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RE: Searching PDF files

From: <Rainer.Scherg(at)not-real.rexroth.de>
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 16:45:25 GMT
The next version of swish-e will have a Description/Summary result field.

Another way may  be: 
  Convert PDF to HTML.
  Doing so retrieve teh PDF title or subject field (e.g. with pdfinfo)
  and generate an HTML title-tag.

Cu - rainer

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Blackstone
> [mailto:cblackst@teacher.mail.arlington.k12.va.us]
> Sent: Friday, January 05, 2001 3:34 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: [SWISH-E] Searching PDF files
> 
> 
> I am indexing PDF files on my server and successfully index the files
> and return the results using a CGI script. However, the search results
> lists the name of the PDF file, which isn't very helpful as 
> all my files
> are of the form XX-XX-XX.pdf (where X is a number 0-9). Is 
> there any way
> to return a more descriptive phrase for each file? something 
> like adding
> text in the Title properties field for the PDF file and then 
> having the
> search return that?
> 
> any help is greatly appreciated
> 
> Chris
> -- 
> <whoami name="chris blackstone" title="web services coordinator">
> 
> Arlington Public Schools
> 1426 N. Quincy St.
> Arlington, VA 22207
> Phone:  703.228.6185
> Fax:    703.875.9491
> Pager:  703.612.3042
> http://www.arlington.k12.va.us
> 
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Received on Fri Jan 5 16:52:18 2001