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by BigMike
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF's do not open with IE8
Replies: 66
Views: 7691

Re: PDF's do not open with IE8

In fact, there seems to be a problem with build 42.6. In my case, it's nothing special with IEPro. Something seems to be buggy in the procedure to register the ActiveX plugin for IE! If I execute the viewer (and therefore, it tries to register the browser plugin), the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE...
by BigMike
Thu Oct 22, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: [BUG] Application Disappears From View
Replies: 14
Views: 1836

Re: [BUG] Application Disappears From View

It was just an idea. For the moment, I don't have any other guesses. :(
by BigMike
Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: [BUG] Application Disappears From View
Replies: 14
Views: 1836

Re: [BUG] Application Disappears From View

I can't reproduce neither the context menu behaviour nor the search panel behaviour. I tried it with Viewer version 42.6 (exe-installer) on a WinXP SP3 Pro, 32bit on my AMD Turion64 system. May I ask, if you're using any window management utilities or virtual desktop enhancement tools? I had some pr...
by BigMike
Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hopefully a simple question about comments exporting
Replies: 18
Views: 1751

Re: Hopefully a simple question about comments exporting

Glad to be able to help a little bit :)
by BigMike
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hopefully a simple question about comments exporting
Replies: 18
Views: 1751

Re: Hopefully a simple question about comments exporting

Also, is there any way to modify the actual output of the Summarize Comments option? All I need is the page and line number and the comment. Sure, if you open the summarize comments dialog (Comments -> Summarize Comments...), you will be able to choose how the comments will appear in the summary. I...
by BigMike
Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange (Lite) v.3.60113 Licence
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: PDF-XChange (Lite) v.3.60113 Licence

You're welcome :)
by BigMike
Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2993

Re: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?

Just another translation issue. I just used the summarize comments feature and realized, that all texts created in the summary are in English - can you make these strings translatable - or for "author", "date", ... use the already translated strings from the corresponding annotation functions. Regar...
by BigMike
Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDF-XChange (Lite) v.3.60113 Licence
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: PDF-XChange (Lite) v.3.60113 Licence

This license key works only with version 3. You don't need to search for PDFXChange 3 products.
For questions concerning upgrades, it's probably a good idea to write a mail
by BigMike
Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Feature suggestion: personal bookmarks (separately stored)
Replies: 7
Views: 2123

Re: Feature suggestion: personal bookmarks (separately stored)

I'd like to support this request. I like the idea much, and I've got some protected ebooks in pdf format in which I often need to look in several - but commonly the same places. For now I'm doing this, by creating links besides the pdf with corresponding names, to open the pdf on the desired page. "...
by BigMike
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: help with viewer in electronic medical record viewer
Replies: 5
Views: 701

Re: help with viewer in electronic medical record viewed

Nice, that it's working now :) I will make sure to post in their forum as well and point to this post. I don't know, what you've posted in the other forum - but since it's required to be registered, even to view posts here, it would be easier if your post in the other forum would already contain the...
by BigMike
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: help with viewer in electronic medical record viewer
Replies: 5
Views: 701

Re: help with viewer in electronic medical record viewed

I guess, the browser plugin is used to display PDFs in your application. It sounds, like something went wrong, when registering PDF-XChange for PDF files. Maybe the following helps: Open PDF-XChange Viewer, go to Edit -> Preferences, choose File Associations, make sure that "Display PDF in Browser" ...
by BigMike
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Numbers instead of text in PDF properties
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Re: Numbers instead of text in PDF properties

It's a known problem with some pdf producers. Old versions of Adobe Reader seem to have no problem with these titles, while newer versions display them like PDF-XChange Viewer does.

