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by RMan
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 28
Views: 1947

Re: Find and replace text function?

Understandable and they have done an amazing job on the Editor and it really does a great job of recognizes paragraphs and such. From my end user view though is the spell checker really doesn't currently take into account resizing to fit so a Find/Replace that works identical to the spell checker is...
by RMan
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 28
Views: 1947

Re: Find and replace text function?

Maybe look at expanding the Spell Checker to include a manual Find->Replace below it, that way it can be updated without a major change to the program? It would also benefit the Spell Checker to have a way to find words that were not in the dictionary. That way it's less UI changes for the programme...
by RMan
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)
Replies: 14
Views: 261

Re: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)

Unfortunately the Adobe BlackWhite.icc is copyright protected by Adobe and not included in the icc files that they would allow other software developers to redistribute from what I found in my quick research. And Adobe only installs it with the full Acrobat, not with the Reader I believe. Hopefully ...
by RMan
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Vasyl, Thanks so much for looking into this. I'll gladly test the new version when you have a beta ready if you want to see if anything else comes up. It would be really nice to finally be able to not have to play with colors to get things to work for dark colored themes. One other thing I keep forg...
by RMan
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)
Replies: 14
Views: 261

Re: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)

I'll agree but some government agencies I believe still spec that CAD PDF files should be submitted in monochrome. It would be really nice if instead of using an icc file if there was just a monochrome or grayscale option. It looks like my icc file was likely installed by an Adobe product but not su...
by RMan
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)
Replies: 14
Views: 261

Re: Convert to Black and White (or print in B/W)

Try the Document->Convert Colors menus then choose the Black and White profile for the Conversion Profile and see how that works.

You might end up getting some gray colors I think if object had transparency.
convertcolors.jpg
by RMan
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration
Replies: 41
Views: 3721

Re: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration

As the other 2 of us apparently still using VB6 also have pointed out it VERY MUCH DOES work with VB6. At least they have still created something that will work with VB6 unlike most other companies today. While I don't agree with Tracker's decision to never fully fix the onEvent call for VB6 users, ...
by RMan
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration
Replies: 41
Views: 3721

Re: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration

You can get it to work with a couple workarounds that I talked about earlier in this post. I imagine it's not as simple as we think to redefine the event it to work with VB6 and yet still work with everything else and not cause problems with everyone else already using the SDK in other languages. He...
by RMan
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Also forgot depending on color combinations sometimes the Selection color blocks out text when you are selecting it in dialogs. Instead of the white text showing through the Selection it changes the text to a gray which you can't read then in these color combinations. In the Menu and Toolbar Font Si...
by RMan
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Thanks that works so much better!! I set it to: <color id="group.title" value="id:text" /> There's still a few more instances that it is using the Selection color and hence hard to read at times. By chance are there any options to control these in the Theme.xml file or a way to change the icons for ...
by RMan
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Editor plugins
Topic: Plugins Do Not Support Export/Import Settings
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Plugins Do Not Support Export/Import Settings

It's really with both and I'm sure both related to the In terms of the end user products there is no option to save the settings for any plug in besides the spell checker. With the SDK you can load the settings prior to loading the plug in will use those settings. PDFEditor.Inst.LoadUserSettings PDF...
by RMan
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Was this resolved in the April build then because I can't seam to get it to work by modifying the theme.xml file?
by RMan
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Editor plugins
Topic: Plugins Do Not Support Export/Import Settings
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Plugins Do Not Support Export/Import Settings

Why do the various Plugins not support Exporting and Importing their settings along with the rest of the Editor setting so users can have a consistent set of settings if needed? Also I haven't tested the rest yet but the Sharepoint settings can be saved to the Registry to the HKCU through the PDFEdi...
by RMan
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6714

Re: Support Other File Types

Ueli, Our AcroPlot software (www.cadzation.com) can convert most hpgl and hpgl2 files to PDF in batch and our AcroPlot Matrix is based off the PDF-XChange Editor. We do hope to have a plug-in to the PDF-XChange Editor in the future but no definite date set as we never seam to get enough free program...
by RMan
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Is it possible to open multiple copies of the same file?
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Is it possible to open multiple copies of the same file?

