Issue with Ricoh printers where PDFs come out in black and white instead of color

Debenu Quick PDF Library uses the standard Windows DEVMODE structure for printing which is used by many other programs as well. Unfortunately the printer driver manufacturers don’t use the values specified in the DEVMODE structure and instead use custom undocumented values. This means that the SetupCustomPrinter function works for many drivers but not every driver. […]

Error: BadImageFormatException was unhandled

Despite the unhelpful name, the BadImageFormatException error almost always results from confusion with 32-bit/64-bit DLLs and project settings. For example, you’ve tried to load a 32-bit DLL into a 64-bit application or you’ve tried to load a 64-bit DLL into a 32-bit application. This error message can be easily replicated in a 32-bit C# application […]

Error: ActiveX component can’t create object

The following error message is shown sometimes when using ASP, VBScript, Microsoft Access, VBA and other technologies: ActiveX component can’t create object As the error message describes the ActiveX component can’t create the referenced object. This usually occurs when the ActiveX edition of Debenu Quick PDF Library has not been successfully registered using regsvr32 on the […]

Ambiguity between class ‘DebenuPDFLibraryAX1014.PDFLibrary’ and interface ‘DebenuPDFLibraryAX1014.PDFLibrary’

When using the ActiveX edition of Debenu Quick PDF Library in Visual Studio it is possible to come across this error message: Ambiguity between class ‘DebenuPDFLibraryAX1014.PDFLibrary’ and interface ‘DebenuPDFLibraryAX1014.PDFLibrary’ As the error message suggests Visual Studio is confused because it has found two references to “DebenuPDFLibraryAX1014.PDFLibrary”. One is coming from the Debenu Quick PDF Library ActiveX […]

“Debenu PDF Aerialist.mpkg” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

Since the release of Mac OS X Mountain Lion applications from unidentified developers or sources are  prevented from being launched by default. This message will be shown in OS X 10.8 or later when you try to launch a Mac app that did not come from  the Mac App Store or from a verified source: […]

When I attempt to merge PDF files using the control file method I get an error message. What does this error message mean?

You may get errors such as ‘Control file is malformed’ or ‘The file x.pdf doesn’t exist. The reason for these errors may be one of the following: You have moved or deleted a PDF file. You have spelt the pathname of a file incorrectly. You have used spaces instead of tabs. You used quotes before/after […]