PDF-XChange Editor Version History

Released Jun 18th, 2024 . Requires maintenance through Jun 18th, 2024

NEW Added a 'pxce' URI scheme to provide the ability to open PDFs (and other supported formats) directly in PDF-XChange Editor, regardless of the system's Filetype-to-application associations. 

NEW Added a 'Wrap Long Titles' option to the comments pane.

NEW Added an option to force attachments to open in the same frame window regardless of any other settings for opening documents.

NEW Added an option to toggle on/off auto-display of the touch keyboard (available in File > Preferences > General).

NEW Added the ability to authenticate to Sharepoint sites using MSAL+WAM, new Sharepoint API support.

Bugfixes and Improvements

  • Fixed an issue with the submit form action that caused some problems with JavaScript-protected documents.

  • Fixed some security and stability issues. Click here for further information.

  • Fixed the issue with using 'undo' after "Convert to Named Destinations" is executed. (T# 6940)

  • Fixed an issue with lists in the text editor. (41477)

  • Fixed an issue with alignment and offset when scaling content proportionally in the 'Resize Pages' feature. (37149)

  • Fixed an issue with renaming filtered bookmarks. (42581)

  • Fixed an issue with numeric values in image saving options. (42408)

  • Fixed an issue with using black fonts in the preview pane of the 'Number Pages' dialog box. (T# 6891) (42360)

  • Fixed an issue that was causing the unintentional selection of labels/radio buttons/check boxes in dialogs boxes. (42592)

  • Fixed an issue with searching stamps. (T# 6889) (42341)

  • Fixed an issue with some fonts where italic text in pop-up notes was not italicized. (41731)

  • Fixed an issue with unwanted text italicization in dropdown lists of some dialogs boxes in certain language environments. (42325)

  • Fixed an issue with determining the key object to align to when the mouse is used to select multiple comments. (42426)

  • Fixed an issue with ordering comments grouped by date in the comments pane. (42462)

  • Fixed an issue with refreshing the Format tab of the Ribbon UI when a tool was changed. (42469)

  • Fixed an issue with the unintentional moving of text block selections when using a stylus. (42492)

  • Fixed an issue copying text from selected regions. Previously it was possible for the copied text to be divided into multiple small lines.

  • Fixed an issue with de-skewing images (in page content) that had been flipped.

  • Fixed issues with auto-display of touch keyboards when users touch edit boxes. (32749)

  • Fixed an issue where a prefix of 'df-' was being added to new root bookmarks when dragging and dropping pdfs file into the thumbnails pane.

  • Fixed an issue of "hiding" the "Quick Launch" dropdown list when users tap the touch keyboard.

  • Fixed an issue with auto-show and the touch keyboard when clicking the up/down buttons of combo/spin controls. (42580)

  • Fixed issues handling Ctrl+F/Esc shortcuts in the 'Find' feature. (39639)

  • Fixed an issue with bold/italic simulation in comments for fonts that do not have bold/italic styles.

  • Fixed several issues relating to the appearance of floating toolbars in dark mode. (42611)

  • Fixed issues with the 'Add Header & Footer' dialog box related to using certain macros in non-English language environments. (42649)

  • Fixed bugs with renaming and sorting named destinations. (T# 6942) (42703, 42696)

  • Fixed issues with OCR on very large images, which we can now be handled (Note that the handling is better on 64-bit systems). Also fixed an issue that was sometimes causing a freeze during OCR when source documents contained problematic images. OCR could not process these for various reasons. For example, on 32-bit systems, there might be not enough RAM due to high memory fragmentation. (33631)

  • Fixed some issues with using the color picker feature in the 'More Colors' dialog box on touch devices. (42680)

  • Fixed an issue with the scroll bar in comment popups that was sometimes overlapping with the popup content. (T# 6951) (42619)

  • Fixed an issue with touch zoom in the preview window of the 'Crop Pages' dialog box. (T# 6944) (42713)

  • Fixed an issue with adding submenus to the Ribbon File menu when using JavaScript. (42808)

  • Fixed an issue with the 'Deskew Pages' feature. (41989)

  • Restored some 'Selection' commands to the Classic UI.

  • Fixed an issue with switching from single page to two pages continuous layout.

  • Fixed the handling of control changing events in JavaScript dialog boxes.

  • Added more context to the bookmark search. (42220)

  • Added some improvements to toolbars when used with touch screen devices. (42571)

  • Improved the logic used for auto-display of the touch keyboard when commenting on pages, and editing tree/list/propList items. (42789)

  • Improved support of XFA documents.

Released Apr 29th, 2024 . Requires maintenance through Apr 29th, 2024

Released Jan 22nd, 2024 . Requires maintenance through Jan 22nd, 2024

Released Jan 8th, 2024 . Requires maintenance through Jan 8th, 2024

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