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by Timur Born
Sun May 26, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Adobe are threatening to SUE licensed users SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 2811

Re: Adobe are threatening to SUE licensed users SOLVED

Adobe are threatening to SUE licensed users who have paid for their product if they dont stop using it - CRAZY... Adobe threatening to SUE its own licensed users if they continue to use their legacy products !!! This seems incorrect. Adobe warns users that "third parties" may sue them, because the ...
by Timur Born
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Druck in Originalgröße
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: Druck in Originalgröße

Hallo,

ich weiß nicht, ob es hier überhaupt deutschsprachigen Support geben kann. Aber ich hatte keine Probleme das Dokument in Originalgröße zu drucken.
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War bei Ihnen evtl. "Papiergröße anhand von Dokumentgröße wählen" aktiviert?
by Timur Born
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Memory + Disk cache issues
Replies: 54
Views: 4404

Re: Memory + Disk cache issues

Or it used up more memory than what was needed to cache the document and then at some point cleaned up its own mess. :P
by Timur Born
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Memory + Disk cache issues
Replies: 54
Views: 4404

Re: Memory + Disk cache issues

Are you sure that you didn't just check a few dozen pages around the last position when you noticed the memory usage drop? Did you check both ends of the document and in between to make sure that all pages are still cached?
by Timur Born
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-Xchange Editor renders wipeout incorrectly.
Replies: 52
Views: 2840

Re: PDF-Xchange Editor renders wipeout incorrectly.

In regards issues with rendering lines (especially thin lines) when aa is not enabled - I made some changes, and now it looks better but still far from perfect. I will not include those changes in build 327.1 we are going to release soon, because I still have to work on that a bit more. I see the c...
by Timur Born
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Color management Issue
Replies: 7
Views: 439

Re: Color management Issue

Thanks for the information. I liked the changes of the last build and will keep an eye on the next one.
by Timur Born
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing two Pages in one Page
Replies: 29
Views: 2285

Re: Printing two Pages in one Page

Yes, but in Acrobat you get both options ! Conveniently half-locked into a preset that does most things right - including page order - or manual setting of 2 x 1 or 1 x 2. I write "half-"locked, because you can still change paper orientation and you even can change page order per page (reverse or n...
by Timur Born
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Color management Issue
Replies: 7
Views: 439

Re: Color management Issue

Does that mean that color management will get an overhaul in the next build?
by Timur Born
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to sort then print duplex first page of multiple pdfs?
Replies: 3
Views: 898

Re: How to sort then print duplex first page of multiple pdfs?

Is there a way to do this via PDF Tools instead?
by Timur Born
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Desktop icons come back to haunt me
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Desktop icons come back to haunt me

Minor issue, but every time I update Editor Pro the desktop icons of the whole suite get installed again, then I delete them from my desktop until the next update.

Happy new year!
by Timur Born
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Preload pages in PDF XChange Viewer
Replies: 46
Views: 16299

Re: Preload pages in PDF XChange Viewer

I just checked Adobe Reader DC 19 and it still does pre-caching in the last reading direction, just like it did for ages already. Pre-caching was not a resource hog years ago when CPUs and RAM were less powerful and it surely is not a resource problem today. Pre-caching the next (few) page(s) is a s...
by Timur Born
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Mouse cursor on UHD (4K) display too small or even disappears
Replies: 44
Views: 2494

Re: Mouse cursor on UHD (4K) display too small or even disappears

Try to enable and disable mouse-trails via Windows mouse settings, this switches GPU hardware acceleration of drawing the mouse-pointer. Does it make a difference?
by Timur Born
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 12
Views: 1255

Re: Find and replace text function?

Absolutely +1.
by Timur Born
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex
Replies: 30
Views: 1294

Re: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex

It's been some time since I sent in all the logs you needed. Will the next version of Editor include fixes for these issues? I also noticed another scan related problem: Editor allows me to chose DPI settings that are not supported my my scanner (driver), like 150 DPI. As a result I get a scan of ve...
by Timur Born
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Which resizing method is better?
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: Which resizing method is better?

I see. Thanks for the information, it's well appreciated. Are there any plans to allow user preferences for changing Editor's own display resampling (is it simple bilinear at this point)? What I mean is the resampling done in order to display images at different zoom settings and when resizing is do...
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Which resizing method is better?
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: Which resizing method is better?

