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by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Remove PDF text boundary boxes
Replies: 6
Views: 341

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: 330

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 ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 330

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

Don't you see this as an additional ribbon, in the Ribbon UI ?

¨Please a comprehensible answer to my points 2 and 3 ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How exactly do you hide text or add a reveal button?
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Re: How exactly do you hide text or add a reveal button?

Can you do something with the attached example ? (Note that I have no or little experience with JavaScript and maybe there are better methods, but it might help you somehow.) You can reveal the javacode by going into Edit Form mode (Form > Select Fields), and activate the Properties pane (via View >...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Writing a script - to Copy and Paste object nearby SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 330

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

1) The additional (JavaScript) toolbar and button should normally appear somewhere on top at the left (in case of Classic toolbars) or in a specific tab/ribbon, called "Add-on Tools". I have added the "Zoom to 175%" example file Custom.js in a ZIP to this post. Maybe this can help ? 2) The problem w...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Select multiple objects - object outside of selection box are selected SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Select multiple objects - object outside of selection box are selected SOLVED

1) At my opinion, the "Select Comments"-method is the correct one. 2) I do not see an option to not select the large rectangle. To me, it seems logic that it is included in the selection, whether you start your selection inside or outside this large rectangle. Work-around: After having selected all ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Insert objects - just one SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Insert objects - just one SOLVED

Maybe there is an easier way to achieve this, but with the following steps it should work. The goal is to turn off the "Keep Selected"-option. With classic toolbars: - Just after you have drawn the text box or another object, click elsewhere and then press the ESCape key on your keyboard. - In the P...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Tables possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Tables possible?

Currently not possible.

Some more info here:
viewtopic.php?f=62&t=34647&p=143787&hil ... es#p143787

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items

Good to know that your problem is fixed.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Cursor Won't Let Me Select Items

Sounds like you have selected the Text Box Tool.

The cursor should change back to normal when you click the Select Text icon in the toolbar (or in the Home ribbon).

If not, can you post a picture of how your cursor looks like?

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF form: shado in text box
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: PDF form: shado in text box

It seems like there are several fields in your PDF-form which are duplicated and super-positioned, what results in the shadow effect. Via the View-menu or the View-ribbon and (Other) Panes, you can activate the Fields-pane. In that Fields pane you will see the duplicates. Go into Form-edit mode (via...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: reordering the form field
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: reordering the form field

More info about how to change the tabulation order in PDF-forms, is available in the Knowledge Base of Tracker Software:

https://www.tracker-software.com/knowle ... ing-fields

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend
Replies: 10
Views: 828

Re: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend

Sorry to continue with this topic, but I ran a few tests... When you save the example file "1.pdf" as a PDF/X with PDF-XChange Editor, you get exactly the same phenomenon: the transparency of the yellow comment-rectangle gets lost. The text behind it becomes invisible. However the "Blend Mode"-prope...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks

Honestly, I have no or little experience in creating JavaScripts in PDF-documents. In this specific case you will have to find a way to make the distinction between the different "Path" elements, because you can NOT remove them all. Hopefully there is a possibility to apply some selection criteria w...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend
Replies: 10
Views: 828

Re: Issue w/ background color fill using multiply blend

Hello, Do you known the name of one or more apps that are having problems with your highlighted text ? So, there is maybe a way to reproduce the phenomenon (and to search for a solution). Can you also post a sample PDF ? At last, do your customers also have problems with text that is highlighted in ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Background color change reflects only on margin area, not on page's main body. Please, help! Thanks

Hello, In PDF-XChange Editor you can check the content of each page by activating the Content pane via: - View > Other panes > Content (Classic Toolbars), or - View > Panes > Content (Ribbon UI) In that Content pane (at the left of your window), you will see the different pages of your PDF preceded ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: "Convert to PDF" in Windows Context Menu
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: "Convert to PDF" in Windows Context Menu

Hello Markus, In case PDF-XChange Editor is installed on your computer and you do a right-mouse-click in Windows File Explorer on a file that PDF-XChange is able to open or to convert, you should normally see an entry "Open in PDF-XChange Editor. Once you have clicked, PDF-XChange Editor will start ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Text Boxes With Black Background: Cursor Disappears SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: Text Boxes With Black Background: Cursor Disappears SOLVED

Hello, When you click onto a comment-text-box with a black background, and then you click onto its text, the mouse-pointer becomes a white insertion point ( I ), indeed, but you do not see the cursor anymore. By this, I mean the place where the characters are going to be inserted or deleted. I have ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How can I make rectangle highlighing?
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: How can I make rectangle highlighing?

