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by Arnold
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Layers
Replies: 11
Views: 2590

Layers

I converted some blueprints to PDF from AutoCAD using their viewer. Everything opens fine in PDFX viewer including all the layers. Some of the files have many layers and I generally just need to be able to compute areas using the building outlines (exterior walls). Is there a command to turn off all...
by Arnold
Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Export to spreadsheet
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Export to spreadsheet

I had asked a while back about exporting measurements (area, distance, perimeter) to an Excel file (CSV). At the time I believe I was told it would be easy to implement. Is this going to be implemented at some point? I am making an effort to switch to analyzing blueprints electronically instead of p...
by Arnold
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Quick change of initial view
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Quick change of initial view

I have the latest version and I believe this may be the same problem, but here goes... I set preferences as follows - Initial View: Page Only, Default Page Layout: Continuous, Default Page Zoom: Fit Width. I then open a file with 4 x 24" x 36" blueprints, and the Bookmark Panel still opens. If I the...
by Arnold
Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Desktop Icons
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Desktop Icons

I downloaded and installed the beta of 42.10. Just keeps getting better. The files I am currently working on reside on my desktop. Sometimes this can be quite a few of them. When you are as old as I am and working on a laptop, the program icon and file icons are hard to distinguish from one another....
by Arnold
Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

I will look over here at any other differences between the 2 computers also. Thanks.
by Arnold
Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

Installed latest version on a laptop that had never had the program installed before and the signature from Cadillakin is visible! The laptop is running Windows XP Professional not Home, while my regular computer is running XP Home. I uninstalled completely from my regular computer (XP Home) and re-...
by Arnold
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

Here is a zip file with more info. Nothing is visible in PFFXV until I mouse over it. It is visible in Acrobat 6. But does not look exactly like your screenshot. There is a question mark. Have included a couple of other screenshots for info purposes. Don't know how this works. Thank you for trying t...
by Arnold
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:17 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Print Borders
Replies: 1
Views: 586

Print Borders

This file when printed 3 up x 2 across (6 per page) with borders on my system does not print borders correctly. The borders on the top 3 pages do not include the whole page (reduced of course). The bottom 2 pages look fine. Brother HL-5140 Laser & Brother DCP 7020 Multi-Function Laser. Does this pri...
by Arnold
Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

Thank you Cadillakin. Same problem as the ones I produce. I can see it fine in Acrobat 6.06, but it is invisible in PDFXV. If I point to it, it says Signature 1, Valid Signature but is not visible. I don't think it is my system.
by Arnold
Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

I still am not sure where my problem is. And I have a use for digitally signing which I never had before. Can someone please post a sample valid digitally signed document for download. That way I can see if it is visible in PDFXV on my system. Right now if I do it, it becomes invisible on re-open. T...
by Arnold
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Form Field
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Form Field

Field number 2 of this file changes font size if I mouse over it and uses the wrong size font. Does anyone else have this problem also or is it my system?
by Arnold
Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Back to Square 1-Registration info is lost in Viewer Plugin.
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: Back to Square 1-Registration info is lost in Viewer Plugin.

I noticed this also. There have been a few things that I was told would be fixed and were not. After I first bought the program it got a little frustrating. But the potential and features are great. At some point when the bugs are all ironed out, I believe it will really be a pleasure to use. I use ...
by Arnold
Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

I must be doing something wrong then. Or there is something wrong on my system. I installed the latest version tonight and signatures still do not seem to work correctly. If I add a signature all looks well. However, if I re-open it, the signature is invisible in PDFX viewer. It is not invisible in ...
by Arnold
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Signature is Invalid
Replies: 43
Views: 8432

Re: Signature is Invalid

Very good. I noticed the same problem. Windows XP sp3. Latest version of the viewer.
by Arnold
Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Digitally Signing
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Digitally Signing