Regards, Michael
by BigMike
Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Question about certificates
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Re: Question about certificates

Hi Ivan,

thank you for the quick response.
by BigMike
Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Question about certificates
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Question about certificates

Hi, I'm using a digital certificate, which is meant to sign and encrypt emails (extended key usage 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.4). Signing pdf documents, using this certificate in the viewer seems to work fine. I'd like to know, if the pdf specification has any requirements on the certificate, so that this can ...
by BigMike
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions (End Users)
Topic: Help us build our Knowledgebase.
Replies: 14
Views: 11078

Re: Help us build our Knowledgebase.

First I'd like to say, that I like this idea very much. Maybe you could also introduce all the features included in PDF-XChange Viewer in one article. So that a new user gets an overview with just reading one article. I'm thinking about something like the review made by Bhikkhu Pesala . For the comm...
by BigMike
Tue Oct 06, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: BUG: Search providers with uncommon FavIcons
Replies: 5
Views: 648

Re: BUG: Search providers with uncommon FavIcons

Thanks again - actually I resized the cached image manually to 16x16 - it was just a report to be sure, that there won't be any problems and all will work as expected for other users in future.

Regards, Michael
by BigMike
Sat Oct 03, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: BUG: Search providers with uncommon FavIcons
Replies: 5
Views: 648

BUG: Search providers with uncommon FavIcons

Hi, today I tried to add Clusty to my search providers. It's FavIcon contains a 32x32 and a 16x16 image. When the icon is downloaded the first time, PDF-XChange Viewer shows the correct icon (16x16), but the cached image has a size of 32x32 pixel. After a restart of the viewer only the top left quar...
by BigMike
Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Encoding problem in document properties
Replies: 5
Views: 990

Re: Encoding problem in document properties

Maybe this one.
The error description seems to fit...
I'm sorry - I should have done a deeper search, I just had a short glance before posting...
by BigMike
Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Encoding problem in document properties
Replies: 5
Views: 990

Re: Encoding problem in document properties

I don't have Adobe 8 or 9 installed here. If they display properties as PDF-XChange Viewer does, I'd say, it's a problem with the PDF producer. Just to be sure, for me: The author is displayed as: \376\377\000r\000o\000l\000a\000n\000d and the title is displayed as \376\377\000i\000c\000h\000 \000k\...
by BigMike
Wed Sep 30, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Encoding problem in document properties
Replies: 5
Views: 990

Encoding problem in document properties

Hi, it seems, that there's a problem with the encoding of the document properties in some PDFs. The attached archive contains a PDF, which is affected by this issue. The title property and the author property contain numerous "\???" strings (where ? replaces a digit). The properties are displayed co...
by BigMike
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How to save in PDF version 1.4?
Replies: 4
Views: 671

Re: How to save in PDF version 1.4?

Maybe the viewers "Flatten Comments" feature could help. I can't test it here, since I'm not really sure, how the version is determined. When I add an annotation (tried Sticky Note and Typewriter) with the viewer and save the document, the source code still starts with "%PDF-1.4" But from the descri...
by BigMike
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: How do I hide the "Download PDF Creation Tools" Button
Replies: 3
Views: 564

Re: How do I hide the "Download PDF Creation Tools" Button

If you own the PRO version, you can disable the ad in Edit -> Preferences -> Registration, check the box "Hide AD bar"
If you're using the free version, you can't disable the ad.
by BigMike
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2993

Re: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?

There are some elements, which couldn't be translated at the moment: In the viewer: - open a document - display document properties [Ctrl+D] - click on Additional Metadata - while the "Advanced" page is translatable, the "Description" page stays in English all the time. The shell extension seems to ...
by BigMike
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

It was a pleasure to help :) Fine, that it's clear now!
by BigMike
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

Ok, Paul :) Maybe I should be more explicit. Just to be sure, that you don't use another version of the installer, I'm using also PDFX4_wV.exe. Its MD5 hash is 1660FF21C3928E848C79E1A2A5DC4D28 The problem is, that the file "live.png", which should contain the icon for the MSN Live search provider is...
by BigMike
Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

Hi Paul, hi mboucetta, I just tried it with a fresh installation on a virtual machine. I used the PDF-XChange PRO bundle EXE-installer and it seems, that the icon for the MSN Live search handler is missing. But since you will be automatically redirected to bing.com if you try to search via search.li...
by BigMike
Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8430

Re: Signature is Invalid

I hope the signature support will be extended in future versions. At the moment signing works fine. But as already mentioned, you can't view the originally signed version. Another issue is, that at the moment, the trustworthiness of signatures is totally ignored. There's made no difference between u...
by BigMike
Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2993

Re: Have we forgotten or missed a bug you reported ?

