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search function

Post by bulubuluplopplop » Fri May 22, 2015 12:41 pm

Hello,
for the whole search function, I want to search a particular term in all pdf of my "Documents" folder, but I have an error message saying I cannot search in a library :shock:

How can I search in "documents" ?

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Re: search function

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Fri May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

Dear bulubuluplopplop,

Welcome to our forums.
Please try using the advanced search pane (Ctrl-Shift-F) where you can specify a whole folder, and the Editor will then search all files in that folder.

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Stefan

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Re: search function

Post by bulubuluplopplop » Fri May 22, 2015 12:54 pm

that's what I did, but I cannot search in "my documents" as it is recognized as a library, not a folder. I have this error message :

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Re: search function

Post by Willy Van Nuffel » Fri May 22, 2015 9:09 pm

It seems indeed like it is not possible to search in Windows-"libraries" via PDF-XChange Viewer or Editor.

In fact these (virtual) libraries are a kind of shortcut to one or more "folders" than can be in different locations.

When - in Windows Explorer - you can expand Desktop > Libraries, and you will see
- Documents
- Music
- Pictures
- Videos

When you do a right-mouseclick onto one of these, and you click Properties, you will see (below "Library locations") that this is a bundle of one or more folders in reality.

So, you will normally see "My documents" as a sub-library of "Documents".
When you do a right-mouseclick on "My documents", then click Properties, and click the "Location"-tab, you will finally discover where the files are stored in reality.

So, to run a "Search" via PDF-XChange Editor or Viewer, navigate to the real folder instead of "My documents".

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Re: search function

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Sat May 23, 2015 5:15 pm

Hi guys,

Thanks for the imput Willy, I believe that you 'hit the nail on the head', so to speak.

bulubuluplopplop - please try Willy's suggestion and see if that helps.

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Re: search function

Post by bulubuluplopplop » Thu May 28, 2015 8:32 am

hello,

thank you, now it's working.

I didn't know that "document" and "my document" were 2 different things.

Thank you

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Re: search function

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu May 28, 2015 9:26 am

:)

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