While you are deciding where to save a PDF file, the PDF
generating engine is creating your PDF file. It's progress is
shown in the lower right-hand side of the dialog box. When the file
is ready, a "Preview" image will appear so you can check
what the PDF file will look like.
Place the mouse over the small picture
to view a larger preview picture, or
Click the small picture to open the PDF in the
You can preview any PDF in the
Files List, in the Merge
List, and in the Stamps List simply by clicking on that
Encrypted PDF Files
Encrypted Files will appear normally
in the Preview Window if the Master Password you have set in the
Preferences/Security is the correct password for that PDF File.
If the file is encrypted with a password different than the Master
Password you have set in the Preferences, the preview will not be
available and you will get the following warning:
Preview is Not Available Warning
If the file is "busy" (usually opened
in the PDF Reader), or if there is an error with the PDF file and
it could not be read, you will get the following warning:
Changing Preview Preferences
You can change the following settings
by clicking on "Preferences", and then the "General" Button.
- Cache Size. For faster
performance, the preview pictures are cached (ie saved for
future re-use). You can specify how large you are willing the
cache to be. The default is 50 MB which will hold about 3000
- High Resolution Thumbnails.
Allows for the creation of larger preview images, which is
useful if you run PDF reDirect Professional "maximized" (full
screen) and you have a monitor with a screen size of 1024x768 or
larger. However, the preview images will take more room, and it
will take slightly longer to generate a preview.