Thank you, but I am confused by this answer. When I use Editor to resize a page from Letter to DIN A4 without keeping the original aspect ratio then the printer driver is not involved. Document -> More for pages -> Resize page does that without printing,
by Timur Born
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Zooming with mousewheel only
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Re: Zooming with mousewheel only

Small hint: I set one thumb button of my mouse to act as CTRL button. That way I don't need to reach for the keyboard for zooming or selection of multiple items. When not enough buttons are available then this is even more important to me than the "Back" button usually associated with thumb buttons....
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Zooming with mousewheel only
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Re: Zooming with mousewheel only

This Autohotkey script might give you something to start with:

https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic ... c87#p31645
by Timur Born
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Which resizing method is better?
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: Which resizing method is better?

What kind of resampling is used when images are resized to a different aspect ratio? Simple bilinear, bikubic or anything else? Or does the "scaling coefficient" handle this situation as well, with different scales for horizontal and vertical sizes?
by Timur Born
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: preload , prrender, precache full pdf setting?
Replies: 35
Views: 2208

Re: preload , prrender, precache full pdf setting?

More like several years. What you can do is to manually increase the cache size of Editor and then keep the right arrow pressed on your keyboard. This will (pre)render all pages into the cache. Unfortunately this cache is not saved to disk, not even as an option, so you have to do it all over again ...
by Timur Born
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-Xchange Editor renders wipeout incorrectly.
Replies: 52
Views: 2840

Re: PDF-Xchange Editor renders wipeout incorrectly.

Thanks for the detailed explanation, Ivan. Only today did I finally understand it correctly, which is entirely my own fault. :)
by Timur Born
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Print preview bug
Replies: 13
Views: 684

Re: Print preview bug

Since I did a lot of print testing I was sure that I saw grayscale print previews lately. And indeed there are two ways to get grayscale print previews. - Use Editor's own "Advanced Print Options" (More button). - Use a Postscript printer driver. While both the original PCL6 and the universal PCL6 d...
by Timur Born
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1666

Re: Coloring and printing issues

Pretty please implement an option to *disable* Editor's color management until you finally fix it for good. We users of wide gamut displays currently have to jump through several hoops to either get somewhat properly saturated screen display or proper printing. It is much easier to do this in Acroba...
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Print preview bug
Replies: 13
Views: 684

Re: Print preview bug

I suspect this will be part of the whole necessary color management overhaul and may thus take long to be implemented?!
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Fast Search Using Index
Replies: 35
Views: 3264

Re: Fast Search Using Index

I keep being flabbergasted how low a priority all Windows based PDF viewers put on more solid search results. Editor already is among the faster of the bunch. But the lack of indexing and the even worse lack of good search result presentations makes it look as if PDF search was not an important fun...
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Word add-in: How can I prevent ".dpdf" from being added ahead of the filename extension
Replies: 25
Views: 1548

Re: Word add-in: How can I prevent ".dpdf" from being added ahead of the filename extension

One of the many free bulk rename tools that come with a GUI and are easy to install (yet not necessarily easy to use):

https://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php
by Timur Born
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

Thanks Ivan, applying manual changes would be even less convenient than simply closing the second print dialog. I mostly wondered if there was an automated way to handle this problem, but obviously this is more of a GMail/Firefox issue anyway. At least we know now that there are two JS print command...
by Timur Born
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Fast Search Using Index
Replies: 35
Views: 3264

Re: Fast Search Using Index

I keep being flabbergasted how low a priority all Windows based PDF viewers put on more solid search results. Editor already is among the faster of the bunch. But the lack of indexing and the even worse lack of good search result presentations makes it look as if PDF search was not an important func...
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

I prepared two files for demonstration: - Print_JS is how GMail sends the file via Firefox. It includes the "DoPrint" JS command line I posted earlier and thus makes Editor open two print dialogs in a row. - Print_no_JS is has the "DoPrint" JS command removed via Document Properties and thus makes E...
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

I don't think that any print command is sent by Firefox. That is because I saved the file locally after removing the JS command and it still opens a (single) print dialog when I then open it locally. So it has to be somewhere within the file, on top of the already removed JS command (removed from Do...
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

If I want to keep Editor as default application for handling PDF links in Firefox then the only workarounds are to either save the file and then hit print manually or to cancel the second print dialog popup. The latter is more convenient and what I did all the time anyway. I just asked to see if any...
by Timur Born
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

When I use Chrome and set it up to to save PDF files instead of viewing them internally then the print button only saves the temporary file, which resulting in the print dialog only opening once when opened in Editor.
by Timur Born
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

