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by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 8
Views: 110

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Hi Nobo, Myself, I do not see an immediate reason why the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer should not appear in your Windows "Printers & scanners" after installation. Did you download the PDF-XChange Lite printer from here: - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-lite Do you see the printer...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug

Hello, The required modification in Windows Registry to allow "Pure Black and White" printing in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, in combination with PDF-XChange Lite Printer FREE version 8.0.341, seems to work correctly. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint] "IgnoreDevModeColor"=d...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stitching two pdfs together in order
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: Stitching two pdfs together in order

Maybe one of the following solutions might help:
- https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34079&p=141274#p141274
- https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=31059&p=125107#p125107

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: multipage PDF only prints on one page
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: multipage PDF only prints on one page

Thanks for the feedback.

:-)
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: multipage PDF only prints on one page
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: multipage PDF only prints on one page

Hello, It seems like your Awesome Screenshot software captures all the pages to one long PDF-page (36,12 cm x 213,47 cm). In case you like to keep that result and you like to print this onto different pages, then you need to use the "Tile all pages" option and reduce the Page Zoom in the Print dialo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View

Hello, The parameter "Restore the last used view ..." only counts for your own computer. PDF-XChange Editor stores the last known view of each opened PDF in a local history file on 'your' PC only, not in the PDF's themselves. So, when you send a 'new' PDF to a colleague, the initial view settings of...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How Can I Edit Apparently Protected Text In A Form?
Replies: 7
Views: 109

Re: How Can I Edit Apparently Protected Text In A Form?

Hello, First, some information that might be helpful: 1) In PDF-XChange Editor you have three main editing modes: - text editing (base content) - form fields editing - comments/annotations editing So, in case you like to edit the text surrounding the form fields, you have to go into "text editing mo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Got lost (a little bit)...
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Got lost (a little bit)...

... still pending ...

https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34674&p=143910
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 8
Views: 110

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Thanks for confirming.

Normally, when you go to the printer settings via the Print dialog-box, the modifications you make are only valid for that session.

When you go to the printer settings via Windows Settings, the modifications are permanent.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I view png files at the correct size?
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: How do I view png files at the correct size?

Hello,

Via File/Edit > Preferences > Page Display, make sure that the "Default Page Zoom" is set to "100%" or "Actual Size".
Click Apply and OK.

After this, try again.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 8
Views: 110

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Hello, Please try the following steps: - Go into Windows Settings - Click "Devices" - Click "Printers & scanners" - Click the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer - Click "Manage" - Click "Printing preferences" - In the column at the left, click "Save" - At the right, make sure that the check-box at "Run Appl...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Wrong characters when editing text
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: Wrong characters when editing text

Thanks for your feedback. A solution could be to select and change the text in the PDF to a font that is installed and available on each computer. So, "all" the characters included in that font will become available. In case it goes about an isolated word in the text, like in your example "KPMG", yo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hotkey issue
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Hotkey issue

Hello, 1) Please take note that PDF-XChange Viewer has become a 'discontinued' application. It has been replaced by PDF-XChange Editor. More information: - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-editor 2) In case you absolut...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Wrong characters when editing text
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: Wrong characters when editing text

It seems like some specific fonts have been used in the PDF-document. Fonts that are not available by default on each computer. In that case, these fonts are (partially) embedded in the PDF. You can see this (when the PDF is open) via File > Document Properties > Fonts. They are show at the right li...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Bookmarks

Hello, To me it seems like your question goes about a book from which I found the table of contents available on the internet. (see PDF in attachment). I have selected the text of the table of contents and generated the bookmarks. The plugin seems to correctly use the page numbers indicated in the t...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Editor plugins
Topic: How to create a button through which I can open an attachment? SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: How to create a button through which I can open an attachment? SOLVED

Hello, I suppose you mean that an "attachment" is an embedded file in your PDF-document. To embed, and later open an attachment in a PDF via PDF-XChange Editor by means of a button, you can best use the "File Attachment Tool" (Attach File - paper clip) that is available in the toolbar (in the Classi...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Eliminating blue background on color scans
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Eliminating blue background on color scans

Hello,

You can find an answer to your question in the following topic:
https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34711

Is this information useful for you?

