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by RMan
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Color changes upon viewing in another program
Replies: 9
Views: 1103

Re: Color changes upon viewing in another program

Here's a PDF to walk you through the steps I was testing. Please let me know if this makes sense and if you can reproduce it on your end.
TrackerBugPrintColorProfiles.pdf
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by RMan
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Color changes upon viewing in another program
Replies: 9
Views: 1103

Re: Color changes upon viewing in another program

It appears that this is still a problem in the latest build with some color profiles for monitors as well as the monitor color profile effecting the actual hardcopy print output and changing the color. Shouldn't the color that is output to the printer be independent of any monitor or color preferenc...
by RMan
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Coloring and printing issues
Replies: 28
Views: 1802

Re: Coloring and printing issues

I believe this is when they are printing to hardcopy printers from the Editor, not printing to the PDF driver that the problem happens. We have a customer complaining about the same thing with grayscale drawings.
by RMan
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer
Replies: 25
Views: 1957

Re: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer

Paul you would have to check with your team but if my memory serves me correct you guys used to use a different installer packager and it didn't give the option to close explorer. I can't remember if it's when you came out with the Editor that the installation packages changed or when but the non re...
by RMan
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

Thanks. I was unable to get the tec build to work with VB6. Maybe it needs the updated tlb files in it also? I tired registering the dll files but when I tried to bring up a form in VB6 that already had the control on it the VB6 IDE would crash.
by RMan
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

The downloads have not been updated and have the 322 build in them still. As for cmd.view.toggleAllCmdBars that's great to toggle but what's the best way to tell if they are going to toggle on or off since some may be off already? I think you're missing functions like cmd.view.showAllCmdBars cmd.vie...
by RMan
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Thanks so much. I will check it out today hopefully.
by RMan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

Also I did some more testing and it looks like the values are cached since the LoadSettings most likely. It looks like there are 17 keys the first time I save it that get written without a t.ID string value in them, hence why it keeps incrementing up by 17 it seams.
by RMan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

Here's a VB6 Sample App to prove it's not due to any legacy settings in the Registry. It looks like in Classic Mode when you hide commandbars it causes it. If I run Test2 it runs 10 saves and if you run it once and check the registry then run it again you will see that it increased the count. On min...
by RMan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

Luckily it was doing it on my surface tablet although not as bad. I tracked it down to it's writing over 20,000 entries into the CmdLayouts\Classic\Bars values and adding to it every time I issue the SaveSettings call it looks like. I can't find any reference to CmdLayouts in our code so I'm guessin...
by RMan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

It might be the antivirus but since it doesn't happen once the key was deleted and written again I doubt that. I'll keep an eye out and see if it ever pops up again to reproduce it. Agree the file would be easier but it's always been my experience that if a system admin wants to push out a setting t...
by RMan
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time
Replies: 12
Views: 766

SaveUserSettings Taking a Long Time

Is there any case where you could think that would cause the SaveUserSettings call to take a long time? It was taking 15 seconds on my machine and unfortunately I did not save the existing registry settings but once I deleted the existing registry key it went back to only taking about 0.4 seconds? A...
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: 324.1 Printing bug
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: 324.1 Printing bug

Thanks!
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

I should have thought about this earlier but can you guys provide a C++ example and verify that it works. I'm guessing so since I think some of your own plugins probably use the C++ interface to do it.
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

I should have thought about this earlier but can you guys provide a C++ example and verify that it works. I'm guessing so since I think some of your own plugins probably use the C++ interface to do it.
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: 324.1 Printing bug
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: 324.1 Printing bug

Daniel was this bug in the 324.0 build also?
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Hide Search and Find menubar...
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Hide Search and Find menubar...

Here's some VB6 code for it.

Code: Select all

Dim i As Integer
i = (pdfCtl.Inst.Str2ID("cmdbar.quickFind", False)
Call pdfCtl.Inst.ShowCmdBar2(i, False)
If you need to hide everything including the Ribbon you can try the code in this post.
viewtopic.php?f=66&t=30463
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Can't hide new ribbonBar...
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Can't hide new ribbonBar...

When they implemented the Ribbon Interfaces things changed. Here's some VB6 code that should get you close. If pdfCtl.Inst.ActiveMainView.IsRibbonMode = True Then pdfCtl.Inst.EnableRibbonUI False End If Dim i As Integer For i = (pdfCtl.Inst.Str2ID("cmdbar.first", False) + 1) To (pdfCtl.Inst.Str2ID("...
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: New version of FullDemo...
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: New version of FullDemo...

