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Why can't I paste images into a PDF document in PDF-XChange Viewer or PDF-XChange Editor?

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  • Created On: May 11, 2010 04:22 PM
  • Last Modified: : Jan 12, 2018 05:15 PM
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Question:

Why can't I paste images into a PDF document in PDF-XChange Viewer or PDF-XChange Editor?

Please note that a user asked this question on the Tracker Software forum. They copied the image file from their My Documents folder, but the Paste option was greyed out in the editing submenus. They wanted to know why this was the case and how they could resolve the issue.

Answer:

This happens when images are copied into the Windows clipboard as files instead of images. Files cannot be pasted into documents in the same manner as images.

It is also possible the document is locked, in that case, read this article

Resolution:

Ensure images are Copied in the correct manner to resolve this issue. Images must be Viewed in an image-Viewing application, then selected and copied into the clipboard. Photos can be used for this purpose. Follow the steps below:

1. Open the file in the image-Viewing application.

2. Right-Click on the Image

3. Click Copy in the context Menu.

4. Open PDF-XChange Viewer/PDF-XChange Editor.

5. Open the document into which you want to paste the image.

6. Right-click at the desired location and click Paste in the submenu. ~OR~ Press CTRL+V to Paste the image.

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