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How do I use a presets file?

Question

This questions was asked by a forum user:

If I have multiple installations, is there an option to configure the timestamp server for all clients/users in a central location?

Explanation

We have recently added ne functionality to the Editor, by the way of preset files. These files hold set informaton to be used by systems within the PDF-XChange lineup. They can contain information to be used for timestamps, color Managment, Watermarks, Header & Footer, and many other options.

Example

Once you have a presets file, it can be imported to any tool that allows presets.

There are currently 3 methods for applying preset files,

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Apply using the GUI

This example will use the Timestamp Server options.

1. Open the PDF-XChange Editor and create a new document.

2. On the Protect tab, click Timestamp.

3. From the Timestamp Server dropdown menu, click Manage.

4. In the resulting dialog, click Import to select the presets file

5. Upon importing the file, it should appear in the Manage Presets Window.

6. The presets file has now been imported and you can select it from the Timestamp Server dropdown in any signature field in the future.

 

Place the file in the User Profile

This method will affect only the current user.

1. Open the Windows File Explorer, and navigate to %appdata%\Tracker Software\PDFXeditor\3.0

2. Create a folder and name it Presets

3. Drag and drop your current presets file into the resulting folder.

4. Upon next opening the Editor, you should find that the presets have been imported to the respective tools, and are accessible only to the current user.

Place the file in the Editor installation Directory

This method will affect all local users.

1. Open the Windows File Explorer, and navigate to %programfiles%\Tracker Software\PDF Editor

2. Create a folder called  Presets

3. Drag and drop your current presets file into the resulting folder.

4. Upon next opening the Editor, you should find that the presets have been imported to the respective tools, and are accessible to all users.

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