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  • Bug Find text (Search) is not working properly

    Good afternoon and hello everybody,

    I'm using Foxit reader from about 9 months ago, exceptional reader for me but as soon as I need to search for something ... is a nightmare.

    When I introduce the text (or word) I need to search, foxit finds first or second results, maybe the third but it stop no matter if I press F3, Enter or click with the mouse, simply do nothing. No messages like "reached bottom of document" or "no more results" or ... I really don't know what foxit says when there is no more results because I never can find more than 2 or 3 occurences.

    As example, one of this documents is the one linked with this post (ADE7880 datasheet). If I try to search, as example, "AWATT" I can find the first 2 occurences (related with AWATTOS) but it stop there. I know more results but as example, the definition of AWATT is on Page 86 (I cannot reach there by the search function ... I know it because I read that document entirely).

    This happen to me all the times with all the documents.

    I suppose is not important, but the way I use foxit is "continuous facing" viewing with "fit width" zoom and hand cursor.

    Do someone knows about this or knows how to fix it? I really need to search in long documents.

    Almost forgot, if I open it with AdobeReader or directly from Google Chrome (no plugins) I can search without any problem.

    Please, I love foxit reader and want to use it ... but I need to search too.

    Thanks in advance,


  • #2
    I'm also experiencing this problem. Whenever I have the view set to Facing or Continous Facing, I'm unable to search properly exactly as described at CienTi.

    Foxit has been my PDF viewer of choice for a long time and I'd like to continue using it. Please look into this.


    • #3
      Hi, I like Foxit reader very much but I can't use it without a working search feature.​ Please fix this as soon as you can, this issue has forced me to use another pdf reader instead of Foxit


      • #4
        Hi Guys,

        In Foxit Reader 6.0, there did exist this issue. But it has been fixed in Foxit Reader 6.1. Could you please kindly update your Foxit Reader and give it a try? Thank you.