Foxit Editor, by default, includes several common plugins such as the ECM integration plugin (iManage, NdOffice, SharePoint, etc.), Updater plugin, and others. If you notice that some plugins are missing from your program, it's possible that they have been disabled. There are various ways in which plugins can be disabled, which are detailed in this article. Depending on how the plugins were disabled, the process to re-enable them will vary.
If plugins were manually disabled by end users through the Help tab > Foxit Plug-ins interface, they can be re-enabled by clicking on Help tab > Foxit Plug-ins > turn on the disabled plugins.
If plugins were disabled by an IT admin via configuring a GPO template or an XML file, the following steps should be taken to enable them:
Open the system Group Policy Editor to access the existing Foxit PDF Editor/Reader GPO template, navigate to plugins in the Foxit GPO template > Remove Plugins to enable the disabled plugins （For the plugin you want to enable, please uncheck the box in front of it).
Alternatively, you can delete the two plugins folders in the registry entries written after configuring the GPO template. Navigate to the following registry entries and delete the two plugins folders:
If the above registry entries are not found, search for the following ones and delete the following two plugins folders from there:
To enable disabled plugins in Foxit PDF Editor/Reader via XML file configuration, download the Foxit Customization tool. Select "XML Editor Foxit PDF Editor/Reader" in the welcome window, click on OK to access the XML configuration interface,choose "Add an XML file“ button to bring up "open" dialog box and navigate to selected the existing xm file located in "C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Editor (or Foxit PDF Reader)\ProfStore\ProfStore.xml ".Then navigate to Plugins tab > Remove Plugins to enable the plugins (（For the plugin you want to enable, please uncheck the box in front of it). Click on the Save button in the top left corner to save all settings into a ProfStore.xml file. Distribute the XML file into the “ProfStore” folder located in the main installation folder of your Foxit PDF Editor. By default, the location is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Editor (or Foxit PDF Reader)\ProfStore". Restart Foxit PDF Editor/Reader to apply the XML file settings.
If plugins were disabled during batch deployment installation of Foxit PDF Editor (Reader) using the Foxit Customization tool configured transfer file .mst, these configurations will be written into the following XML file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Editor (or Foxit PDF Reader)\ProfStore\ProfStore.xml" file.
Then please refer to the XML file section in above mentioned Method 2 to re-enable these plugins.
For licenses that are centrally managed through the Foxit Admin Console platform, if the super admin has previously disabled plugins like Cloud Documents, AI Assistant, Foxit eSign, and Smart Redact in the AC platform, the super admin can re-enable these plugins for you.
To do this, in the Foxit Admin console, go to Settings > Product Configuration > Feature Settings > Choose Product (such as Foxit PDF Editor Windows), and then choose which plugin to display in the program and specifically to which users it should be displayed.