The Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file.

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Bookmark in foxit shows different pages depending on reading mode

I have a problem with the bookmarks in Foxit. In a specific document the bookmarks seem to show different pages (the page before or after) depending on whether my reading mode is set to show sliding ...
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How can I get rid of the Start tab in Foxit Reader?

Whenever I open a PDF document, Foxit Reader will also have a Start tab open. Can this tab be disabled somewhow?
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Foxit Reader: toolbars are hidden upon closing

My Foxit Readers starts with all toolbars hidden by default. I have to press F8 to show them, which is extremely frustrating. I couldn't find this neither in options, nor in fast Google search. How to ...
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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 ...
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How can I access the history list in FoxIt Reader?

In Preferences → History, Foxit Reader has the settings Maximum number of documents in history list and Maximum number of documents in Recent Documents list. The former can be set as high as 200, and ...
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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. ...
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How to search a PDF where text is just image?

A PDF needs to be searched for text but it is just an image so it's not aware of the characters. I've been trying to do OCR to the PDF but am not skilled in the programs required. I tried Foxit Reader ...
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How to disable plugins on Foxit Reader?

I'm using Foxit Reader to read PDFs on my Windows 8 and it some times crashes, according to the crashing messsage, it crashed because of a specific plugin installed on it, when I go to "HELP" > "About ...
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How to split pdf file in windows? [duplicate]

I have a pdf file with 120 pages.How can I extract only pages 20-50 and save it as another pdf file? I'm using free version of foxit reader. It doesn't have this facility. Any solution?
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How to permanently dock navigation panel in foxit?

I am currently migrated from acrobat to foxit (windows) pdf reader and I am having hard time permanently docking navigation panel in foxit. While opening any pdf I have to manually dock navigation ...
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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 ...
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Drag tab to new window in foxit reader

When in e.g. Chrome and Firefox, I am able to drag a tab to a new window. Is there any option to enable the same functionality in Foxit PDF reader?
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What does the tab key do in Foxit?

Whenever I bump tab, the view seems to jump an arbitrary number of pages down. I can't figure out exactly what this behavior is, but as it's easy for foxit to register tab when you're alt-tabbing ...
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Foxit PDF read - Tile tabs?

Is it possible to tile pdf's with Foxit PDF reader? I want to view two tabs side by side to make comparisons. I see here that I can open multiple instances of the PDF reader but i'd much rather have ...
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Foxit reader greek language support in comments in Windows 8

Why do Greek characters look strange (like boxes) in typewriter tools of Foxit Reader under Windows 8? Similar problem was mentioned here I have been using Foxit Reader for quite a while and I ...
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Foxit Reader Highlighting text

When on highlighting text in Foxit Reader,it introduces spaces in between the letters and highlights letter-wise? Please Help.
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Can't delete Foxit Reader directory, not even as Administrator, on Windows 8

I tried to upgrade Foxit Reader and it left the directory in an unreadable state. I can't view the directory, nor even delete it, not even as Administrator. How do I get rid of it so I can re-install? ...
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Open PDF files in Foxit reader in fullscreen mode with fit page width

can we open pdf files in fullscreen in foxit reader wtih fit page width so that i dont have to press Ctrl+Numpad+ everytime to zoom in? Can this be done? Please Help.
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Is it possible to remove the advertisement in Foxit Reader 6.0?

Foxit Reader 6.0 has an advertisement in the top right corner of the screen: Is it possible to remove this advertisement?
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How to open pdf in Firefox with Foxit pdf Reader plugin

How can I open pdf file in my browser with the Foxit pdf reader plugin? It worked before, but now when I click on a pdf link it automatically downloads it.
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Can't open Foxit in Ubuntu / Mint Linux

After installing Foxit PDF reader on Ubuntu or Mint Linux, any attempts to open Foxit reader result in absolutely nothing. Foxit simply doesn't open, and provides no useful error messages to indicate ...
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Forcing grayscale PDF to Black and White?

