7
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1answer
144 views

Search through PDF with word distance?

Is it possible to search in a PDF ( via acrobat reader / foxit) - text with word distance ? For example : I'm looking for the word "static" and I know that another word which is "field" - should ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

Have PDF text read out loud

I need a program that can read the text in PDF documents out loud, and have basic functionality such as pause/resume, change speed of reading, and it must highlight the word or sentence being red. ...
0
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1answer
379 views

Acrobat Reader renders bitmaps pixelated

Some sections of an eBook contain text stored as Bitmaps. I'm not sure why the publisher did this, as it looks horribly in Acrobat Reader: Note that only code sections with the font "Teletype" have ...
1
vote
3answers
677 views

Is there a 'reading mode' for Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader?

I would like to be able to make the PDFs I read more 'readable'. For example, in the same way that I can reflow, restyle and reformat the presentation of online articles using Instapaper and Pocket. ...
1
vote
2answers
114 views

Storage location of information on what page the user is reading in Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader both have a feature that allows them to remember what was the last page the user was reading. Where do these PDF readers (both Adobe and Foxit) store such ...
13
votes
3answers
11k views

How to open two independent instances of Foxit Reader?

I'm trying to open two PDF files simultaneously, in order to compare their contents, one on the right (Win→) and another on the left (Win←) side of my screen. Unfortunately I'm trying ...
1
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1answer
49 views

Are malicious PDF documents limited to Adobe Reader? [closed]

Would it make a difference we if use a product such as SumatraPDF or FoxIt?
3
votes
1answer
537 views

Is there a way to search a PDF for non-alphanumeric characters (e.g., the integral sign or greek letters)?

I read a lot of technical papers and textbooks in PDF that use standard mathematical notation, and sometimes I'd like to be able to find where a symbol is in the text. The only reason I think this ...
13
votes
11answers
36k views

PDF has garbled text when copy pasting

I'm trying to copy and paste text from a PDF file. However, whenever I paste the original text it is a huge mess of garbled characters. The text looks like the following (this is just one small ...
3
votes
5answers
38k views

How do I make Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 to be my default Internet Explorer PDF plugin?

I have 2 PDF apps installed: Adobe Reader 9 and Foxit PDF Reader. For whatever reason, Foxit PDF Reader is the default PDF plugin for Internet Explorer. How do I make Adobe Reader 9 to be the ...