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elfaii

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goodafternoon,
do anyone knows how i can search a word in a pdf file without to look all text each time to get the word
i had install acrobat reader and i can't work with the search tool for some reason i do not know???
thank you in advance!
 

ATMINSIDE

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If the PDF is searchable, you can use Ctrl+F to find a word.
If it isn't searchable, you'll have to use the old fashioned way... scroll and look.
 
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elfaii

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i am searching how i can unlock it...
because any of my files has 150 papers at least..
 

ATMINSIDE

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If you can't use the cursor to select the text, you're pretty much out of luck.
 
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elfaii

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if i can use the cursor but when i copy and paste i take results like that...-> prototype 'ποια θεωρουμε βασικα'
after paste ''Πξια θεωπξύϏε βαςικά'" what i can do???
 

MattNo5ss

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If the pdf was created with scanned images, then you need to OCR the document before being able to search it. OCR software isn't always 100% accurate, but it's much better than the scroll-and-look method.
 
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which ocr i'll try please??
om i finound it i will try it thank you!!