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Mainframeguy

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Hey guys - for my work I needed to find a manual and so I like have all this documentation in .pdf files - a shed load of them in various sub-directories all over a CD. So I tried using the native XP file search on the string I seek within the files, but guess what it finds zilch :(

My guess is this would be down to Adobe encrypting or compressing? :mad:

Now why do they not provide an intuitive file search ability in their Acrobat? Or have they and I cannot find it? :confused: BTW I have an updating version of the Acrobat at level 5 and a Read onyl Version at level 6, if that matters....

Hope someone has hit this and can help....
 

Mainframeguy

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my solution... anyone know better?

Here is what I found - it will work (really slowly) but it costs $60.... Anyone know anything either better or cheaper?

I could try asking my clients to pay for it - or even take a "world" license, but I cannot see them springing for either the $60, never mind the $2,500! :rolleyes:
 

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Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Hey ep!

All good with me, applying for microsoft mvp right now, should have done this a while ago.

Notifications don't work, I only found your response by comming back to hunt up some threads, if you want, give me your email address so we can keep in touch easier, mine is perriscalderon at gmail
Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS

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