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by claude vidal
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Anyway to get v7 UI colors to get closer to v6?
Replies: 6
Views: 503

Re: Anyway to get v7 UI colors to get closer to v6?

And please, let us change the red of the File tab, please.
by claude vidal
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: v7: Menu height
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: v7: Menu height

Patrick,

Thanks, that a great tip!
by claude vidal
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: v7: Menu height
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: v7: Menu height

Sorry, you're right. What I meant was the ribbon menu.

As evident here, even if there's lots of empty space at the right of the ribbon, it won't 'spread' the icons such that the ribbon becomes less thick
Ribbon thickness.png
by claude vidal
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: v7: Menu height
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: v7: Menu height

I too find the menu bar very high. Even after specifying smaller icons, the menu bar remains at the same height.
by claude vidal
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Re: Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED

Willy Van Nuffel wrote:!! Wow, you can just remove the PDF-documents Javascript with PDF-XChange Editor !!

Via File > Save as Optimized : Just activate/check "Discard objects from the document" and then "Discard all Javascript actions".

Click OK and Save.
Works great, thanks|
by claude vidal
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer
Replies: 25
Views: 2037

V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer

I've experienced this with V6 and now V7. When installing (Win 10-64), the installer will offer to close running applications that could interfere with the installation. Upon agreeing, it succeeds in closing applications and to restart them, except for one important item: Windows Explorer. The end r...
by claude vidal
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Re: Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED

Stefan,

Thanks. I know it's only one click to get rid of the print request, but still annoying. Disabling JS is also one click when opening the document. It's not a perfect world :|
by claude vidal
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Simply loading a PDF triggers a print dialog SOLVED

Stumped by this one! When loading the attached PDF in PDF-XChange Editor (6.0/322.7), it immediately opens the print dialog: how did they do that? And how do I get rid of this?

Tried saving as, same issue.
by claude vidal
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Search AND Replace
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: Search AND Replace

+1 Great!
by claude vidal
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED

Yes, as per post #4.
by claude vidal
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED

You're right again (about the origina order), my bad.
by claude vidal
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED

Willy, Thanks, your suggestion does work. But I'm still puzzled. With the original order (Text1, Text3, Text2), Text1 (Sub-1) would be calculated first, then Text3 (Total) would be calculated as the sum of Text1 (Sub-1) and Text2 (Sub-2). Even if no number is part of Text2, Text3 should keep in sync...
by claude vidal
Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Possible bug: SUM SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Possible bug: SUM SOLVED

As per the attached (simplified) form, field Text-1 labelled 'Sub-1' and field Text-2 labelled Sub-2 each sum a group of fields, then field Text-3 labelled 'Total' sums fields Text-1 and Text-2. As I start entering numbers in the upper column, here is the behavior experienced: Sub-1 will always be a...
by claude vidal
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Search for ads
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: Search for ads

+1

Pushing the envelop further, how about having a drop down list of all matches (with surrounding text for clarity, for example, 2-3 words before and after), where one could select an item in this list and get the focus redirected to that selected item on its page?
by claude vidal
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Position info of object X,Y, Width and Height
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Position info of object X,Y, Width and Height

Radi - Tracker Supp wrote:... In order to see and/or edit the position of an object - please select it and go to Main menu -> Object -> Transform selection ...
It seems not all objects are eligible for transformation. Form fields can be 'duplicate'd with the Object tab, but 'transform' is disabled.
by claude vidal
Tue May 16, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3
Replies: 8
Views: 920

Re: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3

Stefan,

I can't explain it, but today, all is back in order. It would be nice to know what temporary glitch popped up, but it now works and that's the goal.

Sorry & thanks.
by claude vidal
Tue May 16, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3
Replies: 8
Views: 920

Re: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3

Hi Patrick,

See attached file. I've tried dozens of PDFs with the same result. I believe it has more to do with my installation, but I'll wait for your guidance.
by claude vidal
Mon May 15, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3
Replies: 8
Views: 920

Re: Open PDF 1:1 (actual Size) - 322.3

I have a similar problem as the OP. Running 322.3. My settings under Preferences/Page display: "Restore the last view..." - UNchecked "Default Page Zoom" - Fit page "Respect Document Settings" -UNchecked for both "Default Page Layout" and "Default Page Zoom" The display zoom factor will be the one w...
by claude vidal
Thu May 11, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stamps no longer work
Replies: 12
Views: 1031

Re: Stamps no longer work

Ivan - Tracker Software wrote:The issue is fixed in build 322.3 that should be released soon.
This is intriguing. I have custom stamps and am running 322.0 but I'm able to place custom stamps and have the option of exporting custom stamps.

Is the issue with the OP's particular custom stamps?
by claude vidal
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Automatically create form fields?
Replies: 10
Views: 1016

Re: Automatically create form fields?

