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by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: SXC_40 Needs Function to Set PaperSize
Replies: 20
Views: 3230

Re: SXC_40 Needs Function to Set PaperSize

Any thoughts on this one?
by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages

I just learned that you are going to an interim v2.5 build before 3.0.

Can I beg you to give us access to the thumbnail images that you generate for use in your Thumbnails pane in v2.5. I have a need to use page thumbnail images in my own control.
by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: New document from PDF
Replies: 15
Views: 2021

Re: New document from PDF

Got it. Thanks.
by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: New document from PDF
Replies: 15
Views: 2021

Re: New document from PDF

Ok. Then before I call the SaveDocument routine with PXCVA_DocumentSaveCopyAs, I first need to set Temp and/or SilentSaveTempToDispFile to 0 so that my call doesn't save to DispFileName. Is that what you mean? I'm currently using the latest 2.057 build. What will 2.5 entail? I thought the new big ve...
by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: New document from PDF
Replies: 15
Views: 2021

Re: New document from PDF

Ok. Just to confirm: the new property "SilentSaveTempToDispFile" has to be used with the Temp and DispFileName properties and whereas Temp alone would cause a SaveAs dialog to appear, this new property will save straight to the value in DispFileName. Also, once the user selects Save and SilentSaveTe...
by jeffp
Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:30 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: New document from PDF
Replies: 15
Views: 2021

Re: New document from PDF

I have already been using the DispFileName, Temp, and Modified properties so I'm familiar with the issues presented in this thread. However, I have just come across a case where using these three properties won't solve my issue. Here's the situation. In my app, I open a image PDF file in the ViewerA...
by jeffp
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: SXC_40 Needs Function to Set PaperSize
Replies: 20
Views: 3230

SXC_40 Needs Function to Set PaperSize

Can a function be added to SXC_40.pas to set the Paper Size to be used during scanning. All the other scanning components we use allow us to set paper size.

Thanks.
by jeffp
Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: How to Get Selected Pages

You are correct. I was using 'Pages' as the second argument in DoDocumentVerb, which it does not need.

Thanks.
by jeffp
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: How to Get Selected Pages

I just grabbed the latest build off your website (2.056). It doesn't appear that GetSelectedPageThumbnails is in there yet. Is a new build coming soon that will contain GetSelectedPageThumbnails?

Thanks.
by jeffp
Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save to Stream/Read from Stream
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Save to Stream/Read from Stream

I'm looking to transfer a PDF document I have loaded in the ViewerAx to the Viewer DLL object. Currently, I just write it out to file and then have the Viewer DLL read it from file. I'm looking to speed up the process. Is there a faster way to do this via an IStream. That is, can I save the document...
by jeffp
Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: ViewerAX SDK versus DLLs
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: ViewerAX SDK versus DLLs

Thanks John. That's wise counsel.

In this regard, do you have an estimate of when the new libraries will be ready.
by jeffp
Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: ViewerAX SDK versus DLLs
Replies: 3
Views: 634

ViewerAX SDK versus DLLs

In our application, we currently use both the ViewerAX and your SDK DLLs to manipulate PDF files. We use the DLLs with non-visual manipulations when we don't need to load the file in a viewer, like just selecting a file and then appending, extracting, unstacking pages, etc. It occurs to me that we c...
by jeffp
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: How to Get Selected Pages

Ok. I got it. Thanks.
by jeffp
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Insert Pages Dialog and Extract Pages Dialog Suggestions
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Insert Pages Dialog and Extract Pages Dialog Suggestions

Your Insert Pages and Extract Pages Dialogs are very useful. I have a couple of comments to make them even more so. INSERT PAGES DIALOG In the "Destination" section: 1. In the Page text box, pre-populate the number with the Current/Selected Page. This is very important. If inserting into the middle ...
by jeffp
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: How to Get Selected Pages

Ok. I'll wait for the new GetSelectedPageThumbnails build, but put a placeholder for it in my code now. But just to confirm, you're saying that DataOut will return a comma delimited text string of selected pages. Correct?
by jeffp
Tue Sep 07, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: How to Get Selected Pages

I gave GetSelectedRanges a try, but I think I'm having issues with setting things up in Delphi. I believe there is a trick to getting back in my DataOut parameter an array of OleVariant. I've tried the code below, but I get an "invalid argument" exception when I try to assign APageIndex to ADataOut[...
by jeffp
Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: How to Get Selected Pages
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

How to Get Selected Pages

Is there a way to get a list of all the selected pages a user has selected in the Page Thumbnail view. I can use Pages.Current to get the current page, but in the case where the user has selected two or three of the thumbnails, I'd like to get a list of all page indexes selected. I saw the GetSelect...
by jeffp
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Office Themes and Custom Colors?
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: Office Themes and Custom Colors?

Sweat! I didn't see this one. Thanks much!
by jeffp
Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Office Themes and Custom Colors?
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Office Themes and Custom Colors?