Thanks. So close but they want to do different markups on all of the copies then print them out and I guess not save them.
by RMan
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Saving using CustFileName
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Saving using CustFileName

Is it true that even in the latest release if we set the SrcInfo.CustFileName that we still have to jump through hoops in using events and such to have it actually save to that filename? Or is there another property or method I'm missing to say create a blank document (or open a new one) and set the...
by RMan
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Is it possible to open multiple copies of the same file?
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Is it possible to open multiple copies of the same file?

Is it possible to open multiple copies of the same file without us making a copy of the file to a temporary file and opening it from there?

I realize if possible the other copies would be read only but we have a client who wants to open say 10 tabs of the same file.
by RMan
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Thanks so much. That will be awesome and can't wait for the new release! :D
by RMan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Find and replace text function?
Replies: 28
Views: 1947

Re: Find and replace text function?

Is the Find/Replace function still missing in the latest release and what is the hold up on this very useful feature. It appears that through the Spell Check you have the ability all there programatically and likely just need the Search Pane updated to add some replace features?
by RMan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Alex,

Can you please confirm if this ability has been added into the new release or not?
by RMan
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

You are correct it is because we cannot control the header color and your calculations always provide a color for the group headers or for the message box text that appear to be optimized for the background being a lighter gray to look good on. They appear to be based on the Selection, Text, Face co...
by RMan
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

And here's a quick mock up of how I think it should look with the Header Text the same as the Dialog Text. To me it's much cleaner, more modern, and you shouldn't ever have a conflict in being able to cleanly read things.
newui_correct.JPG
by RMan
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Unfortunately for our use the new build is even worse. Please, please tell me there is a theme.xml or a programming call we can use to set the color that we need. We are trying to use a modified theme file to give users a true dark colored user interface to work with which is more modern looking. Th...
by RMan
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Flatten Watermarks, Headers, Bates Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: Flatten Watermarks, Headers, Bates Numbers

Thanks. Is there a somewhat easy way to convert them to base content objects though instead of XForms? The customer would like it to where someone would have to use a content editing tool to remove it and not just use the Manage Watermarks. I'm basically being too lazy to use the addText or addImage...
by RMan
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Flatten Watermarks, Headers, Bates Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Flatten Watermarks, Headers, Bates Numbers

Is there any way to flatten things like the Watermarks, Headers and Footers, Bates Numbering? It would be really great if these features had an option to create as Content Items like the Add Image because the dialogs really work well for users but the users still think that it has to be flattened to...
by RMan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Easier way to set Watermark Options based on last used settings
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Re: Easier way to set Watermark Options based on last used settings

Awesome!!!! Thanks so very much. That makes the code so much cleaner.
by RMan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Easier way to set Watermark Options based on last used settings
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Easier way to set Watermark Options based on last used settings

Is there an easy way to retrieve the last used Watermark paramerters and assign it to the Options to create a new watermark? Also a way to assign the Options to one of the Custom (Saved) Watermark Settings? This is the function I was looking at using to add the watermarks. https://sdkhelp.tracker-so...
by RMan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus

Also it appears the highlighting on your drop down listboxes are correct.
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by RMan
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus

I figured I would add this to the same thread since it's along the same bug. The Editor is calculating the highlighting wrong in the dialog box textboxes and such. In the Editor Window itself it works properly for text highlighting. If you compare to how Windows and programs normally handle text hig...
by RMan
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus

Awesome., Thanks so much.
by RMan
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus

Any news on this yet and will there be a way in the next release to get and set the value for inactive (disabled) text?
by RMan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2248

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Thanks but I'm not sure if that is going to catch all of the cases. Is there a case where a file might be read in by memory or by another plug in that might not fire one of the ToDoc or DocOpen operations? At the very least I see these operations at the very least that all fire instead of the op.ope...
by RMan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2248

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

So the final piece is how do we best use the events the get the doc object for a file no matter if it's opened, drag and dropped, imported, etc? Best thing I could figure out was to cache a value when the e_document_initialized and then when the e_document_activated is fired hook the callback for th...
by RMan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2248

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Here's the VB6 Code I finally got to work. In a class module I called it BPaneCallback.bas Option Explicit Implements PDFXEditCtl.IUIX_ObjImpl Private Obj_ As PDFXEditCtl.IUIX_Obj Private Const p_lColor = 16777215 '&HFFFFFF rgb(255,255,255) or vbWhite' Private Declare Sub CopyMemoryBPPane Lib "Kerne...
by RMan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2248

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Thanks. I honestly feel stupid for not thinking of this before but I found away around the programming call that was not supported in VB6 for this. So I finally have it working based on the sample code you had posted before!!! The declaration for SetStyle has unsupported types defined for the parame...
by RMan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Update installation
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Update installation

Thanks. Just trying to make it easier for your users also. It's happened before to me and before I had to try the udpate again so it downloads the file again and gives the same error. This time I remembered luckily and just went to the folder and manually ran it but users should not have to do that.
by RMan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2248

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

By chance has a theme setting or programatic setting been added yet for this? Hooking in doesn't work in the language we are using and in the latest version the bookmarks are still unreadable for dark window colors. 1.) If the window background color is pure black then it will swap the black bookmar...
by RMan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1339

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Was a fix for this ever implemented? It's still very annoying depending on what colors you pick for the UI interface.
by RMan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Update installation
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Update installation

The Updater doesn't work on my machine either most of the time. It downloads it and then fails to start it as the administrator as can be seen in the screen capture. I know from my own programmig that if I do a shell call with runas option that it prompts for Administrator rights so I'm not sure wha...
by RMan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus
Replies: 8
Views: 694

How do we control Disabled Text Color in Menus

It appears that you are using a formula based on the text color and windows color when it comes to the disabled text color in menus and such. The problem is if you use certain colors and especially light or white colored text. Is there a way to programatically change it or can we change it in the th...
by RMan
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Is it possible to change string value of Plugin String?
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: Is it possible to change string value of Plugin String?

Thanks but unfortunately it isn't a command I'm trying to update and I can't get the commands from the plugin it appears. Set oUiInst = AxPXV_Control1.Inst.GetExtension("UIX") Set oCmnd = oUiInst.CmdManager.Cmds.Find(sCommandName) Works for the main commands sCommandName = "cmd.view.rotate" But fail...
by RMan
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Is it possible to change string value of Plugin String?
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Is it possible to change string value of Plugin String?

I was looking to give users a better description of a 3D Model not displaying but I don't see a function to SetLocalStr I can do this to get the ID number of it and find out what the string value is. lID = AxPXV_Control1.Inst.Str2ID("u3d.3DSceneFailed.str") sString = AxPXV_Control1.Inst.GetLocalStr2...
by RMan
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Add Root Bookmark using op.document.insertPages
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Add Root Bookmark using op.document.insertPages

Works like a charm. Thanks so much.
by RMan
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Add Root Bookmark using op.document.insertPages
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Add Root Bookmark using op.document.insertPages

Is there an undocumented value to add root bookmarks using the op.document.insertPages function? I see there is a flag (IPF_OCG_CopyWithAddRoots) for the IPXC_Pages::InsertPagesFromDoc and IPXC_Pages::InsertPagesFromDocEx functions but I don't see anything for the op.document.insertPages that will d...
by RMan
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Question On "cmd.undo"
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: Question On "cmd.undo"

Worked great for me also. Thanks so much!!!
by RMan
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1930

Re: Coloring and printing issues

Sorry I misunderstood the replies and thought you guys had found a fix for this release. I think it's a solution worth implementing short term instead of waiting another 2 to 6 months for it to be fixed so hopefully your programmers use the idea and fix it for all users. Graphic Design Professionals...
by RMan
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1930

Re: Coloring and printing issues

So it looks like in the new build it is not fixed or am I missing something? If I have a PDF with color say 83,187,187 in it the only way you can get a printout using that color is if you use the Monitor RGB - Pro Photo RGB color profile which then doesn't display in the proper color on users monito...
by RMan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1930

Re: Coloring and printing issues

That is awesome to hear. Thank the team for me as this will make a bunch of clients happy and hopefully they will stop bugging me.
by RMan
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1930

Re: Coloring and printing issues

Daniel, This isn't a driver problem, it's a problem in the Editor's Printing Code itself from what I'm seeing. Especially when you can click on the Print As Image and see the colors change in the preview it's a big problem. If they can't fix it the short term fix would be to in the print routines se...
by RMan
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1930

Re: Coloring and printing issues

I believe the problem is that the Editor is using the display device context to generate the output rather than the printer device context. You also have to watch things because Printer Drivers can also have a color profile associated with them which might change the color that is actually sent to t...