I tried this for the very first time. I went through all of the steps, creating a certificate, etc. The signature was placed in the document, but if you mouse over it, it is invalid. Also, if I close the file and reopen it, the signature is still there, but it is invisible. The comment about it bein...
by Arnold
Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Combining Forms
Replies: 11
Views: 1171

Re: Combining Forms

Great. I think it would be a good feature in the software
by Arnold
Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Thank you.
by Arnold
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Combining Forms
Replies: 11
Views: 1171

Combining Forms

I downloaded 2 files with form fields for filling out tax returns. They both work perfectly unless they are combined. If I insert the pages from 1 file into the other the fields disappear in the inserted pages. The fields remain in the pages of the file theses new pages are inserted into. Is this by...
by Arnold
Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Yes latest version downloaded last night. I even went so far as to completely remove old version and install new version. Same pdf importing same data file (.fdf) into Acrobat 6 results in number fields being formatted correctly. In PDFX only the calculated field is formatted correctly. I tried the ...
by Arnold
Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

Yes, version 42.1 downloaded last night. Just tried it again printing to a Brother HL-5140 laser printer and to an HP Deskjet 895Cse inkjet. Multiple pages per sheet 2 (2/1), auto rotate page in cell, page order horizontal, auto center page in cell, page border on, document & markups, print text as ...
by Arnold
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Rotated pages
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Re: Rotated pages

Thank you
by Arnold
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Rotated pages
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Rotated pages

Survey sent to me with all portrait pages. 2 of the pages are really landscape and I had to rotate them 90 degrees to read them onscreen. I then tried to print one of these rotated pages, and it took about 1.5 minutes and had the squished look with lines I have noted before. If it is not rotated it ...
by Arnold
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:24 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Formatted fields still do not appear correctly when form data is imported in latest version. Field is formatted correctly only if it is a calculated one.
by Arnold
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:21 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

Does not appear to be fixed in latest version
by Arnold
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scanned Files
Replies: 11
Views: 1177

Re: Scanned Files

Thank you for taking the time to investigate. If they were all just 7 pages long it would not really matter much, but sometimes they are 90 pages or more. I sometimes get them in here with as much as 240 pages, but those ones to be regular pdf’s, not the scanned ones. I have another scanned one sent...
by Arnold
Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scanned Files
Replies: 11
Views: 1177

Re: Scanned Files

Yes it is. Smoother and faster. I wish it was faster on some scanned pdf's. Some of them seem faster than others, I don't know why. But, I believe it is because of the slowness of my machine. Update Tried opening the file on a faster computer - Celeron 3.2 ghz, 896 mb of RAM. Video card ATI Radeon E...
by Arnold
Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scanned Files
Replies: 11
Views: 1177

Re: Scanned Files

I decided to try it out in a few viewers just for kicks - PDFX, Acrobat 6, and I downloaded Nitro 6 Professional, and Foxit. PDFX and Acrobat were similar, and seemed to render the pages and hold them in memory so that scrolling through the pages after the initial delay was good. PDFX seemed to rend...
by Arnold
Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scanned Files
Replies: 11
Views: 1177

Re: Scanned Files

I will compare with some other browsers, and see if there is a difference and post back the results. I get a lot of specifications sent to me and a good percentage of them are just scanned in. The ones that are not work beautifully. PDFX seems to be faster than Acrobat if I am looking at architectur...
by Arnold
Thu Jun 25, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Scanned Files
Replies: 11
Views: 1177

Scanned Files

PDFX Viewer is for the most part pretty fast even on my old computer. It is an Intel Celeron 764 mhz, 512 mb of ram, windows xp sp3. Graphics are just on-board graphics using up to 8 mb of RAM I think. Certain scanned files that I receive are very slow though. I have extracted only 2 pages for you t...
by Arnold
Sat Jun 20, 2009 1:37 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Restating A Form Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Restating A Form Problem

I posted on this before, but I do not think I made myself clear about just what was happening. Besides, the other form that exhibited this had much bigger fonts, and graphic text running vertically. This is just a form I use regularly, but they then want it printed out and faxed to them! I printed i...
by Arnold
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Print Problem Example
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: Print Problem Example