In my application, I allow Office theming. As such, is there anyway to change the grey color of the panel the ViewerAX toolbars sit on, the status bar, etc., to another color so that I can carry my Office themes through out your program?

Thanks.
by jeffp
Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Re: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?

When you say wait for the next build, are you referring to the next build of 2.x or to the much anticipated 3.x. I hope the former since I understand that 3.x is still a few months away. Also, I have another post in that requests the ability to set the size/width of the page thumbnails pane. Any cha...
by jeffp
Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Split View Suggestion
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Split View Suggestion

Great! But please make it easy two display and size the two document windows to be used in drag and drop. A one button click to set up the views/windows would be awesome.
by jeffp
Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Split View Suggestion
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Split View Suggestion

One of the most demanded abilities from my users is to move/copy pdf pages from one document to another, but in an easy way like via drag and drop. I finally figured out a way to do this in the ViewerAX but it took a considerable amount of mouse clicks, and I don't think my users will readily figure...
by jeffp
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Re: Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages

Upon further reflection, I think I can do what I'm after by just forcing a display of your existing page thumbnails pane and allowing the user to interact with your thumbnails. As such, the ViewerAX allows me to control programmatically whether the thumbnails pane is visible or not. However, I need ...
by jeffp
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Re: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?

Haven't heard back. Any way to do this?
by jeffp
Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Re: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?

Both but mostly the former. I'm trying to prevent code launched files from appearing in the list, but only on a case by case basis. Some code launched files I want to appear in the list.

What if I do a SaveAs in code. Does that put it in the list too? I need to handle this case as well.
by jeffp
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Exclude Opened File from Recent List?
Replies: 6
Views: 1029

Exclude Opened File from Recent List?

Is there a way to exclude a file that I open via code from the Recent File List that appears in the File Menu?
by jeffp
Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

Building Thumbnails of PDF Pages

I'm looking for a faster way to generate thumbnail images of each PDF page. I've suggested adding the ability for us to access the thumbnails that you already create in order to display them in the ViewerAX thumbnail view. You mentioned that that's on the list for v3. In the meantime, is there a fas...
by jeffp
Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Page Numbering with Roman Numerals
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Page Numbering with Roman Numerals

I just received the note below from one of my users. I believe this is an issue you may want to address if you haven't already. USER COMMENTS: The Foreword and Contents portions of many books, manuals, user's guides, etc. have the page numbering in Roman numerals and then the first chapter starts wi...
by jeffp
Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: TileWindowsHorizontal
Replies: 1
Views: 461

TileWindowsHorizontal

It appears that the TileWindowsHorizontal and TileWindowsVertcal items in the Windows menu always remain disabled in the ViewerAX even if I have multple documents open. Is that by design or is there a way to enable these items in an embeded ViewAX? If they always have to be disabled, may I suggest r...
by jeffp
Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Opening Multiple Files
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: Opening Multiple Files

Thanks.

Any estimates yet on when V3 will be released?
by jeffp
Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Opening Multiple Files
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Opening Multiple Files

I was wondering if there was a way to speed up the opening of multiple files. Currently, if I drop say 10 files onto the ViewerAX interface, each file is opened one right after another. It appears that the ViewerAX has to do some UI painting/initialization for each file which seems to slow down the ...
by jeffp
Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: AX Viewer Seems to Intercept WM_SYSCOMMAND Messages
Replies: 5
Views: 813

Re: AX Viewer Seems to Intercept WM_SYSCOMMAND Messages

I'm using the ViewerAX posted on 6/28/2010 and am still experiencing this problem when the ViewerAX is embedded in my application.

Has this issue been fixed on your end? If so, I'll need to dig deeper.
by jeffp
Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Drivers API SDK
Topic: Printing a text file
Replies: 1
Views: 1086

Printing a text file

In your PDF Driver API examples for Delphi, you use the following line of code to print a document after the applicable options have been set. ShellExecute(HWND(nil), 'printto', PChar(ed_FileToPrint.Text), PChar('"' + PrinterName + '"'), nil, SW_MINIMIZE); Is this the only way to lauch the PDF print...
by jeffp
Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Page Thumbnails not sticking anymore
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: Page Thumbnails not sticking anymore

Ok. I'll try this, but why was it working in the old build and changed in the new build? Did a default change?
by jeffp
Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Drivers API SDK
Topic: Duplicate Driver Names In Word Printer List
Replies: 1
Views: 1072

Duplicate Driver Names In Word Printer List

I have embedded the PDFX4SA_sm.exe inside my program installer. Since my program gets updated every month or so, the PDFX4SA_sm.exe gets run repeatedly on my customers machine. This seems to be OK and that it will only put the Driver name once in the Windows Printers list. However, I just noticed th...
by jeffp
Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Page Thumbnails not sticking anymore
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Page Thumbnails not sticking anymore

