Software to search thru PDF files?

Paul Wary paul_wary at
Wed Nov 17 09:06:46 EST 2004

atikhono <atik21 at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Few month ago I have went across a news on free software that can do 
> keyword search through PDF files. It was written by one "lazy"-genius 
> postdoc or grad.student who get lost in reprints/files.
> Does anyone have info or URL to get to this program?

Hmmm, I haven't heard of such a free program. Can you remember where
you "went across this news"? This might be helpful in finding that
I do know software capable of searching the contents of PDF files but
it is not free software. X1 or Sleuthhound Pro are such programs.


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