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 backed…

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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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Translate PDFs into other languages

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  • March 15, 2016
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By Scott Nguyen, Integrated Sales and Support

More than 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power is located outside of the United States. That’s just one of many reasons why translating text into other languages using foxit reader is useful. Here’s how to do it.

Translate text with Foxit

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Turn Outlook emails into PDFs

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF, User tip and tagged bookmarks, create pdf, email, ISO, microsoft, microsoft office, Outlook, PDF/A
  • March 8, 2016
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By Leon Liang, Marketing Research Analyst

Foxit PhantomPDF lets you create PDF files from the entire Microsoft Office suite. And it automatically keeps bookmarks, links, hyperlinks, and outlines from your source files in those pdfs. Here’s how to do it for your Outlook email.

Use the Foxit Out…

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Foxit releases Foxit Reader for Mac and Linux 1.1

  • This entry was posted in Foxit Reader, Update and tagged annotate pdf, foxit reader, linux, MAC, print pdf, retina display, RMS, view pdf
  • March 4, 2016
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By Leon Liang, Marketing Research Analyst

foxit reader for Mac/Linux makes it easy to view, print, and annotate pdf documents. In addition, it supports AD RMS for enterprises that need document access control.

Today, we’re glad to announce version 1.1, with a clean new user interface and usefu…

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Use interactive forms to collect data

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  • March 3, 2016
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By Eric Mcguire, Integrated Sales and Support

Interactive forms (also called fillable forms) allow users to type data directly into the form fields. As you can imagine, it’s much easier for you to collect data—such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses—from interactive forms. Es…

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Easy PDF redaction (with a cool bonus)

  • This entry was posted in Update and tagged excel, microsoft office, powerpoint, Redactor for Office
  • February 29, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

Foxit will soon release Foxit Redactor for Office™, a Microsoft Office plug-in that allows you to protect sensitive content in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint by “blacking it out”. It couldn’t be much easier: Just mark confidential content for redaction in the Office ap…

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Create an electronic signature policy

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF, User tip and tagged electronic signature, UETA
  • February 22, 2016
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By David Rand, VP of Marketing

No pun intended, but electronic signatures and pdfs go hand in hand. Companies use both to get approvals more quickly and close deals faster. If you’d like to use e-signatures in your business, start by creating an e-signature policy. Here are key considerations:…

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Fill out a form with the typewriter tool

  • This entry was posted in PhantomPDF, User tip and tagged interactive, non-interactive, pdf forms, typewriter tool
  • February 16, 2016
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  • 1

By Laura Silva, Marketing Program Manager

PDF supports two kinds of forms: interactive and non-interactive.

Interactive PDF forms have fillable fields. You click in the field, enter your data, and then you can print it or more likely, save it and email it to someone (when they open it, they wi…

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