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Content commerce and the need for connected documents

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  • February 8, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

If there’s one thing Foxit understands, it’s documents—and the pain points of dealing with them. There is massive global dependency on PDF documents. And while there are huge gains from the information-sharing that takes place, there are also huge risks and vulnerab…

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Foxit updates two SDKs: PDF SDK 5.0 and WebPDF SDK 1.2

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  • February 3, 2016
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By Bill Bean, AVP SDK Prime

Here is brief description of each product and their new capabilities:

Foxit PDF SDK 5.0

Application developers use this powerful, standards-compliant PDF technology to securely display, edit, annotate, format, organize, and search PDF documents and to fill PDF fo…

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Foxit Improves PhantomPDF and Foxit Reader

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  • February 3, 2016
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By Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

I’m glad to tell you about the release of Foxit PhantomPDF 7.3 and Foxit Reader 7.3. Here are the highlights:

Foxit PhantomPDF 7.3

PhantomPDF is a fast, affordable, and secure PDF solution that allows you to develop professional-looking PDF documents and for…

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How to measure distances and areas in PDF documents

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  • February 2, 2016
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By Scott Nguyen, Integrated Sales and Support

Foxit PhantomPDF makes it easy to measure distances and areas of objects in PDF documents with our “Measure Tools”.

These tools are especially useful when you’re creating manuals, instructional guides, forms, and computer-aided design (CAD) drawing…

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Integrating Evernote and your PDF software

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  • January 26, 2016
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By Jenny Li, VP of Project Management

If you use Evernote, you’ll be happy to know that integration with PhantomPDF is built in. So let’s explore just how easily they work together.

Getting started

First, you need a registered account with Evernote. You should also install the Evernote app…

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Search and edit scanned documents with OCR

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  • January 19, 2016
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By Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

Search and edit scanned documents (the magic of OCR)

If your PDF document was created from a scanned file, it is essentially a “picture” of text. But it is easy to change into editable text using PDF OCR.

What is OCR?

OCR stands for Optical Character Reco…

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Share a PDF with Twitter

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  • January 12, 2016
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Maybe you have a price list or page about your new webinars that you want to upload to Twitter. But how do you distribute PDF documents on a site that only allows you to use up to 140 characters? It’s easier than you think.

1. Host your PDF document online

Since Twitter doesn’t host, you’ll ne…

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Working with Bates numbering in PDF documents

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  • January 5, 2016
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Bates numbering gives you an easy way to index a large number of documents, such as invoices or legal papers. All you need is PDF software like Foxit PhantomPDF Business.

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CAPTION: Bates numbering in PhantomPDF Business gives you control over your numbering system.

Create a system for Bates…

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5 reasons to use PDF software

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  • December 22, 2015
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If you share files with others, and especially if you need to keep content secure, you should be using PDF software. If you haven’t already done so, here are five top reasons you should make this move ASAP:

1. PDF software is universal

When you create a document in a word processor, anyone who…

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Multicolumn PDF edits using Link & Join Text

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  • December 15, 2015
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Skip the designer: Multicolumn PDF edits using Link & Join Text

See if this sounds familiar: You have a PDF document with a sophisticated layout—say, with images, graphics and photos, nice fonts, maybe even some drop caps—and you need to edit the text.

The old way is complicated and takes…

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