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How to Create your own iOS Mobile PDF Scanning Tool

by Conor | October 28, 2021
The ability to scan direct to PDF on your mobile is a function that can revolutionize your document workflows. We’ve detailed how to do this with Android here and in this article, we will be doing the same with iOS. The guide below describes how you can use Foxit PDF SDK for iOS (free 30 […]
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How to Create your own Android Mobile PDF Scanning Tool

by Conor | October 19, 2021
Mobile scanning direct to PDF can transform your document workflows. With features such as automatic page detection, light flash functionality, color management and settings for camera-captured documents to be enterprise-quality PDFs, you can get a lot from just a couple of gestures on a phone when you have the right technology behind it. The guide […]
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How to Add Digital Signatures to PDFs in a Web Application

by PDF SDK | October 8, 2021
Everyone knows what a signature is—it’s how you sign your name at the end of an official document, typically to enter a contract. But what is a _digital_ signature? It’s a digitally generated representation of a person’s identity. This can either be through an image of a person’s actual signature, or it can be a […]
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How to Perform Full-Text Search in PDF using JavaScript

by PDF SDK | September 17, 2021
Sometimes, Ctrl-F just doesn’t cut it. If you’re working with a large collection of documents, trying to find specific phrases or locate sources in metadata can be a nightmare. Thankfully, full-text search is a feature that scans an entire collection and provides detailed results. If you’re working with PDFs, you can use the Foxit PDF […]
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How to Redact Data from PDFs in Java

by PDF SDK | August 9, 2021
Sharing information among various stakeholders is obviously important. And when the information is digital, it’s important to preserve its content and format. PDF files usually meet this need perfectly.  However, it’s not an uncommon scenario to need to share a PDF that happens to include some personal information. Obviously, not everyone who needs that file […]
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Using the Foxit SDK to Edit Text in a PDF

by PDF SDK | July 22, 2021
PDF files are handy when a document needs to be shared but protected from further edits. However, there are some circumstances where you might need to add or change information in a PDF anyway, for example, adding a signature to a contract. Because the very nature of PDFs is to protect the document from edits, […]
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Introducing Foxit PDF SDK 7.6

by Conor Smith | March 31, 2021
Welcome to PDF SDK 7.6! This release comes with lots of new features as well as improvements to performance and bug fixes. Read on below for more information on this update.   Highlights: REAL TIME COLLABORATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR WEB PDF PORTFOLIO SUPPORT ADDED HTML TO PDF SUPPORT FOR LINUX (WINDOWS AND MAC TOO!) NEW […]
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Manipulate PDFs in your Team with Real-Time Collaboration!

by Conor Smith | March 29, 2021
We’re delighted to announce a brand new feature to our Web-based JavaScript PDF viewer; real-time collaboration! This is a sample application using our viewer that allows users to connect multiple clients through a server, webservice or network. Enabling multiple people to work on the same PDF is more important than ever before. Not only because […]
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