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by francois maurice
Thu May 30, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor Word plugin
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Editor Word plugin

Thanks Daniel, you save my day ! Usually I'm using Word revision pane instsead of balloons along the sidebar, so that's why the revision markups didn't show up in the PDF file. Maybe it can be a good idea to write a small message in Word Options tab in XChange Word plugin to tell the user to activat...
by francois maurice
Wed May 29, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor Word plugin
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Editor Word plugin

Hi Will, I tried XChange Standard printer, but to no avail. I also tried again the XChange plugin from within Word with a brand new document, but to no avail. When you say this is working correctly for you, can you edit the exported Word revision markups as annotations/comments within Editor? Thanks...
by francois maurice
Tue May 28, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor Word plugin
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Editor Word plugin

Hi Will, Here's the Word file, and the PDF file generated with XChange plugin from within Word. I'm using Word 2016 on Window 10, and Editor 8 build 331. There is 17 Word comments and 2 Insert markups in the Word file. In the PDF file, I can see the 17 Word comments in pink color, but there is no co...
by francois maurice
Tue May 28, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Editor Word plugin
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Editor Word plugin

Hi, I have a Word document with revision markups which I'd like to keep while converting the file to PDF. From the PDF-XChange Word plugin ribbon , I enable the following option in Edit Setting -> Word Options -> Convert Revision Markups But Word Revision Markups dont't convert to annotations/commen...
by francois maurice
Sat May 11, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Collaboration in PDF-XChange
Replies: 13
Views: 1817

Re: Collaboration in PDF-XChange

Hi, Yes, I'm also interested by collaboration ! A simple and basic way would be to share documents via an existing cloud service, such as Google Drive or OneDrive, from within Editor. Several software offer this feature nowadays. The user only has to grant access to a folder of his area of the cloud...
by francois maurice
Sat May 11, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Thanks a lot Paul, I understand the situation. Sorry gang, you are stuck with me for the development of a basic annotation management system. I will therefore, in the coming months, continue the development of ASuLiB . You can join the discussion at the ASuLiB discussion thread: https://forum.tracke...
by francois maurice
Thu May 09, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi Paul, I agree with you. Let's focus our efforts on a plugin with a small set of useful features. What is the general aim of the Tag plugin? In my opinion, it is necessary that the Tag plugin have the necessary features to stop using paper in general when doing research with PDF files, to avoid wh...
by francois maurice
Sat May 04, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi, Other ideas. Marketing No new ideas Annotating The Annotation window has to display annotation images in "dynamic" sub-window, something similar to the Editor Search pane and Comments pane. The idea is to display each sub-window with the same height, but be able to adjust the height of each sub-...
by francois maurice
Sat May 04, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi everyone, In order to help Paul convince Tracker to implement an Advanced Annotation Management (AAM) system, I propose to structure the discussion around these three themes: marketing, annotating, indexing. In order to focus well, I also propose to act as if the Advanced Annotation Management sy...
by francois maurice
Fri May 03, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi Paul, Thank you for your efforts to convince the developer team of the usefulness of an advanced annotation system. It is highly appreciated. It's hard to convince someone of a potential market. So, I will focus first on the potential market, then on the resistance you encounter about " the abili...
by francois maurice
Wed May 01, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi standish-00, Thanks for your post. I'm looking forward to your video. As far as Editor's business model is concerned, I obviously can not speak for Tracker. If you are looking for a basic tagging system, you can try my ASuLiB script. I think it works with the free version of Editor: https://forum...
by francois maurice
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi vee, OK, I now understand why you make a distinction between tags and subjects (and keywords, categories, etc.). WordPress has a good generic name for all those different ways to classify an item (for us, comments/annotations): taxonomy . For Citavi , there would be two taxonomies: category and k...
by francois maurice
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Thank you Vee for clarification. In my last Post I mixed two topics. In fact, I understood that Tracker did not implement a Tag Pane at first (maybe never). It simply adds an additional way to group annotations via the ' Comments Pane ' and the ' Summarize Comments ' feature. I must admit that I sti...
by francois maurice
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

What a good news ! From Paul: Currently one can group annotations (I am using 'annotations' and 'comments' synonymously here) in the comment pane by subject, the issue, as discussed in this thread, is that the entire subject is used to 'define' the groups. That's right, this is the issue. From Paul:...
by francois maurice
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi, Another idea. Adding Search and Replace feature in the Tag Pane to do basic clean up among tags. There could be the following options: replace in the active document, in all open documents, in documents at the bottom of the Tag Pane (which means, in documents based on tags selection above those ...
by francois maurice
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi vee,

Good point.