I have a large color PDF that I can easily view greyscale in Foxit Reader: Unfortunately various bits of text end up in ridiculously light shades of grey. Similar, but not direct, questions ...
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Opening JavaScript Console on Foxit Reader

I'm trying to open the JavaScript console on Foxit Reader (5.4.x), but I can't find a way to do this anywhere in the GUI. I have resorted to creating a bookmark that runs a JavaScript which executes ...
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How can I set Foxit as the default plugin for handling PDFs in Firefox?

I recently installed PDFArchitect, which replaced the Foxit reader plugin in Firefox. How can I set Foxit's plugin as default for handling in-browser PDF files?
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How to change the fonts used in Foxit Reader?

I really want to use Foxit Reader as my default PDF reader for its Tab Interface, and low memory footprint. Having tried mutiple times over the years the only thing that is stopping me are the Fonts. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Is text in pdf file is protected?

I have a pdf file written in Vietnamese language. I open it with Foxit Reader and able to read it in Vietnamese. If I copy the text to Word I can't read the text in Vietnamese any more. Also, when I ...
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Foxit Reader temporarily freezes reading fonts, how to reduce?

When using Foxit Reader to read pdfs I noticed, that there are certain lags from time to time, where the the reader freezes for some seconds and then continues working later on. I used the Windows ...
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Running a wine application when user selects a file

I've installed Foxit Reader in Debian with Wine. I've tried running a custom command in open with menu in gnome, but how is it possible to pass the name of the pdf file to the Foxit Reader via the ...
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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 ...
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Are malicious PDF documents limited to Adobe Reader? [closed]

Would it make a difference we if use a product such as SumatraPDF or FoxIt?
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Stop Foxit Reader from showing the UAC dialog on each start

Recently Foxit Reader started popping up the UAC dialog on each start asking if I want to run it as administrator, and allow it to make changes to my computer. How could I make that stop? Disabling ...
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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 ...
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Is Foxit reader adware?

I have heard some people say that Foxit Reader is adware. What exactly does it try to do and how much can I disable?
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Removing ads from Foxit Reader

I want to remove the ads from the title bar in Foxit Reader. Back in version 1.x, this was possible with a modification of the registry. Is there something similar for newer versions? I am using ...
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PDF commented in Foxit Reader can not be commented in Adobe Reader anymore

I have a PDF version 1.5 here which I started commenting on with Foxit Reader 4. If I open the commented PDF in Adobe Reader 9 now, I get the following message: This document enabled extended ...
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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 ...
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How to know which fonts are used in selected part of a PDF document

I'm using Foxit Reader as default PDF viewer. How can I see what type of font is used for a selected part of a PDF document? (If this can only be done with another software, I'd prefer a freeware as ...
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Cannot uninstall Foxit Reader plugin for Firefox

I recently installed Foxit Reader plugin for Firefox, but I like to uninstall it now. When I open the addons window, there is only one option under this plugin: Disable. I just want to uninstall, not ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to change the order of tabs in Foxit Reader?

In web browsers you can drag the tabs to change the order. But I can't do that in Foxit Reader (version 3.1.4.1125, using Windows Vista Home, Chinese Traditional) Example: I open 3 files: ...
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Manipulate bookmarks of pdf files without expanding it?

I have downloaded many PDF files, some without bookmarks. Usually I add bookmarks for these PDF files manually, with Foxit PDF reader But once I add the bookmark, the bookmark of the PDF file would ...
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How to use your PDF reader instead of Google Docs in Gmail?

I prefer Foxit Reader over Google Docs, but whenever I receive a PDF file over Gmail I have to either download it or view it in Google Docs. Is there a script (or any other way) to open Gmail PDF ...
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Foxit Reader tab navigation keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to browse between tabs of different open PDFs in Foxit Reader using a keyboard shortcut?
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Copying from Foxit Reader makes spaces disappear

The spaces between words in PDF files disappear when I copy-paste them. This while viewing the files with the Foxit PDF Reader... Does anybody know why this is and if there is a fix?
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Cannot install Foxit Reader add-ons on Windows Vista

I'm trying to install the JPEG2000/JBIG Decoder add-on for Foxit Reader version 3.0.1817 running on Windows Vista SP1 and the install goes on for a couple of seconds then an error pops up saying ...