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Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:35 am

To all interested parties, a revised and updated beta is now available - please note we will not be issuing revsion histories etc so please dont ask as our team are 'flat out' preparing the gold release for later this month !

http://www.tracker-software.com/PDFXVE3.zip

More info will be posted here as and when available ...

http://www.tracker-software.com/company ... s/view/120

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by ytsmabeer » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:41 pm

I am using comodo firewall and this file get's blocked by it because mallware.

I re[ported it to Comodo, this was also happening with the previous file.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:49 pm

Thank you - but there is no such malware or any malicious content and this is a 'false/positive' by Comodo - as I see you have already reported this to them.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:51 pm

Hi ytsmabeer,

Also, if you're worried about the download, you can use this online check to run it through multiple Virus scans and check that the download is okay:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by ytsmabeer » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:54 pm

I am not wurried, but i must wait till Comodo clears it, or els I have to disable Comodo just for trying this new beta

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:12 pm

For sure - understood.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Filip013 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:30 pm

Greetings to the Tracker team. The development seems to be going well.
However, I still have a problem with a chinese textbook that I reported before:
http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 485#p67115
The textbook can be found here:
http://edu.ocac.gov.tw/interact/ebook/d ... -07-03.pdf

Sorry if it takes a while to download. Most text renders correctly:

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On some pages the text on the margins fails to render correctly:

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And here it's completely illegible:

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The problematic text can be copied to clipboard without any problems. I think this problem with Chinese occurs in some other PDF viewers too, namely Nitro PDF.

Edit: It seems the pictures aren't very clear. So I uploaded them.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:42 pm

Hi,

Thanks for the info and we are aware of this - we are hoping a new build of FreeType Library used to display such text will resolve the problem in the near future.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Filip013 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:53 pm

Hi, John.
Thanks for looking into the problem. I'm looking forward to future builds, for now I'll be using both viewer and editor.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:57 pm

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by justposted » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:45 pm

Hello. I admit to being a little over-excited when I saw this rather unexpected announcement. Unfortunately nothing seems to have changed from the December release, as far as I can see. Are you sure that the right version is on the server? It says build 280 in the About dialogue.

I could believe that my bugs were just a bit off the critical path for general release, so might have shrugged it off and waited for Gold. But even things that have been reported as fixed (e.g. focus text input field on ctrl-F) don't seem to have been. Also still can't use keyboard shortcuts, nor make/read comments, nor print, so it isn't really doing the job of a beta let alone a release candidate.

So I'm hoping something has gone a bit awry with the uploaded version and there is a Silver version out there for us to play with. Fingers crossed!

Either way, thanks for making the effort to get an updated beta out. We have been asking for it, and you have provided it, which is much appreciated.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:49 pm

There is lots that is in there - though some well under the hood as you can imagine as we correct and fine tune...

for example here are some of the items;

added signature panel, clear signatures feature, replace pages, resize pages.
Also added document security page on document preferences.
Form filling for standard forms (not XFA just yet).
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by gate1975mlm » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:27 pm

Just wanted to say this new updated Beta has improved the speed when openiing pdf files a lot on my computer :)

Also some pdf files that would not display correctly now display just fine in this new beta :)

Still some very important features are missing in these 3.0 betas that I use often in the 2.5 versions.

But I guess these will be all added when 3.0 goes Gold.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:35 pm

Hi gate1975mlm,

glad to hear that you like it!

As for the features that you mentioned, that's correct, they will be in the Gold release :)
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by ds1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:14 pm

The installer still does not work with WINE under Linux which renders it useless to me.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:44 pm

Whilst I am sorry to hear that - please understand we develop for Windows at this time - not linux and this is our priority. As time allows we will look at this issue - but we do not in anyway offer any guarentee's that our products are anything - but Windows compatible.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by ds1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:41 pm

Just be aware that this is the only full PDF editor that works under Linux. That could be a real selling point for you which is on the verge of being thrown away.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Sun Mar 10, 2013 2:26 am

Thank you for your comments - it is our desire to maintain Wine compatibility if at all possible - but I must stress - Windows must be our priority for now...
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by malik51 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:09 pm

Hello, I'd like to know if we can report bugs on this release (PDF-XChange Editor v3b280), because I seem to be facing quite a lot of them and my guess is that this is normal considering it's a beta of a, somewhat, new product.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Chris - Tracker Supp » Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:08 pm

Hi malik51,

Yes you can email pdfxedit@tracker-sfotware.com, with bug reports.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by jesuz » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:17 pm

What I still miss is a feature to have marked text being summarized and then displayed in a reasonable way.


There is a hacky option to copy highlighted text to "comments" when marking it.. but since its threated as "comment" on summarizing, it gets all those ugly extra headers per entry.
It makes the summary less compact, readable and useful. Not to mention that "copying marked text to comment" is more of a lazy quick coding hack than a proper solution. :mrgreen:
In other words, adding an option to turn off all headers on summarizing would be a good thing and a very workable quick solution too. Having Headers being displayed only once per page or once per chapter would be a nice option as well.
Having them entirely disabled would be a bomb though... much appreciated..
and thanks for listening :)

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Paul - Tracker Supp » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:39 pm

Hi jesuz,

thanks for the input. I've added your suggestions to the 'wish list' and the dev team will take a look at them.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Ivan - Tracker Software » Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:10 am

The issue described in this post (http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 028#p68519) is fixed now.
The fix will be available in the next release of the Editor.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by fghj » Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:51 am

Is there a news update on this release? According to the last update, it was "expected during March 2013", which is a direct quote from that page. Obviously it's now the middle of April. At one point I criticized the company for failing to be honest about its practices and at that time perhaps I was fairly criticized in return. However, after repeated failures, especially after customers have tried to express concern regarding these failures, you all still don't keep us up to date in a way that's reasonable.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by John - Tracker Supp » Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:00 am

Can I suggest you follow the posts in the Editor forum ?

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http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 62&t=17058
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Shane233 » Thu May 16, 2013 2:40 pm

John - Tracker Supp wrote:To all interested parties, a revised and updated beta is now available - please note we will not be issuing revsion histories etc so please dont ask as our team are 'flat out' preparing the gold release for later this month !

http://www.tracker-software.com/PDFXVE3.zip

More info will be posted here as and when available ...

http://www.tracker-software.com/company ... s/view/120

thanks for your patience and understanding.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Thu May 16, 2013 2:41 pm

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by sebastiana » Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:44 am

It's not possible to install PDFXVE3.zip here. Trend Micro detects a virus during installation.
Virustotal also detects a virus.

See atteched screenshots.
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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:13 am

Hi sebastiana,

We do test our install packages with multiple AV products to ensure this does not happen, so I am pretty sure this is a false positive from TrendMicro, but if you download the .msi installer you should not get the same false warning and be able to install without problems.

I've also just e-mailed Trend Micro to report this problem to them so that they can make changes in their product and recognize that ours is not infected.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by avada » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:17 am

The installer says its the editor. But it's in the viewer forum. Is there a viewer build available?

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:31 am

Hi avada,

The Editor is "the new Viewer" - you can consider this V3 of the current Viewer. We've changed the name to indicate that direct content editing is now possible.

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Peter2 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:40 am

Maybe this thread is no more "sticky" ... ???

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Re: Version 3 beta - update released.

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:08 pm

Hi Peter,

Thanks! I will remove the sticky status of this one.

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