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by bawldiggle
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:40 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Virtual Printer -- PDF-XChange Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 2273

Re: Virtual Printer -- PDF-XChange Editor

Hi Stephan :) Does the "Lite" that comes with paid "Editor" save/print bookmarks and links from the source ? I have been using PDF24 PDF as a virtual printer but it only images. Bookmarks are not "saved" - I discovered this when I tested free PDF-XChange Editor vs. PDF24 - bookmarks and links in PDF...
by bawldiggle
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Virtual Printer -- PDF-XChange Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 2273

Virtual Printer -- PDF-XChange Editor

Today on a browser web-site I was advised to use a virtual printer to print web pages. I have never heard the term "virtual printer". Now after a few hours of of web-searches, I have a few clues but not many. - does that make me clueless ? I want to print emails and web-pages to PDF Can Editor be li...
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Creating "Links"
Replies: 3
Views: 757

Creating "Links"

In my attempt to create a "Link" I read the "directions" after the fact. - when all else fails ... read the directions ! :oops: Now I have an invisible Link control, because I assumed to create a link control ... THEN add the URL as the control caption, but apparently it doesn't work that way I have...
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: to highlight a text is not possible
Replies: 7
Views: 1264

Another solution

Copied directly from my collection of tips-and-tricks for PDFXchange Viewer - for late comers to this thread HI-LITING NON-TEXT STRINGS . . . . 18-Oct-2013 - PDF files that are scanned images, are not a true text-based PDF file Text in Image based PDF files cannot be hi-lited by PDF-XChange Hi-Liter...
by bawldiggle
Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer plugin in mozilla browser, when I have Editor
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Re: Viewer plugin in mozilla browser, when I have Editor

Will +1 :)

Uninstalled Viewer > rebooted
Clean reinstall of Editor and plugin is now listed :mrgreen:

All good ... thank you for your help :)
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Viewer plugin in mozilla browser, when I have Editor
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Viewer plugin in mozilla browser, when I have Editor

I hope this is in the correct forum -- considering it is a Viewer/Editor cross-over :? Recently I installed Editor to trial ... (alongside Viewer ) In my mozilla browser "Palemoon" >> Plugins ... I notice PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.214.0 ... plugin installed - I assume from the original Viewer install ...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Checkbox in "Comments" mode (for each comment)
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Checkbox in "Comments" mode (for each comment)

In "Comments" mode there is a checkbox in top-right corner
There is no popup explaining what it is for...
sample comment.7z
(8.02 KiB) Downloaded 69 times
What is the checkbox for ?
- it is not for locked !

Would appreciate any guidance :)
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Flattened Comment (TextBox)
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Flattened Comment (TextBox)

I have flattened a textbox comment
How do I un-flatten (resurrect) access ?
Looks like "Flatten" is permanent. (Like road kill)

Can "Flatten" be removed/hidden from context menu (and retained in MenuBar > Comments-menu) :?:
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: "Read Only" property of comments
Replies: 1
Views: 492

"Read Only" property of comments

"Read Only" property of comments only have one option, ie, "False" ... nothing else

What does the Comment "Read Only" property do :?:
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shortcut keys for selected comment properties
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Shortcut keys for selected comment properties

How can I make a shortcut to show properties of selected comment ?

Right-click > Context menu > Properties ... is too mouse dependent
- I can show Document properties with Ctrl+D
- it would be helpful with the same quick access for selected comment :mrgreen:

Would appreciate any guidance. :)
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: File properties, 2 keywords fields are not linked
Replies: 1
Views: 480

File properties, 2 keywords fields are not linked

In file properties there are TWO Keywords fields [1] MenuBar > File > Document Properties > Description (category) > Keywords (textbox) and [2] Document Metadata > Description (category) > Keywords (textbox) keywords entered into [1] are not displayed in [2] If both [1] and [2] are cleared ... ... k...
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: color shortcut keys
Replies: 15
Views: 2846

