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Topic: Re: Access and PDFs
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56203
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:17 PM

At 06:35 PM 6/14/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>We're trying to set up something so that our Access database can search a pdf.

Are you doing this on client machines or running on a
server? Since you're using Access, I assume you want software for the
Win32 platform, yes?

>What we're hoping to do is to have the ability to search a pdf from an
>external source (Access). Then there is no space problem. We could enter
>a phrase and have Access search all the files of a certain type and
>(hopefully) presto! it would find all instances of that phrase.

I would recommend that you look into licensing a search engine
that can handle searching/indexing PDF's. That's the "right" way to
approach the problem.


Leonard Rosenthol
Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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