[texhax] search for text in a pdf file
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Aug 6 13:04:58 CEST 2004
Maybe use Adobe Acrobat ? That has inbuilt search facilities.
> hello smart folks. i have a pdf file that is some 350 pages. and i need
> to search for one phrase. gv doesnt seem to have a search function, i've
> tried ps2ascii and pstotext after converting the pdf with pdf2ps. the
> resulting txt files just have a bunch of ^L over and over. I'm stumped.
> how do i search for a phrase in a pdf file?
> thanks for any help from a forum that's not really about pdf.
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