+2 ... PDF-Xchange Editor has a wealth of features that enhance productivity. The development team introduced forms (manual) creation not that long ago with a few growing pains along the way; it's now a solid function. But, in these competitive times, there no time to relax. You guys could push this...
by claude vidal
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Java script 'mailto' on 'submit a form' not actionned
Replies: 23
Views: 2304

Re: Java script 'mailto' on 'submit a form' not actionned

I mentioned the possibility my environment might have changed to explain the 'submit a form' not being actionned. I just ruled that out by using the form with Acrobat Reader DC: I saw the confirmation dialog then the email fired. So it appears something got lost in the newer version(s) of the Editor.
by claude vidal
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Java script 'mailto' on 'submit a form' not actionned
Replies: 23
Views: 2304

Java script 'mailto' on 'submit a form' not actionned

Editor 6.0.320.0 A form with a field set to : First - Run a Java script: var f = this.getField("Today_Date"); if (f.value=="") f.value = util.printd("yyyy-mm-dd", new Date()); Second - Submit a form: mailto:emailid@gmail.com export format .pdf The first step gets executed, but not the second one (no...
by claude vidal
Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB

Lots of valuable information here, thank you all!
by claude vidal
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB

Hi Claud, Thank you for the email. I have reproduced this behaviour in the latest build. Could you please try optimising your PDF before re-converting it to an image? Please also note that the Editor is not designed to be used as an image type converter. I noticed that the image you sent is a jpg, ...
by claude vidal
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB
Replies: 7
Views: 877

PNG to PDF to PNG: from 1.5MB to 37.5MB

Steps taken for this issue: From the directory holding the file, right click and 'Open with PDFXChange Editor' In PDFXChange Editor, save as a PDF: PDF is now 12.5MB Open just saved PDF, export to image (32bpp, compression level 10, 150x150dpi, PNG): image saved is now 37.5MB Original JPG file attac...
by claude vidal
Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Can you change the height of the highliter
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Can you change the height of the highliter

Using the pencil tool, is there a way to draw a straight line? I tried holding Shift, Cntl, Alt, combinations, but no success.

If not currently possible, could this be treated as a feature request?
by claude vidal
Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: how to remove color from spreadsheet columns
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: how to remove color from spreadsheet columns

catbill wrote:Someone else converted an Excel spreadsheet to a PDF. It has colored columns and I would like to remove the color from the columns. I can't figure out if this is possible with PDF-XChange Edior or not.

Thank you for any help.
You could use the Edit Content tool, select the color bands and delete.
by claude vidal
Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: OCR: colored images OCR'd to grey
Replies: 4
Views: 2122

Re: OCR: colored images OCR'd to grey

I've narrowed down the issue I'm having. If I set 'output type' to 'Preserve original content and Add text layer', then image color is retained (color space: DeviceRGB). If I set 'output type' to 'Create new searchable PDF', then image color is lost (color space: DeviceGray). In both tests: - Accura...
by claude vidal
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: OCR- For the PDF-XChange Editor and Viewer
Topic: OCR: colored images OCR'd to grey
Replies: 4
Views: 2122

OCR: colored images OCR'd to grey

Using PDFXchange Editor 6.318.1, when performing Documents\OCR pages... on a PDF document containing images defined as Color Space: DeviceRGB , the output produces those images as DeviceGray . (BTW, shouldn't that be 'gr e y'?) I've tried several files, all with the same result, including the PDF-XC...
by claude vidal
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewing side by side pages
Replies: 15
Views: 1301

Re: Viewing side by side pages

Willy Van Nuffel wrote:The "New window" option is just for opening twice (or more) the same PDF in separate and independent windows.

Actually (with PDF-XChange Editor 6.0, build 318.0), this is not possible.

Best regards.
It seems that Window/Split/vertical gets you there.
by claude vidal
Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Build 318 is ready
Replies: 21
Views: 2313

Re: Build 318 is almost ready ...

Doesn't this thread http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 62&t=26979 address this, or at least offer a pretty good alternative?
by claude vidal
Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewing side by side pages
Replies: 15
Views: 1301

Re: Viewing side by side pages

Hi Willy, Thanks for the tip. expomed inc. You may also go to Window> Active document to new ____ tab group. http://i.imgur.com/CVn998K.png I hope this helps! If this was available in 317.1, then I totally missed it. In my mind, this allows 2 different documents, side by side within the same instan...
by claude vidal
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Default setting keeps changing to Microsoft Edge
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

Re: Default setting keeps changing to Microsoft Edge

Using the editor (6.317.1), I regularly see the system viewer (Edge, even though my default browser is Chrome) "taking over" handling of the .pdf file type association. Usually happens after a Windows update. Very annoying and arrogant on MS's part, of the same essence as the Windows 10 anniversary ...
by claude vidal
Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:44 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Rotating all pages of a document?
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: Rotating all pages of a document?

