Is Anyone using the XPDFViewer?

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Sun May 5 16:46:54 EDT 2019


Matthais,
I'm using xpdf, and I have a couple repos with it working.
https://github.com/macMikey/xpdf
https://github.com/macMikey/scanhammer

On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 3:50 PM Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Thanks Paul,
>
> for whatever reason it still does not work. I´ve found a sample stack
> XPDF.livecode in the Livecode bundle in
> LiveCode Business 9.0.4 (rc 2).app/Contents/Tools/Ext/XPDF-1.0.31
>
> The sample stack works, so it´s my code and i might be missing something.
> Unfortunately the script of the sample stack is very detailed, but anyway
> it´s working and i just have to dig through the sample script to see how it
> is correctly done.
>
> Regards,
>
> Matthias Rebbe
>
> > Am 03.05.2019 um 19:50 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> >
> > I looked at my working code.
> >
> > Every where I set the rect, I do so by:
> >
> >   XPDFViewer_Set "pdfViewer","RECT", rect of grc "pdfRect" of grp
> "pdfViewer" of me
> >
> > where the graphic "pdfRect is a rectangle that is used to to map the
> area the pdf viewer appears in.
> >
> > Try creating a graphic called whatever you want. Set the rect of it to
> 100,100,500,500 and then
> >
> > XPDFViewer_Set "pdfviewer", "rect", rect of graphic <whateverUcalledIt>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 5/3/2019 1:39 PM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> i am using the following script to open a selected PDF file in the xpdf
> viewer, but  i am not successful.
> >>
> >> answer file "PDF..."
> >>
> >> if it is empty then exit top
> >>
> >> put it into tFilename
> >>
> >> XPDFViewer_Open "pdfviewer", the windowID of this stack
> >>
> >> XPDFViewer_Set "pdfviewer", "filename",tFilename
> >>
> >> XPDFViewer_Set "pdfviewer", "rect", (100,100,500,500)
> >>
> >> XPDFViewer_Set "pdfviewer", "visible", TRUE
> >>
> >> put xpdfviewer_Get("pdfviewer","rect")
> >>
> >>
> >> The PDF viewer does not show up and the function pxdfviewer_get gives
> 0,0,0,0 back for the rect.
> >>
> >> Is there something wrong with my script?
> >> Or does anyone have working sample stack?
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> Matthias Rebbe
> >>
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