On 07/12/2012 05:54 AM, Juan Miguel Jimenez wrote:
> Hello everybody!
> I would like to know if there is any way to compare or make a diff
> with the differents embbeded revisions contained in a pdf document.
That's PDFedit's best feature. It allows you to save revisions within a
PDF. See quote below.
> Summary 0000301: File->Save a Copy doesn't save changes made
> Description As a test, I edited a form and selected Save a Copy
> and gave it a name. When I open the new file, it's only the original
> blank form.
> I was expecting it to be the PDF form with the changes I'd made.
then a little further down ...
> As you may have guessed, I didn't read the manual. I just expected it
> intuitive. I gather from the manual quotation that this is "normal"
> behaviour, although I must confess I don't really understand the
> system it mentions.
Do not hesitate and ask about that on our pdfedit-support mailing list.
> From a purely intuitive point of view, "save a copy" implies (to me)
> savinging a copy of the document you have in front of you, changes
> and all.
You are right. The name is rather misleading. Copy revision would be
much more intuitive as this is exactly what is done. I will talk to the
rest of the team about this change.
Btw. Why do you use this functionality in the first place?
> While I suppose, technically, you can close the report since the
> apparently normal, I suspect it's going to cause further confusion among
> those of us who simply want to edit a PDF form but who aren't otherwise
> fluent in the technical details of PDFs.
Are you OK with the renaming to Copy revision?