pdf viewer for iTouch

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  1. sunjaycap

    sunjaycap New Member

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    Does anyone know of an APP for the iPhone/iTouch that will allow you to search for words within a .pdf document?
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    smart_123_2 New Member

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    itouch has built in feature for viewing pdfs.
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    He asked for the ability to SEARCH within a pdf, not just view the file.

    Viewing a saved PDF (e.g. in an email's attachment), there's no search function. The only app I know of right now that can do searching is Files, from the App Store. It does cost money however. (Files lite, the free version, does not have a searching function).

    Alternatively, if your pdf contains raw text only, you could use the free Stanza app from the App Store. You will have to convert your pdf into epub format using the desktop Stanza program (free from http://www.stanza.com/), but you will be able to search for words within the document.

    On the jailbreak side of things, I'm sorry but I can't help, having never used a jailbroken iPod Touch myself.
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    Files does not have the ability to search within a pdf...
  5. Konor

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    You could try air sharing I think it supports PDFs
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    air sharing doesn't allow you to search either
  7. sunjaycap

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    Pdf searching within a document

    Good news everyone!

    The people at Olivetoast, who make a program called FILES for the iPhone/iTouch, e-mailed me and told me they are working on an update to the FILES program that will allow searching within a .PDF document and it will be available in the next few months. Keep an eye out for it at olivetoast.com

    James
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    Great! I expect that updates
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    Sickly_slick New Member

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    I can tell you that i have no found a jailbreak app that can search.

    Files is a good candidate.

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