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Old 06-05-2010, 12:26 AM   #1
dili
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Question Search pdf?


HI
Im doing a small project.i need to search 10 or more pdf files and find required data.how can i do so?.i will make my question more clear with following eg
suppose i have ten text books all about c and i need info about the topic array and how i can search the pdf and find data?
suggetions will be very helpful
thanks in advance

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Old 06-05-2010, 02:21 AM   #2
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A good app for that would be a "desktop search" program. Strigi comes to mind...

Most of these programs quietly rummage around in your files cataloging a database of which to search from.

Most of them are configurable, allowing you to dictate only specific directories to scan.

Good for privacy issues.

Here's a few links.
http://strigi.sourceforge.net/
http://www.tuxradar.com/content/best...p-search-tools
http://desktop.google.com/linux/

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