Are files within folders searchable? Searching by document name from the root is returning no results...

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As the title asks, are files within folders in the Reader app searchable? I have a series of folders that organize a bunch of content in a way that makes sense for my users, but attempting to search for these files by name from the root "My Documents" page returns no results.

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Adobe Employee , Oct 14, 2017
derek_lau1 Adobe Employee , Oct 14, 2017
hi fccmac,May I suggest you an alternative,1. From the Home screen on your device, use swipe-to-right gesture to get to the "Spotlight" search screen like below,  2. Type the desired PDF's filename into the Search field at the top3. If the document found, it should appear in the list and Acrobat icon will be in front of it like above4. Tap on the found PDF documentThe document should be opened in Acrobat.Hope this help.

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hi fccmac,

May I suggest you an alternative,

1. From the Home screen on your device, use swipe-to-right gesture to get to the "Spotlight" search screen like below,

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2. Type the desired PDF's filename into the Search field at the top

3. If the document found, it should appear in the list and Acrobat icon will be in front of it like above

4. Tap on the found PDF document

The document should be opened in Acrobat.

Hope this help.

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