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by hmw
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange V4,V5,V6 & V7 Print Drivers
Topic: Macros to compose File name not working correctly anymore
Replies: 36
Views: 2444

Re: Macros to compose File name not working correctly anymore

Thanks for the extra info Harry - We'll take that all into consideration while investigating and fixing. However, it's worth noting that we obviously cannot fix this is Version 4 of the Lite printer and in order to access the fix, when it is available, you will need to upgrade to V7. Thanks, I unde...
by hmw
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange V4,V5,V6 & V7 Print Drivers
Topic: Macros to compose File name not working correctly anymore
Replies: 36
Views: 2444

Re: Macros to compose File name not working correctly anymore

Hi willy, After much testing, It appears to be an issue with the way the Date macro prints out. Here are two workaround I've come up with for the time being. (there may be more though) 1. Unchecking "Show Save As dialog" inside the printer allows the macro to complete successfully. 2. Simply not in...
by hmw
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange V4,V5,V6 & V7 Print Drivers
Topic: XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working

Willy: Adding the extra .pdf to the end of the filing string did NOT help. However, I went here: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=30505&p=123361 and read everything there I did a lot of testing, and I found the only culprit was the [Date] macro. Checking both 'Show Save As' an...
by hmw
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: PDF-XChange V4,V5,V6 & V7 Print Drivers
Topic: XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working

Hi Harry, Thanks for the email - Please make sure that you're not setting these changes through e.g. the MS Word print dialog, as those changes will be remembered for that session of Word only. You'll need to change this via the Devices and Printers section of the Control Panel by right clicking th...
by hmw
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange V4,V5,V6 & V7 Print Drivers
Topic: XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working
Replies: 5
Views: 411

XChange Lite 'Save Options' not working

I have PDF-XChange 4.0 Lite, which came with my purchased copy of Editor. I run this on Windows 7 Pro (64 bit) SP1. I have used this for years as my printing option to save documents as PDF files. It has always worked fine. I recently decided that I wanted to have the file name, date, etc. included ...
by hmw
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Including file name in printed documents
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Re: Including file name in printed documents

Hello Harry, The options are there in the "Header and Footer" dialog box, but you need to click the appropriate button [...] above the desired text box. See the attached "print screen". There is even a reference to the on-line Macro Guide (that currently still refers to Version 6 instead of 7). Her...
by hmw
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Including file name in printed documents
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Re: Including file name in printed documents

Hi Harry, Thanks for the post - You would either need to add the footer before printing using the Headers and Footers feature, or would need to do this through the settings of your printer. Thanks for the prompt reply. However the options listed on Headers and Footers don't include: a) File path an...
by hmw
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Including file name in printed documents
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Including file name in printed documents

I have both PDF Editor & PDF Viewer. My OS is Windows 7 Pro (64 bit) SP1. I have searched the threads on this forum, and have found titles like "Several problems with PDF-XChange Lite v. 7' and 'Printer Properties do not remember File Name Pattern'. Both seem to address adding items such as document...
by hmw
Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Viewer--Later build will not accept my s/n
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: Viewer--Later build will not accept my s/n

Like explained in an earlier topic: http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=28845 it is best to not handle license issues via this forum. You can best send an e-mail to sales@tracker-software.com Best regards. Sorry about that. I could not find an email address for Tracker, and ...
by hmw
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Viewer--Later build will not accept my s/n
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Viewer--Later build will not accept my s/n

I have PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.214.2. It is the Pro version, which requires a s/n to activate. It works fine. Tracker considers the Viewer obsolete, and replaced it with Editor. I also have a Pro version of Editor, but I prefer to use Viewer. Going through Tracker's Viewer archive, I noticed that the...
by hmw
Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will:

>>The portable Viewer has to be started and PDF's opened using the File --> Open (Ctrl + O) method.


Thanks for the tip.


