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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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Unable to stop Foxit reader installing itself continuously

I have Windows 10 with build 19043.1110 and problem with Foxit Reader's version 10.11. It keeps trying to install itself automatically, continuously and endlessly in the background all the time. ...
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Can I redact a PDF using Microsoft Print to PDF?

I'm trying to redact an existing PDF that contains minor personal secrets (E.g., ISP account number, home address. This is not national security). I used FoxitPDF Reader and drew solid rectangles over ...
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PDF Search in Persian Language

My issue is about searching inside a PDF file for a text which is in Persian language. I tried Foxit, Adobe Acrobat, Google Chrome, ABBYY. All i got was the issue that these software can not detect ...
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Is there a way to create a windows shortcut to a pdf bookmark in Foxit reader?

I'm hoping to create a windows shortcut (.lnk) that goes directly to a PDF bookmark. I'm using Foxit Reader & Windows 10. I noticed someone from eTutorials bodged up a hacky add-in to do this ...
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removing a path or image or watermark from all pages of a pdf with adobe acrobat

i have a pdf and in all pages of this pdf there is a gray color path and i can not remove them. is there a way to quickly remove all of these paths from all pages with adobe acrobat or foxit ...
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Windows File Explorer Does Not See Added Meta Data

I use Foxit PDF to read and comment on PDF's and I have a PDF metadata editor that allows me to add custom metadata to the Foxit PDF files. So I add the custom data but when I view it in the Windows ...
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Make handwritten text darker - Pdf file

I scanned handwritten notes, but the text is too gray and when I print it, it is difficult to read. I tried to adjust "contrast" by using many software (adobe acrobat, foxit, nitro pdf), but ...
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Foxit Reader - How to get rid of the feature advertisement box, which interferes with scrolling?

Just above the scroll bar, there is a rectangular area that I am constantly accidentally hitting, which expands when you place your mouse over it, blocking you from being able to press the top arrow ...
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Revive old changes made in foxit reader

I was editing a document on foxit reader. While undoing a change I mistakenly undid a lot of previous changes. Without realizing this I continued editing and when I finally realized what had happened, ...
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How to do a wildcard search inside a pdf file using adobe acrobat DC or foxit

Main question Im trying to find historic dates(1974,1963 etc) in a pdf file which are located randomly using Adobe Acrobat DC or Foxit pdf veiwer Attempts to solve currently adobe website states that ...
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Windows settings UI file associations section crashs while explorer keeps restarting as soon as PDF files are involved

Some days ago Windows showed me a message that there was detected a problem with Foxit Reader which caused Windows to select Microsoft Edge as default PDF reader instead. Foxit detected the change ...
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Foxit Reader : Remove Side Banners From Start Page

Foxit Reader Side Banner Rather than disabling the whole start page, is there a way to remove or edit the default banners (Phantom PDF & ISSUU) that appear besides the history list? I tried to ...
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customizing shortcut keys in foxit reader for linux?

I use foxit reader version FoxitReader.enu.setup.2.4.4.0911.x64.run in linux (peppermint os 10). I searched for customizing shortcut keys, and got the answer is "No" from here, but this answer is old ...
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Is there a real solution to password encrypting a pdf?

I'm trying to make a non-editable pdf using Adobe Acrobat's encryption tool. However even with 256 bit AES encryption I can still remove the password in five seconds using a free online service. Is ...
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Is there a way to mark the page I was left on in Foxit?

I am not talking about the bookmark function, but a way to "keep reading" from where I left without needing to remember the page I was left on. Like a favorite page function.
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Configuration files for Windows Taskbar

I'd like to know (a) where the configuration files for the Windows Taskbar are stored, and (b) how to edit the files to remove the item of malware. Yesterday I installed Foxit Reader and Foxit Mobile ...
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How can I print 4 pages at a time?

PROBLEM: I have been manually copy-pasting pages in sets of 4 i.e. 1-4, 5-8, 9-12..so on, while trying to print pages. I haven't found a way to do this automatically. (If there is a command for ...
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Disable pop-up when selecting text in Foxit-Reader

When selecting (e.g click and drag or double click a word) I get a pop-up, like so: I find it quite annoying, and would like to disable it, but cannot find such a setting. Is this possible, or are ...
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How to Highlight all the same words along with comment in adobe or foxitreader?

I'm reading a PDF about c# programming.I'm not a native English speaker.so,I need sometimes dictionary for finding translate a word. for example,I want to know what is meaning of concern once time ...
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A pdf foxit file with comments and highlights on it is overwritten by latex and thus I lost the comments. Where can I recover the previous pdf file?

A foxit reader pdf file with comments on it is just overwritten by a compile on TeXstudio and thus I lost the comments. Where can I recover the previous pdf file?
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How to make Foxit Reader remember last window size and position?

I am using Foxit Reader as my PDF viewer and am generally quite content with it, however one annoying thing is that when I start it it always resets its window size and position to what looks like a ...
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Foxit Reader Facing View

In Foxit Reader, there is a "Facing View" that allows you to view 2 pages side by side, like a book. It shows page 1 next to page 2. Advance 1 page, it shows 3 next to 4. The problem I am having is ...
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Foxit Reader, highlight text that is read by text-to-speech feature

I use Foxit Reader to have my documents read for me by using Ctrl+Shift+B to start reading Ctrl+Shift+P to pause reading Ctrl+Shift+E to end reading I was wondering if there is an option that ...
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How to remove PDF document from Foxit Reader Cloud?

I used the latest version of Foxit Reader to open a .pdf file. There was a pop-up message. When I clicked "I know", the .pdf file was immediately uploaded to the Internet. I was not signed in to any ...
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How can I disable the security warning in Foxit reader when I open links?

whenever I click a link inside a PDF document in Foxit reader I get this warning: Is there a way to disable it?
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Why can't I download a pdf file since I upgraded to Windows 10?

I did a fresh installation of WIndows 10 pro x64 and I use several browsers, i.e.-> Firefox portable ; Google Chrome portable ; Internet explorer (app and desktop) ; Opera portable. I've always been ...
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Permanently Block a Windows Service

Foxit Reader comes with a windows service. It’s a cloud based service that I don't use and disable when I install the application. When the application updates, via ninite, this service switches ...
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How can I disable “ConnectedPDF”? (When Foxit PDF Cloud is unwanted)

Abstract Since Version 8 the Foxit Reader every user gets this Starupscreen and is urged to connect to the PDF Cloud. This feature is unwanted on our customers terminal servers (and, as I suspect, ...
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how to add pages to an existing pdf

Hi I am using Foxit Reader 7.3.0.118 , I Select Create PDF. Select From Scanner. Hit Scan. after scanning 30 pages I have saved a document. 1) Now let us say I want to add 31st page to above document ...
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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 .pdf. ...
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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 the 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 : I just open one PDF with Foxit reader. Same file: I want to open ...
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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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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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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. I'...