Hello, The behaviour of PDF-XChange Editor and Adobe Reader DC are equal when highlighting text, i.e. rounded corners. As a 'work-around', to have straigth corners, you could imagin to draw a (comment) rectangle over the text, and changing its properties to have an equal Fill Color and Stroke Color,...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Editor Videos
Topic: Presenting Build 340
Replies: 1
Views: 1704

Re: Presenting Build 340

As the new version 8.0.340.0 has been released yesterday, it would be good to add some publicity about the new features to the PDF-XChange Editor product page: https://www.tracker-software.com/produc ... nge-editor

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I keep Home Tab open?
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: How do I keep Home Tab open?

Additional information:

In the Ribbon UI, once you have clicked the arrow to expand/show the ribbon, you will see appearing a pin at the place where you clicked the arrow. Click onto this pin to keep the ribbon open.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Extract values (or text) from a PDF file
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: Extract values (or text) from a PDF file

Can you do something with this: - show the Comments pane (View > (Other) Panes > Comments) - in the Comments pane: click Options > Summarize Comments... - in the Summarize Comments dialog-box: - - un-check all check-boxes below Comments Information - - at Options > Layout, make sure to select Commen...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How do I keep Home Tab open?
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: How do I keep Home Tab open?

In case the tabs are hidden: press function key F8 to switch them on/off.

In case the tabs are visible but their ribbons are hidden: click the arrow at the right in the tabs-row to show them.

I hope that will help.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Comment Boxes: Format Text - Indent First Line SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Comment Boxes: Format Text - Indent First Line SOLVED

- in a comment Text Box, right mouse-click in a paragraph - in the shortcut-menu, click "Paragraph" - at Indentation, below "Special", select "First Line" and below "By", introduce the desired number of points (for example "30 pt") - click OK - in that same paragraph, right mouse-click - in the shor...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How Can I Convert This Document to Text Without Extraneous Linebreaks? SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: How Can I Convert This Document to Text Without Extraneous Linebreaks? SOLVED

Hello, Your PDF-file is not a scanned document. It already contains pure text as body content. So, no need to apply OCR. With PDF-XChange Editor you can convert your PDF-file to a text-file in the following way: - open the PDF - click File > Save As... - click Browse and select a destination and a n...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Got lost (a little bit)...
Replies: 4
Views: 392

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

Hello Dimitar, Most probably you are enlarging the size of the thumbnails by using the zoom icon? In that case the selected page stays within the visible thumbnails, when the view jumps from two to three columns. When you enlarge the width of the thumbnails pane, by dragging the right side of it to ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: Message in Outlook - You have chosen to save this web page using short file names
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Re: Message in Outlook - You have chosen to save this web page using short file names

Hello again,

For one reason or another the problem with "Convert to PDF" in Outlook for Office 365 has gone.

So, no need for help anymore.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Office2PDF & MS Office Addin
Topic: Message in Outlook - You have chosen to save this web page using short file names
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Message in Outlook - You have chosen to save this web page using short file names

Hello, Currently I am running tests with PDF-XChange Pro, build 8.0.339. In Outlook for Office 365 (version 1908, Build 11929.20776) when I open an email message and click the "Convert to PDF"-icon in the PDF-XChange ribbon, I get the following message: "You've chosen to save this web page using sho...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu May 21, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: search bar visualisation error SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 1213

Re: search bar visualisation error SOLVED

So, do you see any change when you modify the "UI Scaling"-setting, via the File/Edit-menu > Preferences > General, and then restart PDF-XChange Editor ?

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon May 11, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Embedded hyperlinks not working for Version 8.0 Build 339.0 SOLVED
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Embedded hyperlinks not working for Version 8.0 Build 339.0 SOLVED

Maybe the default setting has changed in build 339 ...

Please check via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Security > "When document is trying to open a file" = Allow it ?
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon May 11, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Display Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Re: Display Issue

A few suggestions: 1) Make sure to turn OFF "Override document colors", via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Accessibility 2) Verify the "Rendering" options, via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Page Display > Rendering... Try with setting the Advanced settings to "Auto" If this does not help, then it m...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED
Replies: 18
Views: 1633

Re: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED

Hello, Myself, I have the impression that it is probably a rendering problem. 1) Can you please post a print screen of your settings in Edit > Preferences > Page Display. In the Page Display-dialog-box, click the "Rendering" button and also make a print screen of the settings here. 2) In case you ca...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED
Replies: 18
Views: 1633

Re: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED

If I understand it correctly, the problem is only there at specific zoom levels (100%, 150%, ...) ? It would be interesting to know, if you see a difference in the Word count while the result is correct, and when it is bad. Myself, with PDF-XChange Editor V8.336.0, I have not been able to reproduce ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: How to get (default) "Home -> Select Text"
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: How to get (default) "Home -> Select Text"

File (or Edit) > Preferences > Tools > Default Tool: "Select Text" + OK.

