Searching across multiple pdf files

Subject: Searching across multiple pdf files
From: Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: tech writer tech writer <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 07:04:41 -0400

Good morning Tech Whirlers -

I have googled the answer to this question but I felt those with experience
may be able to offer me their experiential knowledge.
The situation is: users need to locate information spread across multiple

Is it possible to search across multiple pdf files using Adobe Reader? And
if so, do all the pdf files need to be open? Does this function work with
Adobe Acrobat?
Another possible solution would be to merge the TOCs of the pdfs. Does
anyone know if this is possible?

Any insights appreciated.


Roberta Hennessey
Technical Writer
(978) 835-4282

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