How to modify a PDF document: adding images in Foxit Reader

by Amy Glancy, Account Executive, Public Sector

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PDF is designed to render content inalterable, preserving its look and feel across platforms and for posterity. But what if you need to add, move or delete an image? This article will provide you the details to so easily.

Adding Images with Foxit Reader

You can add an image to a PDF with the Image Annotation command in Foxit Reader. After you insert a new image, you can adjust its size and position, and change its appearance.

To add an image, do the following:

  1. Choose Home > Image Annotation.
  2. Drag a rectangle on the page to define the canvas area for the image.
  3. In the Add Image dialog box, click the Browse button to select the image that you want to insert and click the Open button. You’ll see the URL of this image has been added to the Location field.
  4. Click the Advanced button to edit the settings of the image.

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Moving an Image

  1. Select the Select Annotation command Annotation command or the Image Annotation command.
  2. Place the pointer over the image so that the handle appears.
  3. Click and drag the image to the place you’d like it to be.

Resizing an Image

  1. Select the Select Annotation command Annotation command or the Image Annotation command.
  2. Put the pointer over the image so that the handle appears, and then click the image.
  3. Place the cursor on any corner point. Pointer changes into the cursor showing the
    direction at which the rectangle will be resized.
  4. Drag the cursor outside to increase the size of the rectangle proportionally. Drag the cursor inside, and it will decrease the size of the rectangle proportionally.

As you can see, adding images, moving images and making changes to image in Foxit Reader is very straightforward. For more details, check the Foxit Reader User Manual.


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