Exporting PDF content

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF, User tip and tagged annotate pdf, convert pdf, edit pdf, excel, HTML, powerpoint
  • May 10, 2016
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By Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

There are times when you need to use the content in a PDF file in another application, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, or even HTML. But copying and pasting often makes a mess of your formatting. Cleaning it up can be so time-consuming that you may be tempted to re…

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Better user interfaces and the costs of change

  • This entry was posted in Foxit Reader, PhantomPDF and tagged complaints, ribbon, ribbon interface, UI, user interfaces
  • May 9, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

We’ve had some recent complaints about dropping support for our older UI in recent releases. Operating systems and application software user interfaces have evolved over the years. It is always in the name of progress and productivity, but it often poses a problem f…

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The interesting history (and fascinating future) of PDF software

  • This entry was posted in PDF Reader and tagged acrobat, acrobat dc, adobe, adobe postscript, adobe reader, chrome, create pdf, google, ISO, open-source, pdf market, PDFium
  • May 4, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

PDF’s humble beginnings go back before the widespread use of the Internet. It started with a vision from Adobe Systems founder John Warnock.

In 1984, Warnock released Adobe PostScript. This was an independent page description language that enabled digital documen…

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Foxit IFilter finds PDF files fastest

  • This entry was posted in PDF IFilter and tagged adobe, annotations, bookmarks, foxit, PDF ifilter, sharepoint
  • April 26, 2016
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By Scott Nguyen, Integrated Sales and Support

Do you have a big digital library of pdfs (1000 or more)? That’s a lot of files to manage! If you need to retrieve an old one, it could be similar to finding a needle in a haystack. With Foxit PDF IFilter, you have your own search engine for quickly n…

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What you may be missing when you search PDF documents (Hint: it might cost you a lawsuit)

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged PDF Search
  • April 19, 2016
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By Eric Mcguire, Integrated Sales and Support

Here’s a great article about the importance of PDF search. It addresses the problems PDF searching can pose, plus some solutions…

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The top reasons PDF hasn’t been replaced (yet)

  • This entry was posted in ConnectedPDF and tagged adobe, Foxit MobilePDF, mobile, PDF/A, PDF/X
  • April 12, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

PDF is as old as VHS tapes, but it hasn’t been replaced yet.  Here’s why. And a look at the future.

1. The PDF standard accommodates a wide range of uses

PDF is available in a variety of formats for specialized uses, including PDF/X for printing, PDF/A for doc…

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How to edit a PDF document

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF and tagged adobe illustrator, edit pdf, highlight pdf, phantompdf
  • April 5, 2016
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By Brian Duddy, Product Engineer

A lot of people think that pdfs are “read-only” and can’t be edited. Not true! With the right PDF software, you can easily edit a PDF document. There’s no need to hunt down the original source document, make edits to it in another application, and then convert it…

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Cheap storage does not mean you shouldn’t compress your PDFs

  • This entry was posted in PDF Solutions and tagged PDF archiving, PDF compression, pdf software, PDF/A
  • March 29, 2016
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By Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech Sales Manager

When you scan or create documents using your PDF software, you create files that are ideal for digital storage because they:

  • Don’t require proprietary software to read them
  • Save space
  • Are easy to search and find
  • Won’t get lost (if you’re ba…

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4 must-have features for PDF software in schools today (and 1 for tomorrow)

  • This entry was posted in ConnectedPDF, PDF Solutions and tagged ConnectedPDF, e-books, google, school
  • March 22, 2016
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By Grace Wu, AVP of Marketing Sales & Service

Education today is all about collaboration and online technology. The PDF standard is over 20 years old. Make sure that your PDF software has the following four features. And make sure to read about the next big killer app for pdfs at the end of t…

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