Thank you. I think I have it now. Embed the fonts and leave the Advanced option at it's default setting - "For embedded fonts only". Seems to work.
by Arnold
Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Print Problem Example
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: Print Problem Example

May have spoke too soon. I re-did the pdf file with fonts embedded from the xls file from earlier today (09-086a.pdf) and printed it. Got a couple of crazy print-outs. You probably already know exactly what is wrong anyway. Please see attached. Thanks.
by Arnold
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:35 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Print Problem Example
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: Print Problem Example

Ivan, I fiddled with it some more over here and the problem seems to go away if the fonts are Embedded Subsets. This made me wonder how the Form I sent with the same problem handled the fonts. I have attached the file again for you to see. It seems some of the fonts are embedded, and some are not. I...
by Arnold
Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Print Problem Example
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Print Problem Example

Tried to print pdf file (09-086.pdf) from original Excel worksheet (Aramsco.xls) and spacing is off as per previous post. I scanned in print-out and marked some places up (09-086 Scan.pdf). Windows XP sp3, Brother HL - 5140. Problem may be here, but I don't believe so as it prints fine with Acrobat ...
by Arnold
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Shortcuts & Stamps
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Shortcuts & Stamps

I tried to assign a shortcut key to File > Form Data > Export Data from Form, and it does not seem to work. Same with Import Data from Form. Tried using the same shortcut with another menu item, and it worked okay. Used Shift I and it showed no conflicts. At some point please put Reset Form on the m...
by Arnold
Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

I tried to print a pdf 2 pages to a sheet with borders. I set it to print borders, and the border on the left side is cut off. Looks fine in print preview. Printer is Brother HL-5140 laser printer with margins of .25" all around. May be related to my post yesterday re forms & printing. It also appea...
by Arnold
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms & Printing
Replies: 1
Views: 389

Forms & Printing

I have attached a form that I just converted to pdf. The tab key moves between fields, but the enter key does not enter typed info and deselect the field. On the last field, pressing enter does nothing, and the highlighting does not return to the field if the document is selected with the hand tool....
by Arnold
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

I added it to my post "Measuring Tolls" from a couple of days ago. The screenshot is zipped there. Will stop bothering you for now. Thank you.
by Arnold
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Thank you. It is a great program. I use forms some and want to do more and I want to measure architectural drawings in the viewer from now on, and stop wasting paper! Did you see my addition to my post with the screenshot on the measuring tools? I paid for the Pro version the day after I first downl...
by Arnold
Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Yes. I am using it. Undo feature is excellent. Had to move pages between files yesterday. Used drag and drop for the first time and it works very well! Thanks.
by Arnold
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Re: Forms

Here it is. Originally created by the County using LiveCycle Designer from an Excel spreadsheet I think. I found a way to get it to work in Acrobat 5 as it was a version 7 file originally. I fixed some of the errors in fields and added the 4 buttons top right. Exporting and importing works fine in a...
by Arnold
Tue Jun 09, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Forms
Replies: 14
Views: 4032

Forms

Formatted form fields do not seem to work when data is imported, unless the field is a calculated field. Formatting works fine if numbers are entered directly in field. If file is saved instead of data being exported everything is okay also when it is re-opened. Applies to numbers x,xxx and to telep...
by Arnold
Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Measuring Tools
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Measuring Tools

Thank you so much for all the answers. With regard to the orthographic lines, I meant would it be possible to set it that way and leave it so you can just keep measuring? I had figured out about the shift key. About the other problem I noted. Here is a screen shot of a drawing. Measuring toolbar dis...
by Arnold
Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Measuring Tools
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Measuring Tools

In the latest beta version if I point at and select a distance measurement it seems to stay selected even if I deselect it. The info box stays on the screen also. You cannot point to it again as only the move icon shows as it is still selected I believe. I do not think it was like this before, but I...