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by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks unreadable
Replies: 13
Views: 703

Re: Bookmarks unreadable

Then I guess you are talking about the old "PDF-XChange Viewer" application that is still available for download and installation, but that has no more had functional updates for several years. It has been replaced by "PDF-XChange Editor" ever since. More info: https://www.tracker-software.com/produ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I set PDF/A as a default format SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Re: How do I set PDF/A as a default format SOLVED

Unfortunately, you can not set PDF/A as a default printing format in the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer settings, nor as default save format in PDF-XChange Editor itself. However, the "PDF-XChange Standard" printer, available as a separate package and requiring a separate license, is offering this possi...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to create external links to specified pages
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: How to create external links to specified pages

To me, it seems like Safari on iPhone does NOT support the #page= addition in a hyperlink.
It only opens the PDF on its first page.

@JungleJim : Do you have an online PDF example file with some 'destinations' that you share with us for some testing ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks unreadable
Replies: 13
Views: 703

Re: Bookmarks unreadable

Sorry that I do not immediately see the problem. The "Bookmarks" pane can be opened via View > Bookmarks (in the classic menu user interface) or View > Panes > Bookmarks (in the ribbon user interface). The "Properties" pane can be opened via View > Other panes > Properties Pane or View > Panes > Pro...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks unreadable
Replies: 13
Views: 703

Re: Bookmarks unreadable

At my side, there is no problem at all to change the color of the bookmarks in a PDF, in the way I explained here above.
Even with protected PDF's.

Do you get an error message ?

Just make sure to activate the Bookmarks pane at the left, and the Properties pane at the right, to do the job.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to create external links to specified pages
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: How to create external links to specified pages

Thank you JungleJim for your feedback. At this moment I can only say that using the #page addition in a hyperlink in HTML text should work on a Windows PC with browsers like Google Chrome, Edge-Chromium, Internet Explorer, ... I will run a similar test with 'destination' on a Windows PC, and some ot...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks unreadable
Replies: 13
Views: 703

Re: Bookmarks unreadable

Hello, Does it help when you change the color of the bookmarks themselves (by selecting them all in the Bookmarks panel - CTRL + A - and changing their default color - black - to something else in the Bookmark Properties panel) ? This might be a 'workaround' for now, until a better solution will be ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comment Colour Changed to Greyscale
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Comment Colour Changed to Greyscale

Hi,

The Accessibility option "Override Document Colors" is turned ON.

You can turn it OFF via:
- File (or Edit) > Preferences... > Accessibility
or
- CTRL + SHIFT + 6

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to create external links to specified pages
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: How to create external links to specified pages

Hi JungleJim, Can we ask you from where you are trying the hyperlink to your PDF files? Do you put the hyperlink on a HTML page, or is it incorporated in a mail, a (Word-)document, or in another PDF? Please try this: - Copy/paste the hyperlink here below into the address bar of one of your browsers ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Functionality of "Copy to Clipboard"
Replies: 10
Views: 693

Re: Functionality of "Copy to Clipboard"

Hi all, The remark goes about the fact that the shortcut-menu offers literally the option "Copy Full File Name". It does not talk about "copying the whole file". So, why does PDF-XChange Editor give these both choices? The end-user is not immediately aware of it, and maybe does not even need or want...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to create external links to specified pages
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: How to create external links to specified pages

In case it goes about a hyperlink on a HTML page or in an e-mail, and the PDF will be opened in the browser, than it should be sufficient to add #page=[pagenumber] at the end of the hyperlink. Example: http://www.example.com/myfile.pdf#page=4 More info here: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/link-h...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Signature panel SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Signature panel SOLVED

Hi,

Please look into File (or Edit) > Preferences > Document Info Bar, where you can check if you like to see these panels or info bars, and if so, which ones.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: Excel Bookmarks SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Excel Bookmarks SOLVED

Please find an example in the attached files (original XLSX and resulting PDF enclosed in a ZIP-file + settings). How to: In your Excel workbook, put a title on top of each sheet, using a text format that is (slightly) different from the rest. In my example I am using Arial font, 14 pt and Bold. In ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: Excel Bookmarks SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Excel Bookmarks SOLVED

Hello, For as far as I known, at this moment, there is no such feature available in the PDF-XChange add-in for Excel. Currently, you can not automatically create a pdf-bookmark for each sheet in a workbook. As there is such a feature available in Adobe Acrobat PDFMaker, there is maybe a chance that ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: A most basic of basic questions--Form Fill?
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: A most basic of basic questions--Form Fill?

