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Search function in an interactive PDF in indesign

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I want to create a search function in an interactive PDF created in indesign. I would like to search for specific words through out the interactive PDF. Is this possible?

 

 

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Correct answer by Steve Werner | Adobe Community Professional

You don't need to create a search function in an interactive PDF. You just need to use a PDF reader which can do it.

 

If you use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or have a subscription that includes Adobe Acrobat, use Edit > Find or Edit > Advanced Search. Here's a picture of search an interactive PDF form in Adobe Reader:

 

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Search function in an interactive PDF in indesign

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I want to create a search function in an interactive PDF created in indesign. I would like to search for specific words through out the interactive PDF. Is this possible?

 

 

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Correct answer by Steve Werner | Adobe Community Professional

You don't need to create a search function in an interactive PDF. You just need to use a PDF reader which can do it.

 

If you use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or have a subscription that includes Adobe Acrobat, use Edit > Find or Edit > Advanced Search. Here's a picture of search an interactive PDF form in Adobe Reader:

 

Screen Shot 2020-09-03 at 3.00.42 PM.png

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You don't need to create a search function in an interactive PDF. You just need to use a PDF reader which can do it.

 

If you use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or have a subscription that includes Adobe Acrobat, use Edit > Find or Edit > Advanced Search. Here's a picture of search an interactive PDF form in Adobe Reader:

 

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