Maybe it can be added by a moderator to the ticket: #4209: Editor FR: 'Annotations' plug-in with extended features

François
by francois maurice
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi, By the way, I'm ready to write for free a help page specifically for the Tag Pane plugin. We just badly need this feature. :wink: It is an essential feature to take full advantage of PDF annotations and to go paperless, and not working with an hybrid system, half paper and half electronic. Franç...
by francois maurice
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Thanks Sasha, I was hoping it would be relatively easy to develop a plugin with Editor SDK and an IDE. The general idea is to implement a kind of special search using a Pane. Let's name this Pane, Tag Pane . So, I'm going to use the Editor Search Pane as an analogy. The basic features would be as fo...
by francois maurice
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi, I have a question. I consider the idea of developing a plugin. I need some advice to get started. Since I only want to develop a plugin for Editor and I am not a professional programmer, which IDE and which programming language do you recommend? Also, is PDF-XChange Editor SDK the best choice fo...
by francois maurice
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi vee, Thanks to share your experience. Here's a tip while using ASuLiB: If an annotation concerns one or more projects, I insert a project ID in the Subject Propert field. For example, I use a simple digital system for each project, like 0023. Since for ASuLiB it is just a subject-tag, the project...
by francois maurice
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi vee, Here is where I am with my research system. I work with three screens. One screen for the Search Pane (full screen), one for the XChange Editor and one for the Word document I'm working on. I need all this to do serious research and writing without printing anything. Then, since I have 1,500...
by francois maurice
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text
Replies: 74
Views: 32585

Re: Summarzing comments, extracting highlighted text

Hi vee, I'm not sur to understand the difference you make between 'subject' and 'tags'. From my point of view they are synonyms. As you saw ASuLiB extracts 'subjects', 'tags', 'keywords' from the Subject properties of each Annotation. And, yes, the Subject properties is the right place to add a drop...
by francois maurice
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi vee, I'm glad to hear that you managed to make ASuLiB work. I check the other thread you reference on the subject: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=22846&p=130758#p130758 I'm glad to see I'm not alone to think it could be a good addition to Editor. As far as your request is...
by francois maurice
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files

Thanks Paul for opening a ticket.

I will pray for the development team to add this feature. :)

François
by francois maurice
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Basic integrity check
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: Basic integrity check

Thanks Daniel,

If you need someone to test the feature, don't hesitate to contact me.

François
by francois maurice
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Basic integrity check
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: Basic integrity check

Hi Paul, If I understand you properly you would like to be able to test that you can open all the files and somehow flag those that fail to open with their error message? Yes. This is exactly this. I'm working with 1,500 PDF files for now and it keeps getting bigger. These files are saved in PDF for...
by francois maurice
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files

Hi Paul, Thanks to reply. It is not about folder or sub-folder but about subset of files. In fact, Editor already keep in the dropdown list below the option "WHERE would you like to search?" a list of all the folders in which searches have already been done. What I would like to do is to select file...
by francois maurice
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Search Pane options for a search on a subset of files

Hi, I have a folder with 1 500 files. With the Search Pane I can search the Active Document, All Open Documents, or within a folder (and subfolders). I do not work with subfolders. I prefer to save all my PDF files in a single folder and use a reference management software (Zotero in my case) to org...
by francois maurice
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Basic integrity check
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Basic integrity check

Hi, I would like to know if there is a feature to perform a basic file integrity check ? Here's why: I have a folder with 1 500 files. A few times, when I open a file, Editor displays an error message. Usually, it is one of the following error messages (taken from the Knowledgebase): "Code: 0x821400...
by francois maurice
Sat May 26, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: You can not go back to the text from the footnote
Replies: 8
Views: 1926

Re: You can not go back to the text from the footnote

@Willy
@Daniel

Thanks to both of you ,

François
by francois maurice
Thu May 24, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: You can not go back to the text from the footnote
Replies: 8
Views: 1926

Re: You can not go back to the text from the footnote

Hi, I'm using Word 2016. I'm not sure to understand what you mean by "Go to Footnote" . Is it a PDF-XChange Editor feature or a PDF standard ? Just to make sure, the problem is not with the DOCX document but with the PDF document. If it is a problem ! For my part, the little numbers I'm talking abou...
by francois maurice
Wed May 23, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: You can not go back to the text from the footnote
Replies: 8
Views: 1926

Re: You can not go back to the text from the footnote

Hi, I'm referring to the footnotes inside the resulting PDF. In the second page of this PDF there is 8 footnotes and each one has the same problem as described in my previous post. If you click on a number inside the main text, all is fine, you reach the note. But you can't come back to the main tex...
by francois maurice
Wed May 23, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: You can not go back to the text from the footnote
Replies: 8
Views: 1926

You can not go back to the text from the footnote

Hi, I'm using Editor 7.0 build 325.1 on Windows 10. I'm using PDF-XChange Word plugin. There seems to have a problem with footnotes. You can not go back to the main text from the footnote. In other words, the small number of the footnote is not active. Is this a normal behaviour ? Thanks, François
by francois maurice
Tue May 22, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style

Too bad for me !

