Is Anyone using the XPDFViewer?

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Sun May 5 17:27:29 EDT 2019


Mike, thank you very much for the links.
I will have a look tomorrow.


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> Am 05.05.2019 um 22:46 schrieb Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>:
> 
> Matthais,
> I'm using xpdf, and I have a couple repos with it working.
> https://github.com/macMikey/xpdf <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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