Foxit reader v2 Build 1516

  bretsky 21:00 24 Mar 2007

Hi folks, just downloaded this program and I don't seem to be able to locate the search facility, I can find the search text dialogue box but unlike Acrobat8 reader I need to be able to search individual drives & do I do this?

bretsky ;0)

  Stuartli 14:31 25 Mar 2007

Click on the first icon on the Tool bar to open up My Documents etc.

  bretsky 14:49 25 Mar 2007

Hi Stuartli, yeah I got that, but what I'm after is a search engine for example, the January PCA 2007 DVD came with a PCA Archive in pdf format which I have copied onto my E Drive which is a totally separate HDD, so when I need to search a specific topic I use the search engine in Acrobat which comes up in a separate window, but foxit doesn't seem to have this facility.

This reason I fancy a change is Acrobate or should I call just Reader is some 117Mb + 16MB for the Chinese Traditional Font Support-bloatware to me, compared to Foxit's 8.45Mb, yes I know, albeit very basic.

  bretsky 14:52 25 Mar 2007

Sorry, should have signed myself, off hit the wrong key!

bretsky ;0)

  Stuartli 15:34 25 Mar 2007

Foxit Reader is 3.7MB on my system...:-)

I use both Foxit and Adobe Reader - Foxit is the default as it's used for the majority of the time.

  bretsky 15:44 25 Mar 2007

Foxit Reader.exe=3.294Kb, Foxit_JS_EXObjects.dll=2.157Kb

  bretsky 15:48 25 Mar 2007

Keep on hitting the wrong keys:


bretsky ;0)

  bretsky 15:50 25 Mar 2007

Should be Uninstall.exe=80Kb

bretsky ;0)

  bretsky 15:00 28 Mar 2007

Thank you for your input, have decided to keep & use both as a lot of my work is saved to this format. Foxit is excellent and very quick and simple to use whereas Acrobat has has the edge with a powerful search engine and email facilities which I need.

Anyway thanks again.

bretsky ;0)

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