I started Firefox without any addons, but the same thing happens, so it's not an addon thing.
by Timur Born
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

It's Editor's print dialog and it comes up a second time after I closed the first (either printing or cancelling). I just tried it using a simple PDF consisting of a single scanned page. Turns out that the actual printing is done via JS anyway, seems that GMail recreates the PDF including a JS print...
by Timur Born
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

Re: GMail printing twice from Firefox

I don't think it happens with specific PDF files, at least it happened with any PDF I tried to directly print out of GMail instead of just saving it (which also automatically opens it in Editor, but without the printing dialog). I don't think I opened any PDF files with JS at all yet. Could even be ...
by Timur Born
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: GMail printing twice from Firefox
Replies: 14
Views: 724

GMail printing twice from Firefox

Hello, this is not an Editor specific problem, but maybe Editor can offer a solution? When I click on a PDF attachment in GMail using Firefox I first get a preview and then can choose to either download or print the file. If I choose to print then the file is downloaded using a temporary filename an...
by Timur Born
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool

Thanks for the explanation. So for proper screenshots (as in pixels on screen) I better use external tools and for proper dimensions (as in measurements) I use Editor's tool.
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Best option for printing to PDF
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Best option for printing to PDF

And then there are also several free PDF printer products that are all based on Ghostscript. My current personal favorite ends with a number in its name.
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool

Thanks for the explanation. The behavior at fixed Snapshot dpi settings makes sense, but I cannot quite follow the automatic behavior. What exactly "keep 'metric dimension' of the image" mean? Currently all I see is that I get a snapshot at a different zoom/dpi level than what I see on screen, which...
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool

Windows scaling set to 120% (115 dpi according to Editor) and Editor set to 96 dpi (due to some earlier testing I forgot to reset this).
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?

- deleted by myself due to stupidity - ;) :o Yeah, recompression should be better than reprinting because with the former, you have better control of image size and dpi. Also, sometimes you might want to keep things like bookmarks, hyperlinks etc. (which doesn't work with reprinting), but still cha...
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?

I noticed that XChange Standard offer "Text Image Data" while Editor does not. Isn't this the method that caused issues of replaced scanned numbers on Xerox copiers?
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?

I noticed that the "Recompress Image" option is affected by "Undo", but not by "Redo". I assume this is a small bug?!
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Unexpected behavior of Snapshot tool

Hello, I just noticed an unexpected behavior of the Snapshot tool. It seems to do snapshots at different dpi settings than what the onscreen display is using. Here is a comparison of Editor's Snapshot tool vs. Windows Snipping tool doing screenshots at the very same Editor zoom setting. Editor's Sna...
by Timur Born
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?
Replies: 8
Views: 536

How to convert multiple images to monochrome at once?

How can I convert multiple images to monochrome (+JBIG2) at once? - The "Recompress Image" option in the content tool allows to convert images to grayscale, monochrome or b/w, but only one image at a time. - The "Save as Optimized" does not seem to offer any such conversion option at all. - PDF Tool...
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Word add-in: How can I prevent ".dpdf" from being added ahead of the filename extension
Replies: 25
Views: 1548

Re: Word add-in: How can I prevent ".dpdf" from being added ahead of the filename extension

What exactly is not acceptable? That it does not behave like you expect or that a bug may be present that is currently investigated and may thus be fixed in the future?
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex
Replies: 30
Views: 1294

Re: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex

Both the 32 bit and the portable version can scan 6 pages (12 sides) using the Twain 32 bit driver, only the 64 bit version of Editor is stuck at 5 pages (10 sides). So this is a conflict between 64 bit Editor and 32 bit Twain. On a side-note: The portable version wrongly identifies two additional T...
by Timur Born
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex
Replies: 30
Views: 1294

Re: Hardware Duplex scan does not scan duplex

I finally found time to check this. 1. Assuming that: - you are still using 64-bit PDF-X Editor of build 326.1; - you use 32-bit TWAIN driver for your scanner, please try to reproduce the issue with renamed/deleted twaindsm32.dll in the Editor installation directory ("%ProgramFiles%\Tracker Software...
by Timur Born
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Proper support for sub-pixel rendering (Cleartype)
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: Proper support for sub-pixel rendering (Cleartype)

What is the consensus on this? Most of the documents I regularly use contain these "Multiply" layers that Editor cannot deal with but other viewers can.