Hi, I think it wasn't reported before - and actually it's more a PDF-XChange issue. It came with the integration of the viewer into the PDF-XChange package. The names of the components in the installation process aren't helpful at all and a new user will probably not know, what to select if he likes...
by BigMike
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Firefox Plugin FAILURE and Mime/Types
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Firefox Plugin FAILURE and Mime/Types

For a default install the file is found in: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\profile Deleting mimetypes.rdf didn't work for me. PDF files still open in the standalone reader from Firefox, although the plugin is installed and the plugin does work in Opera. I probably need to reinstall Firef...
by BigMike
Sat Aug 22, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Feature Chart
Replies: 5
Views: 717

Icon for PDF documents

Hey - I saw the preview and couldn't resist to make a new icon for my pdfs.
May you consider to provide as alternative to the blue one the one used for pdfs at the preview?

Very nice screenshots, I think I like the new layout from what I saw ;)

Regards, Mike
by BigMike
Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Save As Copy when viewed in Internet Explorer
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Save As Copy when viewed in Internet Explorer

I'm not sure, what's the difference between "save as" and "save copy as". The only difference in the manual description is, that the word "copy" is appended to the proposed filename with "save copy as". Maybe someone from the support can explain the difference. But you can modify the plugin's toolba...
by BigMike
Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

1. If your customer hasn't got access to the internet, the search providers are completely useless for him, since they permit searching terms on the internet, directly from the viewer. Also a timeout would still bring a useless waste of cpu time at every start up of the viewer. A clean solution woul...
by BigMike
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

Akamai isn't a search provider. Akamai is a company that optimizes somehow the internet services of their customers by analyzing the current internet traffic and redirecting the requests through their network to the most suited server. I'm not really sure, how this works in detail. But if you like t...
by BigMike
Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Is there something wrong with the latest setup files?
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: Is there something wrong with the latest setup files?

No problem :)
By the way - thank you for the new version!I had just a little glance, since the weather was too nice here, to spend hours at the pc this weekend, but I played a bit around with the new guides and saw that finally attachments are supported!
by BigMike
Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Is there something wrong with the latest setup files?
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Is there something wrong with the latest setup files?

I'm not really sure but, PDF-XChange 4 Pro package (4.0166, from Aug 14th) which also contains the viewer and the shell extension has a size of about 27 MB. Compared to this, the viewer standalone package (also from Aug 14th) has a size of 31 MB. It contains PDFXVwer.exe and PDFXVwerSE.exe. Is this ...
by BigMike
Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup
Replies: 28
Views: 2888

Re: Tries to connect to 92.123.68.97 on startup

1. Yes, it's normal. 2. It's because of the new feature of using internet search engines from within the viewer. At startup, the viewer tries to get the corresponding favicons for the installed search providers. 3. To avoid this, - either delete all your search providers (to get rid of the predefine...
by BigMike
Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: Update to Xchange 4.0 Pro gets pdf logo when clicking
Replies: 12
Views: 4472

Re: Update to Xchange 4.0 Pro gets pdf logo when clicking

Hi Gary, I guess you installed the PDF-XChange Pro package, which includes also the viewer? I had the similar problem with IE (document broken error) and Opera (just the logo is displayed). I don't know, what caused this error, but I think it's an installer issue. For me installing the viewer again ...
by BigMike
Fri Aug 07, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: 4.0 Pro owner getting Buy Logo after installing new Viewer
Replies: 15
Views: 1374