Re: color shortcut keys

I could use David.p's idea too. :mrgreen: Such a simple way to change hilite colors. I have been creating PDF files for AutoCad addins, using on line PDF creator. Rough results though! Just graduated to free Editor (from free Viewer) to trial, This forums support is what has drawn me to PDF-XChange :)
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: showing page number in toolbar
Replies: 12
Views: 1862

Re: showing page number in toolbar

I had exactly the same request ... thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: new toolbar
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Re: new toolbar

... and here I thought the "New" (toolbar) button/control was disabled in free version of "Editor" Looking forward to being able to create a New Toolbar ... paid version would suit me :D Substituting a factory toolbar is a little risky, I would like to have several custom toolbars. Any idea when the...
by bawldiggle
Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: My first day with Editor, almost catastrophic
Replies: 1
Views: 624

My first day with Editor, almost catastrophic

Untiil 13 months ago I was a blind user of free Axxxe Reader -- because it came "free" with XP, Vista, and Win7 ... (Windows 3.x is to long ago, to remember) Fed up with Axxxe nag screens/messages I found free PDF-XChange Viewer ... a light bulb moment. A spiritual epiphany ... "hey this is cool" an...
by bawldiggle
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Re: What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window

Thanks Will, :) I don't know the technical difference between "locked" and "secured" PDF files, but I do use online unlockers. Some handbooks, specifications etc come "locked" ... so I cannot comment or highlights ... unless the file is unlocked. Then I "lock" the finished modified file to prevent m...
by bawldiggle
Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:07 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Re: What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window

Hi Paul :)
Adobe is an irritation, especially with adware when updating Flash.

I would be glad to be free of Adobe Reader (but I need Flash)

Can I safely uninstall Adobe Reader and embrace PDF-XChange ?

Thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

What is Adobe icon doing on PDF-Xchange window

When PDF-Xchange Viewer is open, there is an Adobe link in the bottom right hand corner.

I do not want to use "Adobe"
Have Adobe hi-jacked PDF-XChange ?

Adobe sure know how to nag !!
adobe on PDF-XChange.7z
(9.41 KiB) Downloaded 68 times
by bawldiggle
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Re: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor

Thanks Stefan, :)

I like a tidy PC. I will delete Viewer and just go with Editor (seeing how all Tracker focus is on "Editor")
by bawldiggle
Sat Mar 15, 2014 1:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Re: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor

While looking for the Editor download link I noticed ... Whether you are a software developer looking for PDF software tools to enhance your products or an end user looking for a ready made PDF creator, PDF convertor, or FREE PDF viewer with FREE OCR to convert image based PDF's and make them text s...
by bawldiggle
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Upgrade from Viewer to Editor [Resolved]

Thanks Stefan for your advice :)

I am going to uninstall Viewer > Reboot > Install Editor and rebuild my custom formats
by bawldiggle
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Upgrade from Viewer to Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Upgrade from Viewer to Editor

Currently using PDF-XChange Viewer (free) Would like to upgrade to "Editor" (paid) I have created some custom formatting in "Viewer" and exported the PDF-XChange Viewer Settings.DAT file. - with a PDF-XChange open > Menubar > Edit > Export all Settings to data file ... Do I uninstall Viewer then ins...
by bawldiggle
Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF of emails
Replies: 1
Views: 417

PDF of emails

Will PDF-XChange Editor create a PDF file of emails PARTICULARLY conserve any links on the email ? I am currently using a Mozilla addon "PDF24PDF" (Firefox + Thunderbird) • In Thunderbird no links are conserved. • In Firefox results are patchy Does PDF-XChange Editor play with Internet Explorer ? I...
by bawldiggle
Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Comments/arrows etc do not lock [Solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Re: Comments/arrows etc do not lock

[SOLVED]
Thank you 8)
by bawldiggle
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: :?: How to Convert Website to PDF
Replies: 12
Views: 4504

Re: :?: How to Convert Website to PDF

Thanks Will :) ... you should find that either our Lite or Standard print drivers are capable of producing good PDF's in most instances ... Do the Tracker printer drivers successfully reproduce links ? Is "most instances" indicative of "shakey" links in some PDFs of web pages ? Just investigated "Li...
by bawldiggle
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Comments/arrows etc do not lock [Solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Re: Comments/arrows etc do not lock

If you make the settings "Not Allowed" for both Printing and Changing - this should not allow anyone to modify your comments. If you want to make them permanent though - you might need to flatten them before applying the security. Where do I find "settings" ? I have searched every menu including Sa...
by bawldiggle
Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: :?: How to Convert Website to PDF
Replies: 12
Views: 4504

Re: :?: How to Convert Website to PDF

Has the addin for Mozilla/Firefox addin been developed yet?