Harry
by hmw
Sun Oct 05, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will: I went ahead and installed Editor, although I think Viewer is easier to use. And I appreciate your asking the developers to compile more 32 bit installers, since it appears that 64 bit drivers are few and far between. You guys have given this subject much more effort than you should have had t...
by hmw
Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

John: I installed the portable version of Viewer on my 64 bit computer. However, Windows won't recognize it as the program to open .pdf files, no matter what I do. I enter the correct .exe file, but still nothing. What have I done wrong? To get around this problem, I reinstalled the 64 bit version o...
by hmw
Fri Oct 03, 2014 3:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

John: Now I am really confused. If what you say is true, then why did Will send me the following, when he knew that I had a 64 bit machine? >>Viewer 32-bit MSI: >>http://tracker-software.com/PXCViewer_x86_307.msi but it obviously uses the installer you mention, because I could not install it. Also, ...
by hmw
Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will: I never heard from Brother, so I forgot about them. I installed the Tools Version 4.0.195.0 you sent me. I didn't realize that it was a portable version. Is there a non-portable 32 bit version available? You sent me this link for Viewer: >>Viewer 32-bit MSI: >>http://tracker-software.com/PXCVi...
by hmw
Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will: Thanks for the links. Let me know after you talk to development if there is a later version for Tools. I have 4.0.214.2. Brother has decided that my issue is too difficult to deal with via Email [whatever that means], so they are going to call me. I'll let you know if/when I hear anything. In ...
by hmw
Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Stefan: Thanks for the portable info. I still have not heard re: the following questions I asked Will (posted on 9/25 at 3:36 PM). Hopefully someone is checking into them. ******************** >>The 32 bit TOOLS link you sent me if for Version 4.0.195.0. Is that the latest 32 bit >>available? I have...
by hmw
Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will:

The portable link for VIEWER you sent me is for Ver. 3.09, which you blocked. So I found 2.5.214.2 on your website. I installed it on a USB stick, and it works just fine. Both TWAIN and WIA driver options.

The portable version is smaller than the 'normal' version. Why is that?

Harry
by hmw
Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will: Why is what should be simple, so complicated <g>? Brother told me that the installation package I have contains a 64 bit TWAIN driver. I just sent them some more information, to try and determine if that is really correct or not. The 32 bit TOOLS link you sent me if for Version 4.0.195.0. Is t...
by hmw
Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: Scan Driver Issue

Will: Boy you do everything here. For VIEWER, I downloaded the .zip installer, which opened a .EXE file, which I double-clicked to install. Was that correct? For TOOLS, there was only the .zip installer. Both of the above packages, on their download pages, say (32/64 bit). Was there an option I miss...
by hmw
Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:26 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scan Driver Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Scan Driver Issue

I own both Viewer Pro and Tools (both 2.5.214.2) installed on a new Windows 7 PRO SP1 (64 bit) computer. I also have both Viewer and Tools (both 2.5.212.0) installed on a Windows XP PRO SP3 (32 bit) computer. I have a network, and have both a Brother 7820N laser multi-function printer and an Epson V...
by hmw
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Problem with New Documents
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Problem with New Documents

I have PDF-XChange Viewer PRO on 3 computers: #1. Ver. 2.5.212.0 on Windows XP Pro SP3 (32 bit). #2. Ver. 2.5.199.0 on Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64 bit), on a laptop. #3. Ver. 2.5.214.2 on Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64 bit), on a desktop. PDF-XChange was installed on this computer a couple of months ago. [Note: my...
by hmw
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files
Replies: 32
Views: 3554

Re: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files

Will: I disconnected my Windows firewall and my Security Essentials anti-virus. Made no difference. [Incidentally I have an old version of Editor, but on my XP computer; not this Win 7 one] Let's just leave this in the category of 'cause unknown' and move on. I'll stick with IE opening Adobe Reader ...
by hmw
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files
Replies: 32
Views: 3554

Re: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files

Will: First you have spent an awful lot of time on this issue, and I really appreciate it. Sadly, what you had me do did not work. As I said in one of my earlier posts, checking 'View PDF in Browser' forces me in IE to ask if I want a .pdf file opened, and when I say Yes, it opens PDF Viewer is a se...
by hmw
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files
Replies: 32
Views: 3554

