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INumberConverter being ignore when exporting PDF

I am using CC 2017, but it has been an issue for multiple versions.

I have a custom plugin that implements INumberConverter on kPageNumberingStylesService Boss for a custom numbering format. This works beautifully until I try to export to PDF. If I print to PDF Distiller it works fine, but when I export to PDF it exports with default numbering style.

This is similar to an old stubborn bug, when exporting book to PDF would not do the numbering correctly. I don't know that it is related, but they both seem to say that the numbering on export is decoupled from the way it is calculated for regular viewing of the PDF.

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      • Dirk commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What happens if you produce your PDF using a script, without background processing?
        Is your plugin by any chance a kUIPlugIn rather than kModelPlugIn?
        Are you using kPageNumberingStylesService as IID_IK2SERVICEPROVIDER? Otherwise, does yours return kMultipleThreads?

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