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED
Replies: 18
Views: 1633

Re: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED

Thanks Daniel for your reply, but I do not agree completely. aestra_tech replied that the portable version did not seem to have the problem, but later never confirmed this for the installable version. The last sentence was: "I will proceed with those reinstall steps outlined above when I get enough ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED
Replies: 18
Views: 1633

Re: PDF content disappear after a period of time not been used SOLVED

Just for information and request for a test ... This problem was also reported in the following topic, but no solution yet: https://forum.tracker-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=31083 Question for ndtdanh (just for a test): Please verify via File (or Edit) > Preferences > Page Display > Rendering ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: XForm - What is it and do I need it?
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: XForm - What is it and do I need it?

Hello I do not have any experience with AutoCad, but probably you created your PDF by some sort of "export to PDF". Can you please try if you see any difference in the resulting PDF, when you simply print to the "PDF-XChange Lite" printer ? This virtual printer is included in the installation packag...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: PDF-XChange Editor crashed. Where are my annotations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Re: PDF-XChange Editor crashed. Where are my annotations?

Most probably you are looking for the "AutoRecover"-feature in PDF-XChange Editor. This feature is already there since a while (via File/Edit > Preferences > Documents). It should help during a crash. I am not sure what it is going to do when the battery goes down. In case you always like to have a ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor SDK
Topic: Add additional font size to dropdown
Replies: 9
Views: 1284

Re: Add additional font size to dropdown

I suppose it must be in the "Page Content Properties"-toolbar (Classic toolbars) or in the "Format"-ribbon (Ribbon UI), where the smallest value for the "Font Size" is "8 pt".

In case you like smaller values, you must type them manually.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing issue on Canon printer
Replies: 5
Views: 836

Re: Printing issue on Canon printer

Possible work-arounds for PDF-XChange Editor:

1. File > Print, mark the check-box "Print as image".

2. File > Print, click the More... button, and change the "Text Rendering Mode" to one of the other options.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: High Res Snapshot Tool
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: High Res Snapshot Tool

To me, it seems like the snapshot tool in PDF-XChange Editor is using the Windows Bitmap (BMP) format.
BMP in turn seems to be limited to some 30 000 x 30 000 pixels/dots or 4 GB in size.

Do you exceed this limitation when selecting an area at 2400 dpi ?

Regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Cannot open the document - Excel Files
Replies: 14
Views: 1274

Re: Cannot open the document - Excel Files

When searching the internet for the error "The server threw an exception. Microsoft Excel error code: 0x80010105", you can find several reasons/solutions: - in Excel: turn off (COM) add-ins (via File > Options > Add-ins. At the bottom, select Manage: "COM Add-ins"and click "Go...", un-check active a...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Add image from file
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Add image from file

Instead of Organize > Insert > Insert Images... - Do a right-mouse click on a page and click "Add image...". - Then draw a rectangle/square where you like to insert the image. - Select the image that you need and click Open. - Below Options, select "As a Content Item". - Click "Place". Transparency ...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: All Out-of-the-Box Keyboard Shortcuts
Replies: 4
Views: 643

Re: All Out-of-the-Box Keyboard Shortcuts

PDF-XChange Editor V8 - Online product manual - Keyboard shortcuts:

https://help.tracker-software.com/pdfxe ... ts_ed.html
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?
Replies: 14
Views: 1734

Re: Convert color PDF to b/w or grey-scale?

Please try the File > "Save as Optimized" feature of PDF-XChange Editor.

Mark the "Images" option and see what it gives when you change the parameters for Colored images.

Best regards.
by Willy Van Nuffel
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing Out Blank Pages... ?
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: Printing Out Blank Pages... ?

Another idea... Maybe there is a part of the text (as 'markup') that does not belong to the 'base content' of the PDF-document? Do you see the (missing) markup-text in the Print Preview? To include markup-text in the print-out, you must select "Document and Markup", below "Advanced Print Options" in...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Printing Out Blank Pages... ?
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: Printing Out Blank Pages... ?

It is a little bit difficult to imagine how the document exactly looks, without having an example. Would it be possible to post a PDF with a few sample pages ? You can do this via the Document-menu or the Organize-ribbon, and then "Extract Pages". In case you do not like to post content on this foru...
by Willy Van Nuffel
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Editor
Topic: Can I Print Out The Pages Enlarged?
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: Can I Print Out The Pages Enlarged?

Glad to hear it's OK for you, and thanks for the correction. I have now changed the order of actions in my previous post here above.

Regards.