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows Ink text gets hard to read SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Windows Ink text gets hard to read SOLVED

You can change the "Smooth level"-property just before starting a "new" drawing with the pencil.

This property is not available (anymore) for already existing pencil-drawings.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View

Hi, In PDF-XChange Editor there are a few settings (preferences) that get priority over the initial view setting of the specific PDF. In Ad*be Acr*bat Reader DC you will find similar settings. Via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Page Display, you have to verify that the option "Restore the last used ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is it possible to get rid of the Open in PDF-XChange Editor command in the context menu ?
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Is it possible to get rid of the Open in PDF-XChange Editor command in the context menu ?

Hello, To get rid of the "Open in PDF-XChange Editor"-command in the context menu of Windows File Explorer, you should uninstall (make unavailable) the "Shell Extensions" component of the PDF-XChange Editor installation. However, take care, also the preview of PDF-files in Windows File Explorer will...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDFs open showing page 2
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: PDFs open showing page 2

Hello, I have tried to reproduce this on my laptop, only having a landscape display, by using half the screen, but it worked correctly under all circumstances. A thing that might be causing the problem is the UI Scaling setting, via File/Edit > Preferences > General. You could try the three differen...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDFs open showing page 2
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: PDFs open showing page 2

Currently, three ideas: 1) You close your documents while their second page is being shown AND the option "Restore the last used page layout ..." is ON. Look via File- or Edit-menu > Preferences > Page Display. 2) The "Document's Initial View" includes a "Goto Page" action. Look via File > Document ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: View embedded Multimedia support?
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: View embedded Multimedia support?

In case you are satisfied with a work-around: In a PDF you can embed whatever kind of other file you like: Office files (DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLS, PPT, PPTX, TXT, RTF, ...), Video files (MP4, MOV, AVI, ...). Even though, to open the embedded file(s), you will mostly need an appropriate application like W...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: UNLOCK PASWWORD AFTER CONVERTING FILE
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: UNLOCK PASWWORD AFTER CONVERTING FILE

An answer to this question can be found in the following thread:
viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34710

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Why can't I set Default Page Zoom to Fit Visible?
Replies: 9
Views: 965

Re: Why can't I set Default Page Zoom to Fit Visible?

Yes indeed, in PDF-XChange Editor version 8.0.341.0 it is still NOT possible to set the "Default Page Zoom" to "Fit visible". After clicking the "Apply"-button, it still switches to "Fit Page". It seems like it goes about the following registry setting: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Tracker Software\P...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Thumbnails and Bookmarks SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Thumbnails and Bookmarks SOLVED

In Classic Toolbars:
- View > Bookmarks
- View > Thumbnails

In the Ribbon UI:
- View > Panes > check Bookmarks and also Thumbnails

A pane should appear at the left of the window.
At the bottom you should see tabs for Bookmarks and Thumbnails

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Remove PDF text boundary boxes
Replies: 6
Views: 216

Re: Remove PDF text boundary boxes

Hello Maybe you can do something with the information in the following thread: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=26833&p=104013&hilit=boxes#p104013 The solution should be to select and to remove the text boxes in question, for in case you like to read the PDF's with PDF-XChange...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED

Why invest more time into this ? - Please re-read my points 2 and 3.

Problem can be resolved by Tracker Software developers in a next release ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED

Don't you see this as an additional ribbon, in the Ribbon UI ?

¨Please a comprehensible answer to my points 2 and 3 ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How exactly do you hide text or add a reveal button?
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Re: How exactly do you hide text or add a reveal button?

Can you do something with the attached example ? (Note that I have no or little experience with JavaScript and maybe there are better methods, but it might help you somehow.) You can reveal the javacode by going into Edit Form mode (Form > Select Fields), and activate the Properties pane (via View >...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED

1) The additional (JavaScript) toolbar and button should normally appear somewhere on top at the left (in case of Classic toolbars) or in a specific tab/ribbon, called "Add-on Tools". I have added the "Zoom to 175%" example file Custom.js in a ZIP to this post. Maybe this can help ? 2) The problem w...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Select multiple objects - object outside of selection box are selected SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Select multiple objects - object outside of selection box are selected SOLVED

1) At my opinion, the "Select Comments"-method is the correct one. 2) I do not see an option to not select the large rectangle. To me, it seems logic that it is included in the selection, whether you start your selection inside or outside this large rectangle. Work-around: After having selected all ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Insert objects - just one SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Insert objects - just one SOLVED

Maybe there is an easier way to achieve this, but with the following steps it should work. The goal is to turn off the "Keep Selected"-option. With classic toolbars: - Just after you have drawn the text box or another object, click elsewhere and then press the ESCape key on your keyboard. - In the P...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Tables possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Tables possible?

