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[ale] HOW2 search for text in a "PDF" file ?



I have a service manual library on CD for my car.  When I open it  
there are a dozen files for the .exe to play with then there is a  
folder labeled PDF.  In it are about fifty PDF's all label 10001 and  
on.  Once I open them everything works like it should.  I had to open  
each one at a time and create a table of contents for myself since  
20004.pdf isn't very informative.  I don't think there is a way to  
search the files without opening them in xpdf, acrobat or in my case  
Preview.

Mark


On Aug 31, 2005, at 9:37 AM, Courtney Thomas wrote:

> I have a CD with lots of *.pdf files and since I can't boot it on my
> linux box [a Winders CD & Wine won't work either], I hope there's a  
> way
> to find among many, many PDF files... particular files that contain  
> the
> information I seek.
>
> Suggestions ?
>
> Thanks once again,
>
> Courtney
>
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