In your new build of 6/28/2010 of the ViewerAX, I believe there is an issue with the Page Thumbnails and other items under Options>>View not sticking (1) when I open a new document and (2) remembering my last settings when I close and come back into the program. I have a default settings file that I...
by jeffp
Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: AX Viewer Seems to Intercept WM_SYSCOMMAND Messages
Replies: 5
Views: 813

AX Viewer Seems to Intercept WM_SYSCOMMAND Messages

I'm experiencing a weird situation in when I embed the ActiveX Viewer inside my application. This situation appears to be limited to Windows 7 OS, as it seems to work correctly in Windows XP. It appears that any Windows 7 System Messages posted to the handle of my application goes to the ActiveX Vie...
by jeffp
Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:18 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: unattended uninstallation of Docu-Tracker PDF-XChange 4 Pro
Replies: 10
Views: 3118

Re: unattended uninstallation of Docu-Tracker PDF-XChange 4 Pro

That's fine. Are there some API that allow me to remove a driver from the list of drivers? Also, shouldn't I clean up the registry keys associated with my driver as well? Where are they located.
by jeffp
Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: unattended uninstallation of Docu-Tracker PDF-XChange 4 Pro
Replies: 10
Views: 3118

Re: unattended uninstallation of Docu-Tracker PDF-XChange 4 Pro

How do you handle the case where you want to uninstall only a custom PDF-XChange driver. For example, assume a computer already has the print driver "PDF-XChange 4.0" listed. I then run the PDFX4SA_sm.exe installer but use "PDF-XChange for FileCenter" as the PName because this relates to my applicat...
by jeffp
Thu May 27, 2010 4:08 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Save Acting Like Save As

Here's the latest. When I set UseStreamsDirectly to true and open as a stream using STGM_READWRITE | STGM_SHARE_DENY_NONE, there appears to be a lock on the source file. If I load a pdf as indicated above, then try to open the same file with Adobe, I get a message saying the file is locked. I though...
by jeffp
Wed May 26, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Save Acting Like Save As

Perfect. Thanks.

One more question: The Open menu item in the ViewerAX control uses which method? OpenDocument or Open from Stream.
by jeffp
Wed May 26, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Save Acting Like Save As

Good catch. I missed this. Thanks. Also, remind me the pros and cons of opening a file from a Stream versus just using your OpenDocument procedure. Originally, I had thought that opening via OpenDocument would lock the file so that other programs like Adobe couldn't open it while it was loaded in yo...
by jeffp
Wed May 26, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Save Acting Like Save As

If I set it to True, will the file system put a lock on the file so that no other program can access it while it's open. I'm hoping to avoid this, and still have the save operation work. ... Ok. I just made the change and set UseStreamsDirectly to True. However, when I open the document, rotate a pa...
by jeffp
Tue May 25, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Re: Save Acting Like Save As

I'm using a Stream (see code below). Is there something else I need to set so that Save works correctly with a Stream. I'm using a Stream because I do not want to put a lock on the PDF file that I open. But I do need your Save menu in the Stream Open context to behave like Save if I were to open fro...
by jeffp
Tue May 25, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer SDK
Topic: Save Acting Like Save As
Replies: 11
Views: 1360

Save Acting Like Save As

I've got the latest release of the ActiveX Viewer and I'm seeing a behavior I didn't notice before. For example, if I open a PDF document in the AX Viewer, rotate a page, and go to File>>Save, the SaveAs dialog box pops up. I would expect the program to just save the update to the original file with...
by jeffp
Sat May 15, 2010 2:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Drivers API SDK
Topic: Option to Disable Print Driver in Outside Apps
Replies: 6
Views: 1772

Re: Option to Disable Print Driver in Outside Apps

Dropped you a private email earlier today.
by jeffp
Sat May 15, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Wrappers for Delphi 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Wrappers for Delphi 2010

Maybe the conversion is PChar to PAnsiChar instead of AnsiString.

Attached is an article widely cited on the changes in Delphi 2010. Your dev guys will understand all this much better than I.

Let me know when you have the new wrappers done and I'll test them out for you on both versions of Delphi.
by jeffp
Thu May 13, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: PDF-Tools SDK (all our PDF DLL Libraries)
Topic: Wrappers for Delphi 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1285

Re: Wrappers for Delphi 2010

Don't hurry on my account since I've got something working for now. I just know this will come up as more Delphi developers move to D2010 and beyond and have to deal with the Unicode headaches that I've been though this week. Again, in converting yours and other Delphi wrappers around windows DLLs, ...
by jeffp
Thu May 13, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Drivers API SDK
Topic: Option to Disable Print Driver in Outside Apps
Replies: 6
Views: 1772

Re: Option to Disable Print Driver in Outside Apps

I figured that your hands may be tied on this one. It's not something we can't live with but it would be nice to have. I believe I mentioned to you before that we have been distributing a PDF printer driver by Amyuni Technologies since even before I found your components. The good news is that we ha...