Menu "Document\Rotate pages" or Ctl-Shift-R
by claude vidal
Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Split, OCR, Merge? (the latter missing?)
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Re: Split, OCR, Merge? (the latter missing?)

Here's one approach: 1- " Document\Split pages\Vertical split "; you can move the vertical split to accommodate the page you want to process 2- The first step will create 2 distinct pages, which you can now OCR 3- You could then " Document\Resize pages " those split pages to the overall page size of...
by claude vidal
Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Text boxes and exporting comments
Replies: 12
Views: 1214

Re: Text boxes and exporting comments

... As for the updater tool - if you have a license - it should not show versions for which your license is not valid, but there might have been a glitch with your system and it was just not detecting the new version available. Regards, Stefan I've had this issue since I began using the product. Ag...
by claude vidal
Sun Jun 05, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: delete all markings
Replies: 7
Views: 908

Re: delete all markings

hi.. nearly all of my documents are marked with yellow textmarker and comments.. is there a function to delete all the markings at once in a file? Here's one approach: "View/Other Panes/Comments" or Ctl-M; once the Comments pane is open, click one of the comments, then Ctl-A, then delete. This won'...
by claude vidal
Fri May 20, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Insert Empty Pages By Current Location
Replies: 46
Views: 3828

Re: Insert Empty Pages By Current Location

... The second thing to note is that simply right clicking a page will not select that page and make it the active page, so the "Page:" data will not be pre-populated. You will need to first left click the page in the Thumbnails Pane to select it, then right click and insert the pages. The page dat...
by claude vidal
Wed May 18, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 17 May 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 17 May 2016)

Ah, that explains why Pro is not affected since it does not include the portable version. Thanks.
by claude vidal
Wed May 18, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 17 May 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 17 May 2016)

Just noticed on the user download page, PDF-XChange Editor: "Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 17 May 2016)".

Pro still shows "Current Version: 6.0.317.1 (Updated on 20 Apr 2016)"

??
by claude vidal
Sun May 08, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to create a new textbox resp. copy an existing textbox?
Replies: 8
Views: 1029

Re: How to create a new textbox resp. copy an existing textb

Once you click inside the 'blue frame rectangle', you fall into 'text box mode'. You can then select any or all of the text and then are able to copy and paste elsewhere. Not as easy as simply copying the 'blue frame rectangle', but it gets you there. Unfortunately, you have to repeat this for every...
by claude vidal
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Tab-Change
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Re: Tab-Change

+1 on that feature request
by claude vidal
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6
Replies: 38
Views: 4771

Re: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6

Thanks for that! I've reproduced this here and have passed it along to the Dev. Team. The ticket number is RT-3525 . At this time, I'm not certain if this is a bug or a design choice, I'll let you know as soon as I do. Cheers, Hi Will, Version 317.1 does not resolve this issue. You mention this cou...
by claude vidal
Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V6.0.317.0 Updates not seen by Help/Check for updates
Replies: 1
Views: 340

V6.0.317.0 Updates not seen by Help/Check for updates

As the topic title suggests, PDFXchange Editor Plus did not find new updates (317.0 installed, hoping to see 317.1). I did see Win10 advising that there was a new update though. Just wondering what is the best method of getting the updates.
by claude vidal
Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Random questions about PDF-XChange Editor 6 SOLVED
Replies: 11
Views: 1400

Re: Random questions about PDF-XChange Editor 6 SOLVED

On 317.0, 'Shift-arrow' moves the object about 10 times as much a a simple 'arrow'. We're suggesting it should be the opposite.
by claude vidal
Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Random questions about PDF-XChange Editor 6 SOLVED
Replies: 11
Views: 1400

Re: Random questions about PDF-XChange Editor 6 SOLVED

... 5. If I have a specific shape/text-box selected, using keyboard arrows to move the object does so in very small increments, while holding the Shift-key does so in larger increments. Is there a way to do the opposite where the regular arrows move in large increments and the Shift-key is for fine...
by claude vidal
Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6
Replies: 38
Views: 4771

Re: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6

Hi Claude, Not a offended at all! We usually reply fairly quickly, but it can take longer depending on the current load and the complexity of the issue. For this particular problem, I suspect that it's simply not something that has been implemented. Can you upload a sample document, before it is si...
by claude vidal
Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6
Replies: 38
Views: 4771

Re: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6 - Certified but can be reset

As I understand it, digitally signing a PDF prevents alterations (all or some) but allows buttons to still be functional. I've created a form which I sent to the client, which he filled and sent back. I now want to confirm our agreement with this client, so I wanted to digitally signed it so the cl...
by claude vidal
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6
Replies: 38
Views: 4771

Re: PDF-XChange Editor Plus V6 - Certified but can be reset

As I understand it, digitally signing a PDF prevents alterations (all or some) but allows buttons to still be functional. I've created a form which I sent to the client, which he filled and sent back. I now want to confirm our agreement with this client, so I wanted to digitally signed it so the cli...