PXV_Control ActiveX Control

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The simple ActiveX Control that, when an OLE is embedded to a form or window, provides base functionality for the either viewing and manipulating PDF documents.

The control's GUID is:


The control's interface is:


The control's event sink interface is:


How to Instantiate

The easiest way to instantiate the control is to place the control on your form in form-designer mode. Alternatively you may instantiate the control without placement, though in some programming languages this will make difficult or restrict some required tasks. In C# for example you would do as follows:

AxPDFXEdit.AxPXV_Control pdfCtl = new AxPDFXEdit.AxPXV_Control();

How to Use

To prevent evaluation restrictions (the embedding of DEMO labels within a file and on screen) you must provide a PDF-XChange Editor SDK developer's license key using the IPXV_Control:SetLicKey method, once done so you will be able to use the entire API free of evaluation limitations.

When first reviewing the available functionality - listed below are popular features you may wish to begin with:

  • IPXV_Control::Inst - provides access to the main object of the SDK to expose available functionality.