Re: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files

Will: I used the link you specified, and installed Ver 214.2. Sadly, no change. IE still opens Adobe Reader, and Viewer still does not show on the IE addins page. Incidentally, the user manual that comes with Viewer says that there are both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Viewer. But 214.2 installed i...
by hmw
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files
Replies: 32
Views: 3554

Re: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files

Will: Thanks for the prompt reply. A couple of questions: 1. Do you know that one or the other of these options will fix it, or are they just among a long list of things to try? 2. Are you talking about BUILDS 214.2 and 308.1 for Version 2.5, or different Versions? And what is the upgrade price for ...
by hmw
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files
Replies: 32
Views: 3554

Re: PDF-Xchange will not open pdf files

I hope this thread is still open. I recently installed a Windows 7 Pro (64 bit) computer on my network, and installed PDF XChange Viewer (Pro) Version 2.5, Build 212.0 on it. It is the same Viewer program & build that I have on my XP. On the XP it works fine and opens in the Browser window on all th...
by hmw
Thu May 15, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recents List when moved to new computer
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: Recents List when moved to new computer

Will:

You said:
"If posting files to this forum, you must archive the files to a ZIP, RAR or 7z file or they will not be uploaded."

Sorry but I don't understand your message.
1. I did not try to upload a file.
2. Are you saying that if I do, it must be submitted as a ZIP, RAR or 7z file?

Harry
by hmw
Wed May 14, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recents List when moved to new computer
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: Recents List when moved to new computer

Stefan:

Thanks for the prompt reply. I'll not tamper with the Registry, and just reopen all of the files, as you recommended.


Harry
by hmw
Wed May 14, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Recents List when moved to new computer
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Recents List when moved to new computer

I just got a new Win 7 Pro (64 bit) computer, and successfully installed PDF XChange Viewer 2.5 (Build 212.0) on it. I also was able to Import all my Settings, via Data File, from my old XP computer. This went very painlessly. There is one problem. The 'Recents List' is fully populated with what I h...
by hmw
Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO
Replies: 5
Views: 1421

Re: Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO

Paul: Thanks for the information links, as well as the pun. But if I am not eligible, then what you posted in that press event you referenced appears wrong. Here is what that release said: ************************ 4: We have promised we would be generous when it came to offering an upgrade path to t...
by hmw
Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO
Replies: 5
Views: 1421

Re: Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO

Will:

>>2) Can you clarify whether by "12/2/2012" you are referring to December 2nd, 2012 or to the 12th of February? (Different countries do this differently).<<

Sorry. December 2, 2012. And I purchased it about December 1, 2011.

Harry
by hmw
Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools - is it 4 or 5?
Replies: 6
Views: 2518

Re: PDF Tools - is it 4 or 5?

Paul: I'm still confused. I just updated my registered copy of Tools. It now says I have Ver. 4.0, Build 212. My previous copy was Ver. 4.0, Build 199. Where do I find the list of changes from Build 199 to Build 212 for TOOLS (not XChange)? There is no Build 212 on the 'PDF-XChange & Tools Version H...
by hmw
Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO
Replies: 5
Views: 1421

Comparison-Editor to PDF Viewer PRO

I own PDF Exchange Viewer PRO, as well as PDF Tools and PDF-Exchange Lite 4. They are installed on a Windows XP PRO SP3 computer. From reading this forum and your website, it appears that the new Editor will replace the Exchange Viewer over time. I found (http://www.tracker-software.com/PDFXEditor_S...
by hmw
Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:55 am
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: Recent Documents question
Replies: 5
Views: 2059

Re: Recent Documents question

Will: Got it, and the update added the option. And it works great also. Thanks. But Viewer-PRO installation still gets confused. It automatically 'reverts' to the s/n for my PDF-Exchange Lite 4, which means the Free version of Viewer is presumed. I have to find my correct s/n and manually add it to ...
by hmw
Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: Recent Documents question
Replies: 5
Views: 2059

Re: Recent Documents question

Will: My 'Manage Recent Lists' does not look like yours, and does not have the option to remove broken links. I have uploaded a screenshot of mine. I looked at all of the updates since the one I have (thanks for that list--I was not able to find it), and I don't see anything that stands out relative...
by hmw
Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: Recent Documents question
Replies: 5
Views: 2059

