PDF Converter - Installation & Administration Guide
PDF Converter - Installation & Administration Guide - Version 8.0 - 15/10/15
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‘Watermark on Open’ does not show watermarks
If the Watermark on Open facility is used and watermarks do not show up
when opening a PDF file then please check the following:
If the PDF File was previously opened by a user before this facility was
enabled, the browser may cache the previous version of the document. To
solve this problem clear the browser cache.
The Web Application scoped Feature named ‘
Muhimbi PDF Converter -
Automatic Watermarking Processor
’ must be enabled. For details on the
various SharePoint Features provided by the product see 2.5.3 SharePoint
Feature Activation / Deactivation.
For further details see this Knowledge Base article
3.5.16 Problems with HTML to PDF Conversion of SharePoint 2010 pages
SharePoint 2010 user interface, you may need to make some changes to the
Muhimbi Service’s config if you expect to convert SharePoint 2010 pages to
HTMLConverterFullFidelity.ClearBrowserCache: Set to True.
HTMLConverterFullFidelity.SplitImages: Set to True.
For more details about working with the Conversion Service’s config file, see
2.6.2 Fine-tuning the Document Conversion service.
3.5.17 Changing the default bookmark and sort fields when merging files
The PDF Converter ships with a powerful facility that allows multiple files to be
merged together. It even allows fields to be selected to sort files by and use as
PDF bookmarks. However, the default options (sort by Modified, use Title as
PDF bookmark) may not be suitable for your purposes.
These default options can be modified as follows:
Open the following file in notepad (re
place ‘14’ with ‘12’ when using
, use ‘15’ for SharePoint 2013
%CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared\Web Server
Search for all instances of the following values and change where needed:
BookmarkField: Enter the internal name of the field to use as the
SortField: Enter the internal name of the field to sort on.
SortOrder: Specify either ascending or descending.
Please repeat this change on all SharePoint Front End servers and issue an
iisreset on each server after making the change.
Note that these modifications
do not survive an upgrade of Muhimbi’s front
end software, so please keep track of your changes.
For details about using this merging facility see the User Guide.