The option in Word in the "Compatibility" section named "Don't use HTML paragraph Auto Spacing" seems to be no longer available in Word 2016 !!!

Is Traker can do something about it ?

Thanks,

François
by francois maurice
Mon May 21, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style

Thanks Willy,

I'll try the trick propose by Timmeh 5 years ago !!!

François
by francois maurice
Mon May 21, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style

HI, Finally, it is not only a problem whit my template. I can reproduce the problem with normal.dotm But I don't know exactly how I reproduce it. But it seems to be a problem with the paragraph spacing before paragraphs For some styles, but not all, if a put, say, a 12pt spacing before paragraph, th...
by francois maurice
Mon May 21, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style
Replies: 7
Views: 766

PDF-XChange Standard V7 - Weird Behavior with Different Word Style

HI, I use PDF-XChange Standard V7, build 325.1 on Windows 10. I saved a Word document in PDF with the tab PDF-XChange. Some Footer Notes are not directly clickable in the PDF file. I have to hover a little up over the footer note number to be able to click and get to the note. I attache tree files. ...
by francois maurice
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

UPDATE: ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi, Here's a first update. It fixes a minor issue. The command prompt window was displayed on the screen, which should not be the case. To remedy the situation, simply save the batch file in a directory other than the Windows startup directory and modify the VBScript so that it points to this new lo...
by francois maurice
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: XChange Office ?
Replies: 3
Views: 533

Re: XChange Office ?

Hi Daniel, The largest issue with this setup I would see is document management. If a user was editing forms, and wanted to add a handful of shapes into the document, they would have to open the form editor and make those edits; then save and close out the document, and open the respective alternati...
by francois maurice
Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Problem when Customizing Ribbons or Toolbars
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Problem when Customizing Ribbons or Toolbars

Hi, I tried to customize the GUI and I'm not able to stack buttons as in the Home tab from the Ribbon GUI or the File toolbar from the Classic Toolbar GUI. For example, from the File toolbar from the Classic Toolbar GUI, Save , Print .. and Export are stacked. Is there something I don't understand ?...
by francois maurice
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: XChange Office ?
Replies: 3
Views: 533

XChange Office ?

Hi, I was wondering if it would not be more convenient to develop an Office Suite based on the PDF format. One can think of this Suite either as a replacement for the traditional Office Suite or can think of it as a complement. In both cases, it is a matter of developing special software for specifi...
by francois maurice
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Thanks Daniel to point this post out to the developers at Tracker. Yes, I love to work with a well organized files and folders structure. I hope my script will be of some use to anyone working intensively with annotations. By the way, if nobody told you, you are unbeatable at Tracker! :wink: François
by francois maurice
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Introducing ASuLiB - Annotation Subject List Builder

Hi, I am pleased to introduce ASuLiB, a rough but modern and effective way to handle multiple topics associated with annotations. ASuLiB originates from a post that I published on January 20, 2018. At the time, I was reporting a glaring lack of functionality to handle annotations, especially if we w...
by francois maurice
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Annotation Management Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Annotation Management Issue

Thanks Alex for this tip again. Now I see it. So, I'm going to code a version that will iterate through PDF files and maybe even use JS, instead of VB, to break down subjects at each semicolons; eliminate duplicates and count the number of occurrences of each subject. Wow, what a challenge to me. It...
by francois maurice
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Annotation Management Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Annotation Management Issue

Hi everyone, I finally found a temporary solution until Tracker implements in a future as close as possible a real annotation management system. :wink: The solution was hint at me by Sasha. I modified a code, "Write comments to a tab-delimited file", found in the "Batch Sequences" manual. https://he...
by francois maurice
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Annotation Management Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Annotation Management Issue

Thanks Daniel for the advice. I will think about all that. But can you tell me what is the difference between the list of subjects that I want and the traditional annotation summary, whose code is at this link, which seems to me to be pure JavaScript: https://help.adobe.com/livedocs/acrobat_sdk/9/Ac...
by francois maurice
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Annotation Management Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Annotation Management Issue

Hi, I would like some advice from you. Since I need the core feature very soon, which I discussed in my post of 04 Feb 2018 17:55 in this thread and I detail below, I had the choice to either program a script myself, which may take me some time since I have to learn JavaScript before, or use a progr...
by francois maurice
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Annotation Management Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Annotation Management Issue

Thanks Alex, I'll try it and will give you feedback.