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Status: New idea

Thank you for added new text editor but we are looking for more improvement. Add more capabilities to edit text already in the PDF file and Images with OCR. When you do so don't forget the Amharic language scripts.

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Strollin' around

I agree with this, I'm looking to switch over from the Edge Browser as I use that to handle PDF's alongside Adobe Acrobat at times. Everything essential is on Firefox except for highlighting text was actually surprised that wasn't included as a part of the text editor.


Thanks for the idea about OCR, I'm curious to know how many people would be interested in that feature.


@rahid, when it comes to highlighting, we are working on it (

Strollin' around

Oh it's been in progress for two years now, didn't even know thank you for that information.

Making moves

I must say that I respect the Mozilla employees for making sense of these suggestions... How do you even *edit* a PDF using Optical Character Recognition technologies? They recognize characters in pictures... they don't let you edit them. At all.

And editing PDFs is pretty funky, in general, because that format sucks big time.