Currently not possible.

Some more info here:
viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34647&p=143787&hil ... es#p143787

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items

Good to know that your problem is fixed.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items

Sounds like you have selected the Text Box Tool.

The cursor should change back to normal when you click the Select Text icon in the toolbar (or in the Home ribbon).

If not, can you post a picture of how your cursor looks like?

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF form: shado in text box
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: PDF form: shado in text box

It seems like there are several fields in your PDF-form which are duplicated and super-positioned, what results in the shadow effect. Via the View-menu or the View-ribbon and (Other) Panes, you can activate the Fields-pane. In that Fields pane you will see the duplicates. Go into Form-edit mode (via...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: reordering the form field
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: reordering the form field

More info about how to change the tabulation order in PDF-forms, is available in the Knowledge Base of Tracker Software:

https://www.tracker-software.com/knowle ... ing-fields

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend

Sorry to continue with this topic, but I ran a few tests... When you save the example file "1.pdf" as a PDF/X with PDF-XChange Editor, you get exactly the same phenomenon: the transparency of the yellow comment-rectangle gets lost. The text behind it becomes invisible. However the "Blend Mode"-prope...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks

Honestly, I have no or little experience in creating JavaScripts in PDF-documents. In this specific case you will have to find a way to make the distinction between the different "Path" elements, because you can NOT remove them all. Hopefully there is a possibility to apply some selection criteria w...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend

Hello, Do you known the name of one or more apps that are having problems with your highlighted text ? So, there is maybe a way to reproduce the phenomenon (and to search for a solution). Can you also post a sample PDF ? At last, do your customers also have problems with text that is highlighted in ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks

Hello, In PDF-XChange Editor you can check the content of each page by activating the Content pane via: - View > Other panes > Content (Classic Toolbars), or - View > Panes > Content (Ribbon UI) In that Content pane (at the left of your window), you will see the different pages of your PDF preceded ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: "Convert to PDF" in Windows Context Menu
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: "Convert to PDF" in Windows Context Menu

Hello Markus, In case PDF-XChange Editor is installed on your computer and you do a right-mouse-click in Windows File Explorer on a file that PDF-XChange is able to open or to convert, you should normally see an entry "Open in PDF-XChange Editor. Once you have clicked, PDF-XChange Editor will start ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Text Boxes With Black Background: Cursor Disappears SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 377

Re: Text Boxes With Black Background: Cursor Disappears SOLVED

Hello, When you click onto a comment-text-box with a black background, and then you click onto its text, the mouse-pointer becomes a white insertion point ( I ), indeed, but you do not see the cursor anymore. By this, I mean the place where the characters are going to be inserted or deleted. I have ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How can I make rectangle highlighing?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: How can I make rectangle highlighing?

Hello, The behaviour of PDF-XChange Editor and Adobe Reader DC are equal when highlighting text, i.e. rounded corners. As a 'work-around', to have straigth corners, you could imagin to draw a (comment) rectangle over the text, and changing its properties to have an equal Fill Color and Stroke Color,...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Editor Videos
Topic: Presenting Build 340
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Re: Presenting Build 340

As the new version 8.0.340.0 has been released yesterday, it would be good to add some publicity about the new features to the PDF-XChange Editor product page: https://www.tracker-software.com/produc ... nge-editor

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I keep Home Tab open?
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: How do I keep Home Tab open?

Additional information:

In the Ribbon UI, once you have clicked the arrow to expand/show the ribbon, you will see appearing a pin at the place where you clicked the arrow. Click onto this pin to keep the ribbon open.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Extract values (or text) from a PDF file
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Extract values (or text) from a PDF file

Can you do something with this: - show the Comments pane (View > (Other) Panes > Comments) - in the Comments pane: click Options > Summarize Comments... - in the Summarize Comments dialog-box: - - un-check all check-boxes below Comments Information - - at Options > Layout, make sure to select Commen...