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Search for a PDF by text content

Written by James Calleja
Software Test Engineer at MindTouch
This page applies to:MindTouch Responsive

Search for an uploaded PDF file on your MindTouch site by its text content.

Note to user   NOTE:  PDF files that are over 5 MB will not appear in the search results if searched by its text content but will appear in search results if searched by the file name or the .pdf extension.


Let's say you want to search for a PDF file that contains the text "string." In order for you to find the file, the PDF (in this case the Test.pdf) must be attached to a MindTouch page and meet the 5 MB requirement.


Here's a closer look at the text inside Test.pdf:


Enter the term "string" into a search box. The search results displays the PDF name (Test.pdf) and a link to the page to which the PDF is attached. 

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