For the new Editor SDK I think it's always been cmd.comments.flatten not cmd.annot.flatten. I can't be sure but I typically would put a note in my own code if something like that would have changed and I just have "cmd.comments.flatten" for the string for it.
by RMan
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer
Replies: 25
Views: 1957

Re: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer

I did the update from 324 to 324.1 and it acted like before and did NOT restart Explorer in the end. For some reason though this time I had 3 Explorer instances that needed to be closed and it couldn't close them either and I had to manually End Task on them for the installation would continue.
by RMan
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Apparently you can't do anything after you select a file. I tried passing in a blank document already and you can see by when it fires the Extension that the page count is 1. But once you select the file then the exact same call in the Extensions fails as does anything in the Convert that you might ...
by RMan
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Closer in C# at least. Using your sample code the new 2-1-2018 release fires the Convert call but it crashes at the following code in your sample: IPXC_Document coreDoc = m_pxcInst.NewDocument(); Here's the error I get An exception of type 'System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException' occurred in Cu...
by RMan
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Sasha no go on getting close to being able to do anything in VB.Net and I believe it's because of multiple things on the interface declarations. Could you guys please build a simple VB.Net sample and confirm that this is going to work with VB.Net and VB6 also. From looking at the declarations that V...
by RMan
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Thanks. I'm going to try to finish up converting the C# to VB.Net and VB6 today and I'll post those results up.
by RMan
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Thanks. Getting closer. I finally have been able to get it to compile in C# using your code but it doesn't appear to work. It load the file type that I defined (*.plt) and if I select the file in the File->Open I see it's checking the Flags and the Extensions but if I hit Open it never checks the Ch...
by RMan
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Thanks but that gave errors also which is why I think there is something wrong with how the interface itself is defined and why it won't work with VB.Net or VB6. error CS0246: The type or namespace name 'IUnknownConstant' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference...
by RMan
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Support Other File Types
Replies: 26
Views: 6655

Re: Support Other File Types

Sasha, Could you please provide a VB.Net sample of doing this? I'm unable to get it to work in both VB.Net and VB6. When I tried adding the class in VB.Net it ends up giving errors on the following 'ShowPrefsDlg' cannot implement 'ShowPrefsDlg' because there is no matching sub on interface 'PDFXEdit...
by RMan
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Build 323 VisibleCmdPanes not working
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Build 323 VisibleCmdPanes not working

There is a bug in the current version with this. You cannot toggle off the document panes (using the ShowCmdBar) on the bottom like the cmdbar.pageLayout, cmdbar.pageZoom, and 'cmdbar.docOptions unless their is a document open. Which means as a developer we cannot prehide what we want before opening...
by RMan
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Inverted Black Boxes When Printing From V7
Replies: 7
Views: 493

Re: Inverted Black Boxes When Printing From V7

I verified the same results in my preview on Windows 7 by installing the Ricoh MP C1500/615C PCL6 driver from the standard Windows install. Adobe as well as the old PDF-XChange Viewer shows the print preview correctly but not the V7 Editor. I also tested the Ricoh MP C1500/615C PS and Ricoh MP C1500...
by RMan
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Override Stamp Folder
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Override Stamp Folder

Is there a way we can override the Stamps folder location so if the user has your end user PDF-XChange Editor installed we don't mess up the stamps they use with that?
by RMan
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Build 323 VisibleCmdPanes not working
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Build 323 VisibleCmdPanes not working

There are some new panes I believe so that is why it's probably still displaying it. Specifically try turning off these. I think the capitalization is correct in the strings below. "cmdbar.quickAccess" "cmdbar.quickLaunch" "cmdbar.quickFind" "cmdbar.view" Or try looping through the cmdBar.First to c...
by RMan
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 print issue
Replies: 5
Views: 495

Re: V7 print issue

If you use lines merge or transparency in your AutoCAD drawings XPS is not a good choice because AutoCAD itself will rasterize the Output so you end up with an image based PDF basically. Typically the file size is larger and when you zoom in close the diagonal lines and such are not as clean looking...
by RMan
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer
Replies: 25
Views: 1957

Re: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer

I've never had it completely lock up. I'm not familiar enough with their installer but there might be a log files in your temporary folder. In mine it looks like I have some named PDF-XChange_Editor_XXXXXXX.log where XXXXXXX is the date and time The last line in the last one written was: [2FB0:0A3C]...
by RMan
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 print issue
Replies: 5
Views: 495