Thanks to your 'print screen' we can see that the "Exclusive Mode" property of the Hand Tool has been turned on (True).

Turn it off (False) to resolve the problem.

Kind regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Send by Mail General MAPI Error
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Send by Mail General MAPI Error

Things to try:
- https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=33738&p=139647#p139657
- https://www.tracker-software.com/knowledgebase/366-How-do-I-change-the-default-mail-client-for-the-Send-by-E-mail-feature

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: How to forum
Topic: family products
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: family products

For more information, you can start from here:

https://www.tracker-software.com/knowledgebase/338-What-are-the-MSI-installation-switch-options-for-the-PDF-XChange-family-of-products

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Shapes to images
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Shapes to images

In case you like to change the DPI and/or other options for the Snapshot Tool in PDF-XChange Editor:
- click File/Edit > Preferences and click "Snapshot Tool" in the column at the left, below Categories.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

"Xchange Internal Driver" seems to be another product, not related to PDF-XChange Printer, nor Tracker Software: http://semantic.gs/xchange_internal_driver_driver_download It is not clear to me what it stands for. Maybe the easiest way to resolve the problem, is to install PDF-XChange Editor without...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug
Replies: 10
Views: 1013

Re: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug

Myself, I have done the test with PowerPoint 2016 (32 bit) running below Windows 10 (also 32 bit) and PDF-XChange Lite FREE printer (32 bit). I do not know if that should make a difference in 64 bit environment. If you would like to post an example PPT or PPTX, I am prepared to give it a try. Maybe ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Hi Nobo, Myself, I do not see an immediate reason why the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer should not appear in your Windows "Printers & scanners" after installation. Did you download the PDF-XChange Lite printer from here: - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-lite Do you see the printer...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Print Drivers
Topic: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug
Replies: 10
Views: 1013

Re: Print driver triggers Powerpoint bug

Hello, The required modification in Windows Registry to allow "Pure Black and White" printing in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, in combination with PDF-XChange Lite Printer FREE version 8.0.341, seems to work correctly. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint] "IgnoreDevModeColor"=d...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Stitching two pdfs together in order
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: Stitching two pdfs together in order

Maybe one of the following solutions might help:
- https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34079&p=141274#p141274
- https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=31059&p=125107#p125107

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: multipage PDF only prints on one page
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: multipage PDF only prints on one page

Thanks for the feedback.

:-)
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: multipage PDF only prints on one page
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: multipage PDF only prints on one page

Hello, It seems like your Awesome Screenshot software captures all the pages to one long PDF-page (36,12 cm x 213,47 cm). In case you like to keep that result and you like to print this onto different pages, then you need to use the "Tile all pages" option and reduce the Page Zoom in the Print dialo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View

Hello, The parameter "Restore the last used view ..." only counts for your own computer. PDF-XChange Editor stores the last known view of each opened PDF in a local history file on 'your' PC only, not in the PDF's themselves. So, when you send a 'new' PDF to a colleague, the initial view settings of...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How Can I Edit Apparently Protected Text In A Form?
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: How Can I Edit Apparently Protected Text In A Form?

Hello, First, some information that might be helpful: 1) In PDF-XChange Editor you have three main editing modes: - text editing (base content) - form fields editing - comments/annotations editing So, in case you like to edit the text surrounding the form fields, you have to go into "text editing mo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Got lost (a little bit)...
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Got lost (a little bit)...

... still pending ...

https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34674&p=143910
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Thanks for confirming.

Normally, when you go to the printer settings via the Print dialog-box, the modifications you make are only valid for that session.

When you go to the printer settings via Windows Settings, the modifications are permanent.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I view png files at the correct size?
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: How do I view png files at the correct size?

Hello,

Via File/Edit > Preferences > Page Display, make sure that the "Default Page Zoom" is set to "100%" or "Actual Size".
Click Apply and OK.

After this, try again.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Printing to PDF printer not launching PDF-Xchange

Hello, Please try the following steps: - Go into Windows Settings - Click "Devices" - Click "Printers & scanners" - Click the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer - Click "Manage" - Click "Printing preferences" - In the column at the left, click "Save" - At the right, make sure that the check-box at "Run Appl...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Wrong characters when editing text
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Re: Wrong characters when editing text

Thanks for your feedback. A solution could be to select and change the text in the PDF to a font that is installed and available on each computer. So, "all" the characters included in that font will become available. In case it goes about an isolated word in the text, like in your example "KPMG", yo...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Hotkey issue
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: Hotkey issue

