Searching for a list of unfound words

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Apr 13, 2022 Apr 13, 2022

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For a couple of years, I've been using the redact functionality in Adobe (Pro) to find a list of words/search strings in technical work, for example to highlight a separate list of cable-numbers on a electrical diagram etc, or a subset of devicecodes in a technical room arrangement or piping & instrumentation diagram. (Ref. Searching and Marking Multiple Words in a PDF ( )


This way, search results can be permanently highlighted, used to visualize progress during projects etc.

It has one big setback though, it won't tell me if some of the search strings cannot be found in the PDF file.

Is there a way to search for a list of search strings in a PDF file which reports the search results, including what exact seach terms could not be found in the document/drawing?


Thank you very much in advance,

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