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Toggle between split screen in foxit reader

When using foxit reader 7.3, I use the split command (view>page display>split) to split my document either horizontally or vertically. Is there a way to switch between which of the split screen is ...
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Quickest way to copy text in a pdf

I'm looking for the most efficient way to copy text from a pdf using only my keyboard. I want to emulate what I do in Vim, which is to place my cursor at the point where I would like to begin my ...
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Give focus to Navigation Panel in Foxit Reader with keyboard shortcut

Is there a way to give focus to the navigation side panel in Foxit (Reader 7.2.8 / Windows 8) using keyboard shortcuts only? I navigate my desktop almost exclusively with the keyboard and reference ...
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Snapshot to PDF

To my knowledge, the best method to extract a .pdf image from a .pdf report in Foxit PhantomPDF is to: Duplicate the page on which the image exists. Crop the page down. Save the page as a new ...
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Cannot get rid of Start Page in Foxit PhantomPDF Express

I have seen several questions about getting rid of Foxit's Start Page; they all recommend I go to Preferences > General and untick the "Start Page" button under "Application Startup." However, I have ...
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How to open same(pdf) document in two different tabs in foxit reader?

I am trying to open same document in two tabs of foxit reader, but I don't know how to do it. What I did Or What I want to do : 1) I just open one pdf with foxit reader. 2) Same file I want ...
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Search for next comment?

Does a method exist in Foxit Reader which allows the user to search forward or backward to the next page which has comments posted? I'm referring to the yellow popup bubbles.
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How do I delete a signature in Foxit Reader?

I am using Foxit Reader version 7.1.5.425 and “Manage Signatures” only allows me to add a signature, not delete a signature.
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Open multiple foxit windows only on demand

I want to utilise the tab system of foxit reader 99% of the time, occasionally I want to open a new window. I've found this setting however it opens in a new window every single time if I enable it. ...
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How to create multiple column fillable fields in a PDF?

Is there a way to make a fillable field with 2 columns? I guess they are called 'interactive forms'. I have a list of items i want to fill 2 columns on a page in my PDF. I just need to make it ...
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PDF form validations not working

I have created a PDF form with using Adobe Acrobat and added javascript validations on text-boxes like email and telephone numbers. When I fill them with using adobe reader they will validate ...
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Disable “Foxit Reader PDF” tab in Microsoft Office

How can I get rid of Foxit Reader PDF tab from Word / PowerPoint and other Office programs? How can I do this permanently, because I have a strange feeling, that this is a recurring problem and it ...
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How to disable title bar advertisment in foxit pdf reader 7

I am using foxit pdf reader for a long time and i always disabled the title bar advertisement using this method. But recently I updated the foxit pdf reader to 7.0.6 and after that the advertisement ...
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Multi-Tab browsing in Foxit Reader

Is there any way I can change the shortcut for switching between tabs in Foxit Reader from "Ctrl + Tab" to anything else?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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Foxit Reader - Open in new tab instead of new window

Is it possible to open new files in a new tab instead of a new window when "Allow Multiple Instances" is checked in Preferences? This would behave similarly to 2010 Excel or Word. That is, you can ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Foxit Reader 7

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Foxit Reader 7 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small increments ...
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Viewing PDF inside the browser with Foxit Reader

Are the two options below during the installation the same? I use Foxit Reader 7 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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OneNote 2013 Hyperlinks dont work in pdf-export with FoxitReader

If I export a Page to pdf-Format in onenote2013, the external hyperlinks in the resulting pdf don't work. They are blue and underlined but I can't click them and there is no information about the ...
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Highlighting in Foxit Reader

When highlighting text in Foxit Reader, it introduces spaces in between the letters and highlights letter-wise since the last update. Screenshot attached for you, on other pages of the document the ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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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 ...