
Views: 409

Re: Perimeter lines popping in and out of existence!

There are two things I don't understand/like about cropping: :?: what does the checkmark mean in Document/Crop Pages/Crop Page Tool? :( why there's no chance to enter the width/height for the crop boxes? > > This would allow to split a large construction plan into more pieces of the same (paper) siz...
by Puffolino
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows caption shows wrong filename...
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: Windows caption shows wrong filename...

Hi Stefan,

was clear for me - anyhow I feel your team is doing an excellent job (not that usual in these days).

Thanks for all your efforts,
Michael
by Puffolino
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Image compressing (Issue & Feature Requests)
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Image compressing (Issue & Feature Requests)

Thanks Stefan, seems that the technical explanation show that my thoughts haven't been to far away from the truth. So maybe somewhen in the future there will be a possibility to deal also with the masks - even such kind of images are not commonly used. Independendly I would like to ask for enhancing...
by Puffolino
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Image compressing (Issue & Feature Requests)
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Image compressing (Issue & Feature Requests)

Most of the time PDF files are large because of the included images - so that's a point where I want to to optimize the documents in general. Let's have a look at the following file of around 2 MB: ImageSize.zip In the content list there are two images (feature request: I'd like to see the file size...
by Puffolino
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows caption shows wrong filename...
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: Windows caption shows wrong filename...

Thanks,
just a small one, I know :wink:

I've detected already some bugs now - and would support the idea of a bounty program... :roll:
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails

Hi Dimitar,

still the same with the actual version (build 334).
You could give it a try using the example file I've sent to the support (subject "Topic P135494 - Saving PDF after compression")

Cheers.
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Edit content textbox - size of the tabulator - aligning
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Edit content textbox - size of the tabulator - aligning

Thanks Stefan, the "25,00" for the second line can be done relatively exactly as I wrote before (using zoom and Ctrl+Shift+Cursor keys), the only tricky thing is to select the object (best done with the object pane on the left side) and keep it selected until the document window gets active (otherwi...
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows caption shows wrong filename...
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: Windows caption shows wrong filename...

Windows-Caption = Windows Title (see below)
&.png
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Edit content textbox - size of the tabulator - aligning
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Edit content textbox - size of the tabulator - aligning

Still unsure what's the best practise to "simulate" tabulators. I've enclosed a PDF document which has two lines from a table where some adaptions need to be done. One of the editing tasks is to add a text in the second row below the (tabbed) text of the first row. I don't know how to do this easily...
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows caption shows wrong filename...
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Windows caption shows wrong filename...

...when the document name includes an ampersand (&).

Test&Try.pdf is shown as TestTry.pdf.

In the recent file list everything looks perfect (seems that flag DT_NOPREFIX is used here).
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails

Hi, any hint if this issue could be solved in the near future? I've pronlongued my license 'cause the recent release updates... ...did some tests, a lot of my files can't be edited because of this problem. BTW some other documents get a much larger file size as soon I do changes (even when deleting ...
by Puffolino
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Audit Space Usage - Document Overhead
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Audit Space Usage - Document Overhead

Hi Daniel, thanks for your offer - the actual document contains sensible data but maybe I'll find some other files which I am allowed to forward to you. Anyhow it would be cool to get (some) more detailed information in the "audit space usage" dialog (and I would like to see the the "audit space usa...
by Puffolino
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Audit Space Usage - Document Overhead
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Audit Space Usage - Document Overhead

Found a PDF file which has around 8MB "Document Overhead", after optimizing the file (activated all options except image compression) the "Overhead" does not decrease and stays at the same size. Are there any more details available about this overhead content and could there be an option to get rid ...
by Puffolino
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Resize a path changes outline
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: Resize a path changes outline

Thanks Daniel, last question - will any path work as described or is this behaviour seen for converted elements only because outline information got lost? So as I understand, stretching a path does not recalculate the object corners and use the given outline setting to get a perfect result but just ...
by Puffolino
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Resize a path changes outline
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: Resize a path changes outline

Hi Paul,

hope that explains it a little bit better - here are three simple steps to see what I've meant:
grafik.png
I have thought that all objects are vector elements (not pixel images) which keep their border properties also when resizing.
by Puffolino
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Resize a path changes outline
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Resize a path changes outline

When changing the size of a rectangle (ellipse,...) the surrounding line width will be changed as well. Is there a possibility to keep the outline width unchanged?
by Puffolino
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 34
Views: 2577

Re: Find and replace text function?

Would love find&replace as well.

It would be also cool if found elements of a search could be modified (setting a font attribute, color or just doing a delete) for selected objects. Actually you can only select a single element of the result list.

Cheers.
by Puffolino
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails

Thanks to the team for the brilliant support :D
by Puffolino
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails

Here are my preference settings...
grafik.png
grafik.png
...meanwhile I mailed also a test file.

Thanks for investigating this - BTW it would be fine if the "Recompress Image" function would allow to recall the previously used compression options.
by Puffolino
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Saving a PDF after compressing images fails
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Saving a PDF after compressing images fails

I have some PDFs of scanned books which are quite large (200 MB or so) and I want to archive them by shrinking the size... Some of them can be optimized, other's don't - whatever I try with these files, I'll get a message as soon I want to save a changed PDF which shows something like: Cannot save D...
by Puffolino
Thu May 30, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Icon fresh up?
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Re: Icon fresh up?

Hi Will, thanks for your efforts - and even the software doesn't need to be altered to view different icons on the screen I will stop doing such bad things. Thank you also very much for the hint using the editor - I've licenced the product for years and use it when needed . As written in the first p...
by Puffolino
Tue May 28, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Icon fresh up?
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Re: Icon fresh up?

Yes, I know that the viewer is very old...

...but I did some polishing now and I think, it looks modern now 8)
PDFViewer.png

Bad luck, not all symbols can be changed easily - didn't find the location for the drawing tools (seen in the red area :oops: )
by Puffolino
Sat May 25, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Icon fresh up?
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Icon fresh up?

Hi, I am using the small and fast PDF viewer day by day - it's just quicker to view a document than starting the editor... ...but meanwhile it looks a little bit old fashioned - I would like to update all symbols (which shouldn't be a big deal because all of them are in a single png file within the ...
by Puffolino
Wed May 15, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Feature Request for printing offset
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Re: Feature Request for printing offset

You're right, would be fine to have this option within the XChange-Editor as well (I can use the crop box which can't set the width and height, so that needs also more clicks than wanted :) ) Interestingly the print dialog of the editor shows a group "Page Placement and Scaling" while the old viewer...
by Puffolino
Tue May 14, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Enhanced OCR not available?
Replies: 20
Views: 5447

Re: Enhanced OCR not available?

Not sure you want give it a try, but I would add a file "Portable.dat" in your editor's installer path and start the progam in portable mode. I am doing so for quite a while and all plugins are working (at least nothing has been grayed out)... :roll: