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by gopher_everett
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Position objects in Editor by decimal x & y values rather than with the mouse
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Position objects in Editor by decimal x & y values rather than with the mouse

Thanks for the reply Will.

Yeah, x & y coord positioning would be a very helpful feature.
by gopher_everett
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Position objects in Editor by decimal x & y values rather than with the mouse
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Position objects in Editor by decimal x & y values rather than with the mouse

Using: PDF-XChange Editor, Version: 6.0 (Build 3 to 0.1) Hello, Is there a way to position objects on a PDF page by defining x & y coordinates rather than dragging it with the mouse? For example, I have a 2400 page PDF document in which the text on each page is in two columns (ie there are four tota...
by gopher_everett
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Display and add commands to Custom Toolbar
Replies: 1
Views: 181

Display and add commands to Custom Toolbar

Hello, How do you add commands to a custom toolbar and make it visible with the other toolbars? By right-clicking in the Toolbar area, I was able to go to: Customize Toolbars > Toolbars (tab) > New... ...and create a new custom toolbar which I named: MyTools. 2018-10-21d.png I noticed that in the To...
by gopher_everett
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Fill rectangle with color which does not obscure underlying text
Replies: 7
Views: 567

Fill rectangle with color which does not obscure underlying text

Hello, Is it possible to fill a rectangle or other shape with a highlight-type of color which does not obscure the underlying text? For example, when a color is applied to a selection of text using the highlight tool , the text is not obscured at all. But if a fill color is applied to a rectangle ov...
by gopher_everett
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Multiple custom highlight buttons and changing the highlight color
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Multiple custom highlight buttons and changing the highlight color

Thanks a bunch Willy. I'm delighted with that result. Your detailed instructions are crystal clear and were very easy to follow. I've now got exactly the highlighting options I was hoping for: 2018-10-21a.png The following screenshot shows a pre-existing area of text with light purple highlighting: ...
by gopher_everett
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Multiple custom highlight buttons and changing the highlight color
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Multiple custom highlight buttons and changing the highlight color

Hello, Is there a way to create multiple Highlight buttons in a toolbar with each having its own color? I've got a lengthy PDF document in which I want to highlight various selections according to a color code of 4-5 colors which I use to quickly identify various types of content. There is a single ...
by gopher_everett
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Best option for printing to PDF
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: Best option for printing to PDF

Many thanks for the responses.
by gopher_everett
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Best option for printing to PDF
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Best option for printing to PDF

Hello, Does PDF-XChange Editor include a utility for printing to PDF? If not, what app/utility is recommended for doing so? I'm not referring to printing (eg to a laser printer) a file that is already a PDF, but saving a local file or download to a PDF format. I'm currently running PDF-XChange Edito...
by gopher_everett
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Paste object at exactly the same page position as when it was copied

Hello, Is there a way to copy/paste an inserted object (such as a Text Box) so that it occupies exactly the same position when pasted on a different page as it did on the page from whence it was copied? In a previous thread* I learned how to paste a copied object at the current mouse cursor position...
by gopher_everett
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Copy/Paste Text Box
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: Copy/Paste Text Box

Thanks a bunch for the reply Will. That did the trick!

By the way, I suspect it's only a couple of typos, but here is a corrected* sequence of steps:

Edit > Preferences > Commenting > Paste comments into mouse position


*Unless there is a newer version out. Mine is: Version: 6.0 (Build 320.1)
by gopher_everett
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Copy/Paste Text Box
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Copy/Paste Text Box

Hello, After inserting a Text Box, right-clicking it, and selecting Cut or Copy, how do you Paste the Text Box elsewhere? In this case, I am referring to Cutting/Copying the entire box, not just the text it contains. After adding the box to the clipboard and positioning the cursor to a different pag...
by gopher_everett
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF files in multiple instances vs single instance
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Open PDF files in multiple instances vs single instance

Thanks for the prompt replies. As I suspected, that setting is very easy to access. However, seeing the solution makes me want to reemphasize the main point of my previous post. The reason is that although I use PDF-XChange Editor almost every day, I am a user who only rarely goes into change settin...
by gopher_everett
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF files in multiple instances vs single instance
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Open PDF files in multiple instances vs single instance

Hello, How do you change the setting to open multiple PDF files all in a single instance of PDF-XChange Editor vs multiple instances (ie each file having its own instance)? I really like PDF-XChange Editor and have no intention of ever "exchanging" it for another application so please take the follo...
by gopher_everett
Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Link from PDF to specific cell reference in Excel SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 609

Link from PDF to specific cell reference in Excel SOLVED

Hello, When creating a hyperlink in a PDF document using PDF-XChange Viewer, I can see that it is possible to open an Excel file by using the following options: Right Click > Add Link (opens Link Properties) > Actions > Add > Add "Open a file"… However, is it possible to define the link so that it g...
by gopher_everett
Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: hide horizontal and/or vertical scrollbar
Replies: 1
Views: 513

hide horizontal and/or vertical scrollbar

Hello, In PDF-XChange Viewer (version 2.5, build 2.11), is there a way to hide the horizontal and/or vertical scrollbars? I did not see that as one of the options at • View > Toolbars. I also could not locate it at either of the following: • View > Toolbars > Customized toolbars… • View > Customize ...
by gopher_everett
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Quickest & simplest way to create hundreds of hyperlinks
Replies: 1
Views: 1567

Quickest & simplest way to create hundreds of hyperlinks

Hello, When creating a new hyperlink in PDF-XChange Viewer, is it possible to define the name of a previously-established bookmark as the destination rather than having to thumb through lots of pages to arrive at that specific location in the document? For example, I currently have two PDF documents...
by gopher_everett
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Promote or demote Bookmarks to different tree levels
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Promote or demote Bookmarks to different tree levels

Hello How do you change the tree level of a new bookmark in PDF-XChange Viewer ? For example, suppose your existing bookmark tree has bookmarks at two levels: ___A _______A1 _______A2 _______A3 ___B _______B1 and suppose you want to create a new bookmark (A2a) at a 3rd level: ___A _______A1 _______A...
by gopher_everett
Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to remove a hyperlink in PDF-XChange Viewer?
Replies: 2
Views: 1636

How to remove a hyperlink in PDF-XChange Viewer?

Hello,

In PDF-XChange Viewer, how do you remove a hyperlink which has been assigned to a certain portion of text?

Thanks
by gopher_everett
Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:33 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Create hyperlinked Table of Contents for PDF document
Replies: 3
Views: 1896

Re: Create hyperlinked Table of Contents for PDF document

1.) Highlight the Title or text you want to hyperlink. Right click, go to… 2.) to add a new page go to… If there is no Table of content already in the PDF file - then the Viewer won't be able to create one automatically. Those are usually created in an external application (e.g. Word) before conver...
by gopher_everett
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Create hyperlinked Table of Contents for PDF document
Replies: 3
Views: 1896

Create hyperlinked Table of Contents for PDF document

Hello, Now and then I come across a PDF document which begins with a blue Table of Contents in which the listed headings or chapters are clickable. In other words, they are hyperlinks which allow the user to jump directly to a specified heading or page. Questions: 1) Using PDF-XChange Viewer, is it ...
by gopher_everett
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Shortcuts for navigating tabs
Replies: 17
Views: 3708

Shortcuts for navigating tabs

Hello, When multiple PDF files (tabs) are open in PDF-XChange Viewer, is there a way to: 1) specify or go to a specific tab using only the keyboard (i.e. without the mouse)? 2) navigate to adjacent tabs using only the keyboard? For example, at the moment, I'm typing in Google Chrome and have multipl...
by gopher_everett
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Swap left & right pages in facing or continuous-facing view
Replies: 3
Views: 1013

Re: Swap left & right pages in facing or continuous-facing v

View -> Page Layout -> Show Cover Page in Facing mode
Thank you Stefan. I anticipated the solution was something simple like that — I just did not know what it was.
by gopher_everett
Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Swap left & right pages in facing or continuous-facing view
Replies: 3
Views: 1013

Swap left & right pages in facing or continuous-facing view

Hello, After selecting: View > Page Layout > Facing how does one swap (left-to-right & right-to-left) the two pages? For example, I am viewing a PDF file of a large document which I have previously read and studied (and even highlighted) in hardcopy book form. Consequently, there are multiple headin...
by gopher_everett
Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Sharpen the appearance of text in PDF-XChange viewer
Replies: 3
Views: 1024

Re: Sharpen the appearance of text in PDF-XChange viewer

Thanks for the helpful response Paul. PDFs should be rendering as well in the Viewer as other software. I was premature in posting this comment. I don't know why things appeared blurry or fuzzy initially but somehow that has been resolved. Perhaps I just needed to restart my computer or maybe there ...
by gopher_everett
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Sharpen the appearance of text in PDF-XChange viewer
Replies: 3
Views: 1024

Sharpen the appearance of text in PDF-XChange viewer

Hello, After 7-8 trials of different free PDF readers, I finally found and tried PDF-XChange Viewer. I really like the layout as well as the accessibility, scope & intuitiveness of the editing tools. Two questions: 1) Is there a way to clean up or sharpen the appearance of text? I noted that when th...