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From Ben Litchfield <>
Subject Re: Fw: pdf search
Date Fri, 20 Aug 2004 12:34:23 GMT

In order to search through a PDF document the text must be extracted from
the PDF document.  There are several libraries to do that, including   After you have the text from the PDF document you
just add it to the lucene index like any other text document.  You should
go through the intro tutorial to understand how to index/search text using


On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Santosh wrote:

> How can I search through PDF?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Santosh
> To: Lucene Users List
> Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 5:59 PM
> Subject: pdf search
> Hi,
> I am new bee to lucene.
> I have downloaded zip file. now how can i give my own list words to lucene?
> In the demo i saw that lucene is automatically creating index if we run the java program.but
I want to give my own search words, how is it possible?
> regards
> Santosh kumar
> SoftPro Systems
> Hyderabad
> "The harder you train in peace, the lesser you bleed in war"
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