Re: V7 print issue

If you look at the Document Properties in the PDF-XChange Editor I think the PDF-Producer should say GDI or XPS in part fot eh description. Which one does yours say?
by RMan
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer
Replies: 25
Views: 1957

Re: V7 (and V6) installation fails to restart Windows Explorer

If it does happen you can Ctrl+Alt+Del then Start Task Manager then do the File->New Task (run) and type in explorer.exe. But most users don't know that so I can't even begin to imagine how many users don't and use some 4 letter words when they end up with a blank screen because they choose to not r...
by RMan
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: v.7 is larger than the monitor when maximized
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: v.7 is larger than the monitor when maximized

Mine does the same thing on dual monitors with Windows 7 x64. Maximized on my primary monitor the program window extends slightly onto the secondary monitor to the right. Maximized on the secondary it extends to the primary on the left. Main monitor is 1920x1200 and secondary is 3840x2160. Here's th...
by RMan
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Suggestion to change how settings are stored.
Replies: 4
Views: 436

Suggestion to change how settings are stored.

The document info bar settings are not stored in a way that would make it easy for a network administrator to push out a setting Currently they are stored as a keyname which can change. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Tracker Software\PDFXEditor\3.0\Settings\DocInfoBar\DisabledSpans Keyname: t.000000 Val...
by RMan
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Flatten Comments SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 1794

Re: Flatten Comments SOLVED

The undo/redo reason makes sense and never even thought about that case. Thanks again.
by RMan
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Flatten Comments SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 1794

Re: Flatten Comments SOLVED

In trying this the comments were flattened but they were still listed in the Comments Pane in the Editor. Is there an event that needs to be fired to refresh the Comments Pane list? I was able to flatten them all using this sample and that removed the listing in the comments pane also but it's not a...
by RMan
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Recent Colors Used
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Recent Colors Used

Thanks so much that works much better than saving to the registry and reading the values from there. :D
by RMan
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Recent Colors Used
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Recent Colors Used

Is there anyway to read and change the Recently Used Colors values? I know we can save the settings to the registry and read the values there but I figured there must be a direct way to get them also. I found the Misc.ColorRecents in the settings Cab but the Count is always 0 even after adding in so...
by RMan
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2182

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Sorry about that. Didn't think to check the version number. Thanks again.
by RMan
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2182

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Unfortunately it doesn't look like it works in the August build. You can still barely read the bookmarks. I still don't understand why the Bookmarks pane just isn't set to a white background so the bookmarks colors always display in the color that their properties are set for.
bookmarks.jpg
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by RMan
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Experiencing issue while using arrow keys in Textbox tool.
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Experiencing issue while using arrow keys in Textbox tool.

Sorry for the delay trying to get a clean VB6 sample for you to test with put together between my own workload. Here's a zip file and it includes an mp4 showing the bug also. Hope it helps.
VB6ArrowKeys.zip
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by RMan
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Experiencing issue while using arrow keys in Textbox tool.
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Experiencing issue while using arrow keys in Textbox tool.

Did anyone ever find a solution for this yet? This is still a problem it appears with the latest 6.0.322.7 release of the Editor. I'm wondering if it's specific to VB6 only as I can reproduce it in a VB6 sample but not in the C# sample included with the SDK. In a VB6 form it looks like the arrow key...
by RMan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 2182

Re: Background Color of Bookmarks Pane SOLVED

Unfortunately I was never able to get this to work in VB6 and I'm hoping you can really press the developers to fix this and either keep the bookmarks pane white or check the contrast value between black text and the background color and if it's too low then force it to white. I'm guessing 90% of th...
by RMan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: Changing Frame Header Colors

Thanks. In our case since we use a side by side manifest install with the files in our folder I'll gladly use an intermediate release if they can fix it sooner. I was really hoping there was just some setting missing in the theme but hopefully they can change it to match the other text color or add ...
by RMan
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Changing Frame Header Colors
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Changing Frame Header Colors

It looks like the frame headers are using the Selection color and I have tried finding the value in the Themes.xml in the Resources.dat file that controls this but no luck. As you can see from this screen capture there are many times when the labels are barely readable due to other colors you pick s...
by RMan
Tue May 09, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration
Replies: 41
Views: 3611

Re: Sample Program VB6 demonstrating PXV_Control_onEvent Declaration

Sasha,

I see the OnEvent was not resolved in the May release. Any reason why since it should be a fairly simple declaration in the event declaration I I would think?