Presently I am using another parties "Print Pages to PDF" addin but it has a LOT of shortcomings.
By default it dumps web-PDFs into "C:\Users" on my SSD drive ... not where I want it!

Thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts
Replies: 5
Views: 4595

Re: Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts

Thanks Stefan for your patience, :) I have worked out how to process a zip file in a dummy run in a ... Post Reply > Preview ... window Packaged (PNG) image file/s into a zipped file .zip file for the benefit of newbies is a composite file/folder because zipped files/folders can contain more than on...
by bawldiggle
Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Comments/arrows etc do not lock [Solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Comments/arrows etc do not lock [Solved]

. How do I lock comments/arrows etc. ? I have created password security, but when file is restarted I can still access comments. How do I ... ? open file unrestricted (without a password) allow copy text comments locked to prevent accidental changes, a password to unlock-comments Allow text search b...
by bawldiggle
Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: How to forum
Topic: Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts
Replies: 5
Views: 4595

Re: Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts

Thanks Paul for your response, :) * attach the images in an archive. The forum will strip attachments that are not zipped (or .rar or .tar or .gzip or .7zip etc) You lost me at ... in an archive ... :shock: How did you get the image in your post ? Do you mean ... zip image file/s > upload the zip fi...
by bawldiggle
Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts
Replies: 5
Views: 4595

Inserting an image onto forum/thread posts

Hope I am in the correct "place" :? I am trying to include one image on a new thread to illustrate a problem. So far PNG and BMP files are not allowed. There is no "help" link (that I can find) on post-editor window What file format is allowed ? Maximum size, pixels? and/or bytes? Any other limitati...
by bawldiggle
Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF of email
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: PDF of email

Thanks Paul for your response,

Outlook does not get very good "press".
I think I will abandon the idea of email to PDF

Thank you for your time :)
by bawldiggle
Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF of email
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: PDF of email

Thank you Stefan for your response, :) I am currently using PostBox email client (a fork of Mozilla Thunderbird) and so far addins that work in Thunderbird are compatible with PostBox. ... if you are using Outlook ... Being out of touch with MS mail handling I googled "windows live mail" Microsoft w...
by bawldiggle
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF of email
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

PDF of email

Is it possible to create a PDF file of an email?
by bawldiggle
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:59 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel
Replies: 23
Views: 6511

Re: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel

Hi "Chrisgj" :) I cannot find how to send you a personal message on this forum. Maybe "Tracker" don't allow personal messages! ? Sub OpenPDF() programPath = Range("B8").Value fileToLaunch = Range("B7").Value Shell programPath + " " + fileToLaunch, vbNormalFocus End Sub If I remember rightly -- you h...
by bawldiggle
Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hilite Text Tool not working
Replies: 3
Views: 1827

Re: Hilite Text Tool not working

Excellent -- thank you Stephan :)

Your suggested links work a treat.

Many of the features in free Viewer are disabled.
Should I just use Viewer PRO or is Editor the new Viewer Pro
Can you direct me to Editor for commercial use ?


Thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:21 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hilite Text Tool not working
Replies: 3
Views: 1827

Hilite Text Tool not working

Today I received 4 PDF files from an organisation. When I try to use Hilite Text Tool the mouse pointer assume the Hilite Text Tool IP but does apply hilite. Other PDF files can be hilited but not the 4 new PDF files. Some files are scans of tables with a mix of PC fonts and handwriting. I am trying...
by bawldiggle
Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel
Replies: 23
Views: 6511

Re: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel

Hi chrisgj :) My experience ended at Excel 2003, although I have recently acquired Excel 2010. And now I cannot find my working "link" sample. Hope I haven't led you astray. My reason for trialing Excel to open PDF was an experiment, to view various file types from one Excel file. Early in my career...
by bawldiggle
Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel
Replies: 23
Views: 6511

Re: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel

I have been off the forum for a bit but am glad to see bawldiggle has resolved the hyperlinking issue for him. However it has not worked for me - I have uploaded where I have now got to with this and would be really grateful if you could explain where I am going wrong Hi chrisgj :) My glib response...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...
Replies: 5
Views: 4600

Re: Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...

Thanks "Will" for your response, :)

Will try your suggestions in the next 48 hours.
I am up to my neck in $$ work at the moment.

Regards, :)
"the-bald-one"
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

Re: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00

Thanks "Will", :)

I will get to it tomorrow -- it's 7:40 pm and I have run out of puff today, up at 4:30am this morning.
(A long day fixing other peoples problems)

Thanks for your response
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

Re: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00

Hello "Will - Tracker Supp" :) As for the Palemoon issue, this is likely because we have no plugin that has been specifically developed for it and, as such, I'm afraid that we cannot support any issues that may arise within that browser. I apologize for that, but given that there are so many 'flavou...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

Re: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00

Hello "Paul - Tracker Supp" :) Thank you again for your input. Displaying PDF links in Firefox is not my problem. PDF-XChange performs admirably. My problem has developed "tentacles" ... see my thread "Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ..." http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/vie...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...
Replies: 5
Views: 4600

Re: Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...

Hi "Will - Tracker Supp" :) My problem grows more curious by the day. Thank you for your feed back. :arrow: See my thread post (6-Jul-2013) PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00 [/b] http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=17903 I draw your attention to the two Mozilla...
by bawldiggle
Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

Re: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00

Hi "Paul - Tracker Supp" Thanks for your colourful response. :) 1. PDF-XChange with Mozilla browsers (Firefox) ... SOLUTION - I discovered my extension was "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.0" - posted a thread on Mozilla help. ... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/963816 - resulted in a link to ...
by bawldiggle
Sat Jul 06, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...
Replies: 5
Views: 4600

Firefox v22 Extension "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" ...

Firefox (v22) "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.2" add-on/extension problem. Trying to print "Canon camera" specification web-page. http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/digital_cameras/other_powershot/powershot_sx100_is_silver?selectedName=Specifications PDF-XChange Viewer only prints part of web-...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00
Replies: 10
Views: 1816

PDF-XChange is not compatible with Firefox 22.00

Just auto updated Firefox to v22.0 FF alert advised that "Print pages to PDF 0.1.9.0" extension has been disabled, as being unsuitable with FF v22.0 I am currently trialing PDF-XChange Viewer v2.5 (build 210.0 Feb 25 2013; 15:34:29) If there is no PDF-XChange solution I will have to downgrade FF to ...
by bawldiggle
Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:11 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel
Replies: 23
Views: 6511

Re: hyperlinking to a specific page in pdf from Excel

Paul wrote:Did you try using the full path to the Viewer? You have installed it in a nonstandard location - is it in your system $PATH?
Thanks Paul,
PDF-X is installed in a custom folder.
I didn't even think of a custom install might be the culprit.
Learning something new every day

Thanks
by bawldiggle
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Backup settings (Solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 1164

Re: Backup settings (Solved)

Thank you Paul :)
by bawldiggle
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:24 am
Forum: Welcome to Tracker Software Support Forums - Forum Rules & Regs
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor is GOLD !!!!!!!!
Replies: 59
Views: 200399

Re: PDF-XChange Editor is GOLD !!!!!!!!

In last few weeks (June 2013) I downloaded free "Viewer" for assessment. Just found this thread PDF-XChange Editor is GOLD As an Autocad developer I include PDF (help) files (currently created in Adobe). (with a tip to add their own notes/comments to my PDF Help file in words that suit their own per...