Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

How to add an iOS PDF Viewer SDK to the iOS PDF library with Swift

by Conor Smith | March 20, 2020
  This is the second article in a series on how to build a PDF library app in iOS with Swift 5.0 and Xcode 11. In the first article, we created an iOS application by modifying a FoodTracker application, a sample application of the article “Start Developing iOS Apps (Swift)“. In this article, we are going […]
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Create a PDF Library app in iOS with Swift

by Conor Smith | March 9, 2020
This article is the first in a series on how to integrate Foxit PDF SDK for iOS to develop your own in-app PDF viewer. This means you will be able to open and view PDF documents without leaving the app. We will also make use of Foxit PDF SDK for iOS to add PDF document […]
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Developer Guide for Foxit PDF SDK for iOS (7.1)

by Conor | December 5, 2019
Introduction to Foxit PDF SDK Foxit PDF SDK Foxit PDF SDK provides high-performance libraries to help any software developer add robust PDF functionality to their enterprise, mobile and cloud applications across all platforms (includes Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Android, iOS, and UWP), using the most popular development languages and environments. Application developers who use Foxit […]
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Developer Guide for Foxit PDF SDK for iOS (7.0)

by Conor | October 2, 2019
Introduction to Foxit PDF SDK Foxit PDF SDK Foxit PDF SDK provides high-performance libraries to help any software developer add robust PDF functionality to their enterprise, mobile and cloud applications across all platforms (includes Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Android, iOS, and UWP), using the most popular development languages and environments. Application developers who use Foxit […]
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How to Add Attachments to PDFs with Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

by Conor Smith | June 7, 2019
With Foxit PDF SDK, attachments refer to attachments of documents rather than file attachment annotations, which allow whole files to be embedded in a document, much like email attachments. PDF SDK provides application APIs to access attachments such as loading attachments, getting attachments, inserting/removing attachments, and accessing properties of attachments. Example: How to embed a […]
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How to Apply and Manage Bookmarks with Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

by Conor Smith | June 7, 2019
Bookmark (Outline) Foxit PDF SDK provides navigational tools called Bookmarks to allow users to quickly locate and link their point of interest within a PDF document. PDF bookmark is also called outline, and each bookmark contains a destination or actions to describe where it links to. It is a tree-structured hierarchy, so function FSPDFDoc::getRootBookmark must […]
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How to Apply Signatures with Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

by Conor Smith | May 29, 2019
A PDF Signature can be used to create and sign digital signatures on PDF documents, which protects the security of documents’ contents and avoids it from being tampered with maliciously. It can let the receiver ensure that the document is released by the signer and the contents of the document are complete and unchanged. Foxit […]
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How to Encrypt PDF files with Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

by Conor Smith | May 29, 2019
Foxit PDF SDK provides a range of encryption and decryption functions to meet different levels of document security protection. Users can use regular password encryption and certificate-driven encryption, or use their own security handler for custom security implementation. Example: How to encrypt a PDF file with password #import "ViewController.h" #import ... // Encrypt the source […]
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How to Fill and Manage Forms with Foxit PDF SDK for iOS

by Conor Smith | May 29, 2019
Form (AcroForm) is a collection of fields for gathering information interactively from the user. Foxit PDF SDK provides APIs to view and edit form fields programmatically. Form fields are commonly used in PDF documents to gather data. The Form class offers functions to retrieve form fields or form controls, import/export form data and other features, […]
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