Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Searching a PDF, part of Building PDFs with Acrobat XI.
One of the significant advantages of a PDF document over a physically printed …document is the ability to search the text of a PDF file to quickly locate …content within the document, which saves a large amount of time. …Let me show you how to do this here. I'm beginning this video with the …Pixology searching file already open on my computer. …And as you can see we do have text on the pages in this document and I want to be …able to find a specific word or phrase in this document that I know I read before, …or I just want to find out if the word exists inside of this document.…
So, to do that I'm just going to go to the Edit menu, and I'm going to choose Find. …And in this find field here, I'm going to do a search for levels. …And I'm going to hit the Next button, and it's going to find the first instance of levels. …If I click the next button, again, it's going to show me where the second …instance is. You can see how it highlights it every …time it finds one of the instances. Now, you can also click on this drop down …
- Customizing the workspace
- Setting the initial view of a PDF
- Changing how a page displays
- Adding bookmarks
- Creating links
- Searching a PDF
- Creating and modifying PDF files
- Collaborating using comments and reviews
- Sharing files via email
- Creating and distributing PDF forms
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Acrobat Interface
3. Viewing and Navigating PDF Files
4. Creating PDF Files
5. Modifying PDF Files
6. Collaborating with PDF Files
7. Sharing PDF Files
Sharing files via email2m 58s
8. PDF Forms
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