Hello, 1) Please take note that PDF-XChange Viewer has become a 'discontinued' application. It has been replaced by PDF-XChange Editor. More information: - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer - https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-editor 2) In case you absolut...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Wrong characters when editing text
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Re: Wrong characters when editing text

It seems like some specific fonts have been used in the PDF-document. Fonts that are not available by default on each computer. In that case, these fonts are (partially) embedded in the PDF. You can see this (when the PDF is open) via File > Document Properties > Fonts. They are show at the right li...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Bookmarks

Hello, To me it seems like your question goes about a book from which I found the table of contents available on the internet. (see PDF in attachment). I have selected the text of the table of contents and generated the bookmarks. The plugin seems to correctly use the page numbers indicated in the t...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Editor plugins
Topic: How to create a button through which I can open an attachment? SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: How to create a button through which I can open an attachment? SOLVED

Hello, I suppose you mean that an "attachment" is an embedded file in your PDF-document. To embed, and later open an attachment in a PDF via PDF-XChange Editor by means of a button, you can best use the "File Attachment Tool" (Attach File - paper clip) that is available in the toolbar (in the Classi...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Eliminating blue background on color scans
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Re: Eliminating blue background on color scans

Hello,

You can find an answer to your question in the following topic:
https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34711

Is this information useful for you?

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Windows Ink text gets hard to read SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Windows Ink text gets hard to read SOLVED

You can change the "Smooth level"-property just before starting a "new" drawing with the pencil.

This property is not available (anymore) for already existing pencil-drawings.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: Bookmarks pane visable at Initial View

Hi, In PDF-XChange Editor there are a few settings (preferences) that get priority over the initial view setting of the specific PDF. In Ad*be Acr*bat Reader DC you will find similar settings. Via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Page Display, you have to verify that the option "Restore the last used ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Is it possible to get rid of the Open in PDF-XChange Editor command in the context menu ?
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: Is it possible to get rid of the Open in PDF-XChange Editor command in the context menu ?

Hello, To get rid of the "Open in PDF-XChange Editor"-command in the context menu of Windows File Explorer, you should uninstall (make unavailable) the "Shell Extensions" component of the PDF-XChange Editor installation. However, take care, also the preview of PDF-files in Windows File Explorer will...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDFs open showing page 2
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: PDFs open showing page 2

Hello, I have tried to reproduce this on my laptop, only having a landscape display, by using half the screen, but it worked correctly under all circumstances. A thing that might be causing the problem is the UI Scaling setting, via File/Edit > Preferences > General. You could try the three differen...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDFs open showing page 2
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: PDFs open showing page 2

Currently, three ideas: 1) You close your documents while their second page is being shown AND the option "Restore the last used page layout ..." is ON. Look via File- or Edit-menu > Preferences > Page Display. 2) The "Document's Initial View" includes a "Goto Page" action. Look via File > Document ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: View embedded Multimedia support?
Replies: 7
Views: 1063

Re: View embedded Multimedia support?

In case you are satisfied with a work-around: In a PDF you can embed whatever kind of other file you like: Office files (DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLS, PPT, PPTX, TXT, RTF, ...), Video files (MP4, MOV, AVI, ...). Even though, to open the embedded file(s), you will mostly need an appropriate application like W...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: UNLOCK PASWWORD AFTER CONVERTING FILE
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: UNLOCK PASWWORD AFTER CONVERTING FILE

An answer to this question can be found in the following thread:
viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34710

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Why can't I set Default Page Zoom to Fit Visible?
Replies: 11
Views: 1242

Re: Why can't I set Default Page Zoom to Fit Visible?

Yes indeed, in PDF-XChange Editor version 8.0.341.0 it is still NOT possible to set the "Default Page Zoom" to "Fit visible". After clicking the "Apply"-button, it still switches to "Fit Page". It seems like it goes about the following registry setting: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Tracker Software\P...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Thumbnails and Bookmarks SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Thumbnails and Bookmarks SOLVED

In Classic Toolbars:
- View > Bookmarks
- View > Thumbnails

In the Ribbon UI:
- View > Panes > check Bookmarks and also Thumbnails

A pane should appear at the left of the window.
At the bottom you should see tabs for Bookmarks and Thumbnails

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Remove PDF text boundary boxes
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Remove PDF text boundary boxes

Hello Maybe you can do something with the information in the following thread: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=26833&p=104013&hilit=boxes#p104013 The solution should be to select and to remove the text boxes in question, for in case you like to read the PDF's with PDF-XChange...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 258

Re: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED

Why invest more time into this ? - Please re-read my points 2 and 3.

Problem can be resolved by Tracker Software developers in a next release ?