Re: [kde] Kfind pdfs
- Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2015 20:36:41 -0500
- From: "J. Leslie Turriff" <jlturriff@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde] Kfind pdfs
On Thursday 08 October 2015 08:07:53 Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 8. Oktober 2015, 12:25:21 CEST schrieb Mark Ballard:
> > I presume this is well known, but feel I must report it as an error.
> > Kfind, a most brilliantly-endowed search tool, appears unable to find
> > text in pdf files. It seems odd to me because I thought I would have
> > noticed this before now, and kfind has such an extraordinarily long list
> > of formats it does handle specifically that it is incredible to think it
> > doesn't handle pdfs.
> > Can I be doing something wrong?
> I think with Baloo enabled Alt-F2 will find PDFs by their filenames and
> contents. But I just find that it does not appear to work consistently with
> PDF on Plasma 5.4.2 and KDE Frameworks 5.14 / self compiled from master
> here, whereas for OpenDocument files it seems to work.
It would not work, of course, with PDFs that contain only images of pages, but
no text content.
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