Foxit PDF SDK 5.3

How to fix “error C3861: ‘InitializeCriticalSectionEx’:identifier not found” or “error C3861: ‘FSCRT_Renderer_CreateOnWindowsDC’: identifier not found”

To fix these errors in Foxit PDF SDK, follow the steps below:

  1. In Visual Studio’s “Solution Explorer” right click on the project with the error and select properties
  2. Select Configuration Properties ->General
  3. Set “Platform Toolset” to “Visual Studio 2010 (v100)”

Note: This article refers to a deprecated version of a Foxit Product. If you are still using Foxit PDF SDK 5.3 or older, please refer to your download package documents for Developer Guide and API Reference.

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Updated on April 5, 2017

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