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Old 6th June 2013, 02:06 AM   #21
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Yes, you did. But is showing how to do it in Adobe the point of a wish list for PagePlus? The point is to have the flag included inside of PagePlus. The person posting this request would like it set to cover page, spreads upon his reader's opening the PDF, not instruct his readers how to set up Adobe Reader to view the PDF as he wants.

And if you had read one of the linked threads above, you would have seen a link to:
http://www.becyhome.de/

With which one can set the desired flag so his readers see the PDFs as he wants upon opening the PDFs. But that is also a work-around and so the request to Serif to enable this flag.

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Andrew--Serif's own compiler into ePub, Mobi, etc.Mike
Reading around, it looks as though Amazon has changed the mobi format somewhat since it took it over (and there's evidence it may not continue to support it in its present form either). Callibre, the only program I've come across to natively support the format, does so by a process of reverse engineering.

There are two problems with this: (1) reverse engineering is technically illegal in the US under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and (2) there's nothing to stop Amazon outside the US blocking documents generated in this way.

It's not clear why Amazon haven't exercised their rights under the DMCA, but they have recently announced they will be rejecting all documents generated by Callibre. This soft-touch might be because Callibre is free and unlikely to provide significant legal recompense, but it does mean if people want to roll books for distribution through Amazon they're rather stuck with Kindlegen.
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Old 7th June 2013, 03:48 PM   #25
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Well then, Andrew, it seems that serif needs to do one or two things to resolve this changing frontier. One would be to code a check for the current version installed and if it is one that does not play well with PagePlus, then inform the user and offer to revert to the previous working version. Which in part means y'all need to keep that version on your servers to download. Or, alternatively, update PagePlus to accommodate the changes to kindlegen (or whatever version is now current or is being used by amazon) during a release cycle.

Else PagePlus gets broken for one of its emerging uses until such time as a new release is readied, purchased by the end user, installed and a publication exported to epub. I don't see a happy ending for anyone if the status quo is maintained.

Thank you for the research.

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RE: Kindle
One approach from the Atlantis Word Processor:
http://www.atlantiswordprocessor.com...2013_05_29.htm
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1. Option of PDF placement as an image
2. Text flow problem with replicate issue (I want to copy and paste a single text frame, but every time I get full text)
3. Indic Language unicode open type support (Page Plus support open type Bangla & Devnagari font almost perfectly except 2 to 3 conjuncts)
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Else PagePlus gets broken for one of its emerging uses until such time as a new release is readied, purchased by the end user, installed and a publication exported to epub. I don't see a happy ending for anyone if the status quo is maintained.
Mike,

We have agreed (internally) we will sort it for a PagePlus X6 patch.

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We have agreed (internally) we will sort it for a PagePlus X6 patch.

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That's great news, Adam.

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I would like the 'title' field of the File --> Properties dialog to be editable.

I think the 'title' of a document should be able to be different from the 'filename' of that document.
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I would like that when I open a PPP document in directory X, and I want to export it to PDF, that the default suggested directory is the same directory X.

Now the suggested directory is the last used 'export to PDF' directory (if I'm not mistaken), and I have to browse to the correct directory too often.

Normally I save the PDF file in the same directory as the PPP file, not in the directory of the previously saved PPP/PDF file combination.


This change would save me a lot of time and frustration.
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Hello

It would be good if in the Calendar Event Manager you were able to enter a name and year of birth. (under correct date) Then each year when you update a calendar a persons birthday would appear with correct age against it.
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Old 16th June 2013, 09:54 PM   #33
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PDF forms.
The ability for the text box to expand as text is entered in the published form.
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I would like the 'title' field of the File --> Properties dialog to be editable.

I think the 'title' of a document should be able to be different from the 'filename' of that document.

There would be no harm in making it editable, but as it's not used, I see no point.
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I would like that when I open a PPP document in directory X, and I want to export it to PDF, that the default suggested directory is the same directory X.

Now the suggested directory is the last used 'export to PDF' directory (if I'm not mistaken), and I have to browse to the correct directory too often.

Normally I save the PDF file in the same directory as the PPP file, not in the directory of the previously saved PPP/PDF file combination.


This change would save me a lot of time and frustration.
Yes, but it would add a lot of time and frustration for users who like to keep PDF files in a separate directory. Perhaps it would be better to ask for a way of setting your preferred Save As behaviour?
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Old 3rd August 2013, 05:01 PM   #36
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Incorporate printer control so that when I select an envelope template I do not have to manually tell my printer to use envelope paper type. This information should be incorporated into the document and printer control language. I know this is possible because Microsoft Publisher does not require manual intervention regarding printer settings. Thanks for the consideration.
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Yes, but it would add a lot of time and frustration for users who like to keep PDF files in a separate directory. Perhaps it would be better to ask for a way of setting your preferred Save As behaviour?
'Save as' counts for the .PPP file, not for an exported file.

Then maybe there should be an option to set the default directory for exported files. Something like:

* a 'fixed' directory, e.g. 'my documents' (the end user should be able to specify this directory)

* the same directory as the PPP file

* the same directory as where the active PPP file was previously exported to (in PDF format)
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Old 8th August 2013, 08:28 PM   #38
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1. Native SQLITE support for merging (serverless, portable, fast)
2. PDF placing with quality output (or PDF-Import in Photoplus with CMYK output)
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Now that PagePlus X7 has been released, here's a new PagePlus X8 wishlist. If there's anything you would like to see in the next release, please post here.

If there are any suggestions from the previous wishlist which didn't make it into X7, please feel free to repost them here if you'd still like to see them implemented in X8.

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The top would be to import the U3D format.
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Old 15th August 2013, 05:31 PM   #40
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Does SERIF really read this wishlist?

If yes, wouldn't it be better to create a list (in the opening post perhaps) to make the suggestions easier to read?

So anyone could compare the own wishes with the existing ones...
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