Saving using CustFileName

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Saving using CustFileName

Post by jeffp » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:06 pm

If I open a file at location c:\test\file1.pdf

The Doc.DocCore.SrcInfo.ActualFileName shows c:\test\file1.pdf

Then if I change Doc.DocCore.SrcInfo.CustFileName to c:\test\file2.pdf

that changes the Doc.DocCore.SrcInfo.CustFileName and Doc.DocCore.SrcInfo.ActualFileName to c:\test\file2.pdf. So far so good.

However, if I then press the Save button on the Editor UI it saves the document to the original location of c:\test\file1.pdf even though ActuaFileName and CustFileName says c:\test\file2.pdf.

How can I open c:\test\file1.pdf, then make a change to SrcInfo and cause of Save button click to save the file to c:\test\file2.pdf?

Thanks.

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Re: Saving using CustFileName

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:00 am

Hello Jeff,

Can you please describe what you need with more details, because it's probably much easier to achieve what you need via the Editor Level?

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Re: Saving using CustFileName

Post by jeffp » Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:48 pm

I need to be able to open a PDF in the Editor either via the UI or code, and then change a property so that the save button in the Editor will save it to a different location that I set.

The reason for this is that I am running an outside OCR process here. So my steps are as follows.

1. I open a PDF file
2. I save the PDF file to a temp location.
3. I run an outside OCR on the temp file which embeds it with ocr text.
4. I then quickly close the original file and open the temp file
5. I know what a save command in the Editor to save the opened temp file to the original file's location.

The old ViewerAX allowed this by setting the DispFileName property.

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Re: Saving using CustFileName

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:00 pm

Hello Jeff,

Probably this topic should help:
http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 66&t=25808

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Re: Saving using CustFileName

Post by RMan » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:55 pm

Is it true that even in the latest release if we set the SrcInfo.CustFileName that we still have to jump through hoops in using events and such to have it actually save to that filename? Or is there another property or method I'm missing to say create a blank document (or open a new one) and set the name that it should be saved as when the user tries to save it?

In all of the SDK's and even your old ones this is seldom the case and once you change a filename then the program or SDK itself would actually try to save it as that name. It's so much cleaner that way than having to have every programmer write the same code basically to handle it.

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Re: Saving using CustFileName

Post by Vasyl-Tracker Dev Team » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:06 pm

Hi Jeff.

In Editor SDK the changing of SrcInfo.CustFileName takes effect only on UI, it can be used just for displaying document's name/location.
However, if you need to change the logic of doc.Save feature - you need to handle the "e.document.beforeSave" event:

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int id_e_document_beforeSave = pdfCtl.Inst.Str2ID("e.document.beforeSave");
...

DocEventsHandler deh = new DocEventsHandler(doc);
doc.EventServer.RegisterEventHandler(id_e_document_beforeSave , deh, 0);
...

DocEventsHandler::OnEvent(eventId, event)
{
       if (eventId == id_e_document_beforeSave)
       {
              IPXV_DocSaveEvent e = (IPXV_DocSaveEvent)event;

              IAFS_Name dest;
              afsInst.DefaultFileSys.StringToName(m_doc.DocCore.SrcInfo.ActualFileName, 0, 0, &dest);
              e.Dest = dest;
              e.DestFS = afsInst.DefaultFileSys;
              e.Flags = (e.Flags & ~PXV_DocSave_Copy) | PXV_DocSave_SwitchToDest;
              e.Handled = true;
       }
}
Unfortunately, currently isn't easy to handle this event globally, from the pdfCtl.Inst.EventServer, because IPXV_DocSaveEvent doesn't tell about the document that is trying to save itself. In the near future we will add the simple Doc property to the IPXV_DocSaveEvent event to simplify this moment of usage.

HTH.
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