Re: 4.0 Pro owner getting Buy Logo after installing new Viewer

In the free version of the viewer, the PRO functions are marked with a "PRO icon". In Preferences -> Registration there's a checkbox which allows you to hide the PRO functions from the viewer. If you have the PRO version, the PRO functions don't differ from the default functions (no "PRO icon" anymo...
by BigMike
Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:09 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: PDFA-1b validation failed with version 4.0.163
Replies: 20
Views: 2340

Re: PDFA-1b validation failed with version 4.0.163

Ivan - Tracker Software wrote:Can you attach your PDF file here? (Please note you need to ZIP it before attaching)
I think it's still the one attached above. I just translated the German messages.
by BigMike
Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: PDFA-1b validation failed with version 4.0.163
Replies: 20
Views: 2340

Re: PDFA-1b validation failed with version 4.0.163

I'm not sure, what the error and the warnings mean exactly, since I don't know anything about the pdf file format specifications. It's not really about embedding fonts, but about further font information. The message contains 1 error: There's no corresponding XMP-structure to the "document informati...
by BigMike
Fri Jul 17, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: import certificate into PDF X Change Viewer
Replies: 14
Views: 6699

Re: import certificate into PDF X Change Viewer

Hi, to sign a document without the "eye watermark", go to the signing dialog, click on "Manage..." in the "Sign Template" line, select the template from which you like to remove the watermark, click "Edit" and uncheck "Display Logo" or clone the template and edit the copy, to keep the default templa...
by BigMike
Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: ActiveX control not working with Mozilla firefox and opera
Replies: 13
Views: 1516

Re: ActiveX control not working with Mozilla firefox and opera

It works fine here (plugin file version is 2.0.42.1) and I'm using Opera 9.64 on WinXP, SP3 32bit. Sorry I'm not familiar with the firefox preferences - so I can't give hints what preferences could be checked to ensure all is set up right...
by BigMike
Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: OLE / DDE Commands
Replies: 20
Views: 2614

Re: OLE / DDE Commands

You're right - according to the changelog it was implemented into version 2.0.0038.2.
If you're still using build 0037, maybe you should have a look at the changelog, to see what else has been implemented.
by BigMike
Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: OLE / DDE Commands
Replies: 20
Views: 2614

Re: OLE / DDE Commands

Hm, I extracted and attached the corresponding pages from my manual. Maybe you have an older version of the manual!?

In short: To close an already opened pdf use

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PDFXCview.exe /close "PathToPDF\FileName.pdf"
For more options, have a look at the attached file ;)
by BigMike
Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: OLE / DDE Commands
Replies: 20
Views: 2614

Re: OLE / DDE Commands

I'm not really sure, what you need for your course. Depending on the editor you are going to use, to produce the LaTeX files, you can work smoothly with PDF-XChange Viewer. I'm using LEd which does the compilation via a batch file. Before a recompilation, closing the pdf via command line works fine ...
by BigMike
Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Changing language doesn't affect browser plugin
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Changing language doesn't affect browser plugin

Oh, I didn't notice until now, that all options can be set up seperately for the plugin. That's very nice :) Until now, I only had different toolbar settings - now I've different default document view settings, too!

Thank you
by BigMike
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Changing language doesn't affect browser plugin
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Changing language doesn't affect browser plugin

Changing the language in PDF-XChange Viewer 2.0 build 42.0 beta doesn't affect the language settings in the browser plugin (I'm using Opera). For now, you have to press Ctrl+K (if you didn't change the default hotkey), to get the preferences dialog if you want to change the plugin's language settings.
by BigMike
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: PDFX 4 B162 Cannotset document permissions without password
Replies: 5
Views: 923

Re: PDFX 4 B162 Cannotset document permissions without password

If you still have an old PDF, which is secured, but no password is set, you can easily try it out yourself with PDF-XChange Viewer 2.0 build 42 (beta). The restrictions are removed with just a few clicks - and security settings management seems to be even a feature of the free version. (But since it...