Recent Documents question

I have PDF Exchange Viewer PRO, Ver. 2.5 (Build 201.0). It appears that PRO is no longer available, so not sure if this is the correct forum for my questions. 1. In the Recent Documents list, I can remove the documents one at a time, or remove the complete list. On my list, I have a lot of entries w...
by hmw
Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Paul: I don't know what to say, except thanks so much for trying. Because this problem is/was so time consuming for me to get the serial numbers corrrect, I would rather not experiment right now, since it is all working fine. However, whenever there is a new update available which requires me to rel...
by hmw
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Paul: I installed PDF Viewer first (free version). The I purchased PDF-Tools at a later date. Then PDF-Xchange Viewer as a separate install. See my note in this thread, dated 12/4/2011 @ 12:23 PM, for all the details. I did not know that Tools and Viewer came together, or could be installed with the...
by hmw
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:24 am
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Thanks Paul for all your hard work. I shall await your findings.

Harry
by hmw
Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Stefan: I appreciate your planning to look into the Lite installer overwrite problem. Could you also look into the other problem that I mentioned (repeated below)? ********************************** 2. Not related to the above, but also a problem. I use the Customize Toolbars feature to add extra co...
by hmw
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Two tool bar questions
Replies: 5
Views: 785

Re: Two tool bar questions

Got it. Thanks so much, Stefan.

Harry
by hmw
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Two tool bar questions
Replies: 5
Views: 785

Re: Two tool bar questions

Stephan: Thanks for your thorough and rapid response. The only reason I create so many custom toolbars is to provide a space between certain commands. Other programs I have provide "space" commands so the user can separate actual commands. The only way I could figure out how do do this with Viewer w...
by hmw
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Two tool bar questions
Replies: 5
Views: 785

Two tool bar questions

I have PDF XChange Viewer (Registered Version), Build 201.0. MY OS is Windows XP Pro, SP2. Two questions related to the tool bars, and their options. First attachment is PDFDropdown.pdf. Every place I added a red rectangle is a small "drop down" arrow that says "Reset This Toolbar & Customize Toolba...
by hmw
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:18 am
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Jamie/Stephan: I just upgraded to Build 201.0. The problem I described in my post of Sun Dec 04, 2011 still exists! It is a real pain. Two items I did not mention then. 1. A user has to go through this convoluted serial number fix twice. First, when he opens PDF Viewer as a stand alone, and again wh...
by hmw
Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF-Tools: Edit Page/Content Settings - Papersize and Crop
Replies: 10
Views: 3005

Re: PDF-Tools: Edit Page/Content Settings - Papersize and Cr

Back in January, Peter2 requested, among other things: "- Please add to the "Preview panel" a real "preview of content" and not only preview of paper size. - Please use better colours (more contrast) for preview and skip the "light grey / medium light grey colours"." As a new owner of Tools 4.0.0199...
by hmw
Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Jamie:

Thank you so much.

Harry
by hmw
Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Stefan: You said: "As for the issue with the Lite installation file - we are investigating it...." Not sure it will make any difference, but I had the problem on both my desktop and my laptop. Also both run Windows XP Pro, SP2. Did you perhaps overlook these two questions in my last post? 1. In -Vie...
by hmw
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: Can't Email Directly from PDF-Tools 4
Replies: 4
Views: 1537

Re: Can't Email Directly from PDF-Tools 4

Stefan:

I get a similar message when I try to E-mail from Tools. It says "Launch default E-Mail client", but when I choose that, it says that there is no default E-mail client (which there is), or use Microsoft Outlook, which I do not use.

Harry
by hmw
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools 4
Topic: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro
Replies: 32
Views: 9885

Re: PDF Tools and PDF Viewer Pro

Here is where I stand so far. I first installed PDF-XChange Viewer (free), then PDF-Tools (free), then spent $45 to get a -Tools License, and installed the Registration Serial# in both -Tools and -Viewer. Everything worked fine. I then downloaded and installed PDF-XChange Lite (non-commercial use). ...