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  1. Back and Forward button

    I mostly read scientific papers or books who has hyperlinks to equations, figures, references and its annoying to navegate to all pages in between to get back to the last page i was reading. So i think a discrete back and forward button to get back will be awsome.

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    11 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Text to Speech

    Please add a text to speech option (with different speed-options). This is a really usefull for students - read and hear the text simultaniously is much more efficent :)
    Thanks for your work

    101 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    In the latest version of Xodo for Android, you can select text, and from the popover menu tap “Read” (which may be under the three dot menu item) to read the text out loud. Thank you for your feedback!

  3. tab limit

    Configuration option to increase limit of open tabs

    If more that 3 or 5 tabs would be open tab bar could be scrolled sideways.

    96 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! The next version of Xodo (version after 4.7.17) will have the option to remove the tab limit in the document viewer. This will be available as a Xodo setting that can be toggled on or off.

    Best Regards,
    Xodo Team

  4. Highlight without selecting text, like a pen

    highlight text without selecting, like using a yellow pen or box on text without hiding the text beneath, this would be particulary useful when a pdf contains formulas(for example with integration symbols) and it cant be selected easily.

    95 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! Freehand highlighter is now available in Google Play Store \o/ !

    Thanks for using Xodo and for taking the time to let us know how to make it even better.

  5. User created stamps

    the iannotate app has a feature that allows users to make user-centered stamps (such as checkmark or whatever with the drawing function) and store them in the tool bar for repeat use. This is AWESOME for grading papers! Please consider this functionality. GREAT APP! thank you soo much!

    93 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Eraser Tool Size Options

    It would be great if the eraser tool could have the same sort of size options as the freehand pen tool. I use the 0.5pt pen tool extensively, but the erase tool is huge compared to the pen tool.

    85 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    We’re emailing you because we’ve added a feature you requested for Xodo for Android. You can now change the size of the eraser tool.

    We’ve also added a number of other fantastic features that should make your PDF experience easier, faster, and more pleasant. Read more: http://bit.ly/XodoBlog

    Thanks for your help in improving Xodo!

    Cheers,
    The Xodo Team

  7. Flatten Form & Save As

    As a Realtor I reuse our basic forms for different clients. The Save As feature is needed to save in each clients file. Form Flattening when emailing similar to the PDF Expert app is needed as well for security when emailing the form.

    84 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! This feature is now available on Android. Tap the ⋮ menu at the top right of the screen, then choose “Save a Copy” or “Save a Flattened Copy”.

  8. Universal Windows 10 App

    Since windows 10 is out, it would be nice if the app got updated to a universal Windows 10 app.

    77 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The Windows 10 version of Xodo just got released to the store. Any feedback on the new interface and behaviours would be appreciated.

  9. Tabbed PDF browsing

    Open more PDFs at the same time and switch to another PDF using a tab like an internet browser, without close the current PDF to open another document

    74 votes
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  10. Support mouse scroll wheel

    For those with a bluetooth mouse attached, it would be nice if Xodo added support for the mouse scroll wheel. This would allow us to scroll through pages.

    There are plenty of Android apps that make similar use of the scroll wheel, such as the Chrome Android browser for example.

    68 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Page turns with bluetooth controllers like Airturn

    To control page turns with the arrow buttons and in turn allow Bluetooth controller to turn pages. This would be especially useful for musicians using Xodo for music reading.

    64 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Full sync integration with Google Drive

    Full integration with Google Drive for annonating and syncronization

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    7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for submitting your idea! Xodo for Android now supports this feature. If you would like to see this feature for Xodo for another platform such as iOS or Windows devices, please submit this suggestion with the platform name included in the title.

  13. add a page

    add a page on pdf files in windows also

    58 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi All,

    We just released a version of Xodo for Windows 10. In this release, it is possible to add pages to documents. Go to the thumbnails view and select the large + button.

  14. Disable annotation smoothing for styluses (disable post processing)

    When using a stylus, hand written annotations get smoothed in a post processing step which can deform text and render it nit legible. Provide option to disable this effect for better stylus handling.

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    6 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! Annotation smoothing for styluses has been disabled in the latest version of Xodo.

    Please update your version of Xodo to check out the new features and improvements! Thanks for using Xodo and for taking the time to let us know how to make it even better.

  15. Favorites library

    I think it would be nice and time-saving to be able to mark/unmark a pdf/ebook as favorites or with a star, than having to go through folders and "Recent" all the time. :)

    57 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback! A favorites library has been implemented! Please check out this article for more info: http://goo.gl/TwswYa.

    Thanks for using Xodo and for taking the time to let us know how to make it even better.

  16. Taking notes

    I'm using the drawing tool for taking notes but when I save it is softened and what I have written become unintelligible.

    I would like to be able to deactive the softening effect or have a tool to take notes.

    55 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, with latest Xodo v3.7+, this issue should be fixed. Is it working for you? We are marking this as completed now. If you are still experiencing issues, please don’t hesitate and contact us through uservoice! Thanks!

  17. Insert pictures, other pdfs, etc.

    Inserting pictures or other pdf datas into the one I'm annotating (only useful, when being able to insert a new page)

    53 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Continuously save document state

    Currently, if a document I'm using is closed improperly, or even if I just switch briefly to another app, any changes I've made to the document disappear, including:


    • highlights & annotations

    • reading location

    • font size

    • currently open document

    This is the ONLY app I've encountered on a modern mobile device that behaves this way. It makes this app unusable for all but the simplest tasks.

    52 votes
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    completed  ·  42 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. PDF Measurement

    Ability to enter/set a scale (1" = 4', 1mm = 100cm, etc) for a PDF and then be able to make linear or area measurements from the pdf.

    50 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Possibility to use Eraser not pixelwise but make it delete whole lines/signs.

    I really like Xodo! Thank you for developing!
    One feature I miss on Xodo, is that you can only erase pixelwise and not whole lines. Sometimes it is more convenient when you touch a line at one point with the eraser tool that it is deletet completely, like it is done in some other PDF viewers (ez e. g.) Would be really great if you add this feature to Xodo!!
    By the way sometimes the normal eraser tool has some bugs on my device, as it deletes some small parts of lines I didn't touch with the eraser.

    44 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    In the latest beta version of Xodo we added support for erasing strokes, which can be enabled in the annotation style settings.

    You can try out this feature by installing the beta version as described here: https://bit.ly/2ErauEn

    If you have any feedback or questions, please feel free to contact us at support@xodo.com.

    Best Regards,
    Xodo Team

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